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Jumpstart Citizen Media in Your Community with a Rising Voices Microgrant

For its 2013 microgrant awards, Rising Voices, the outreach arm of Global Voices Online, is seeking submissions from individuals, grassroots groups, networks, and organizations who have ideas about how to help local communities leverage citizen media. You can browse their projects page to get a sense of the kind of citizen media initiatives they’ve supported in […]

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Rising Voices Announces Its 2012 Grantees

Every year, the good people at Rising Voices issue a call for applications for projects that will help underrepresented communities take advantage of participatory media tools to amplify their voices and join the “global conversation” online. This year, after receiving 1,178 applications from 122 countries, the Rising Voices team had the unenviable task of choosing […]

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Fundraising for Human Rights: A New Tactics Dialogue

This month’s online dialogue at New Tactics in Human Rights is about fundraising for human rights. Here’s the lead-in: Protecting and promoting human rights is valuable and important work. In order to do this work, organizations need financial resources. Although there are many funders that recognize the value in financially supporting human rights efforts, many […]

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