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Funding Opportunity – D-jil: Innovate and Create Digital Content for Youth

Wednesday , 04 April 2018

Webtv, webradio, YouTube Channels, innovative online programmes…You have a project that aims at giving a voice to young people in the Arab world and would like to take to another level ? Apply for D-Jil and benefit from support to produce online media content for the new generation!

Focused studies in the Arab world show that young people want to play a more active role in the media. They are turning increasingly to social and online media, which offer them greater opportunities for interaction and content publication.

D-Jil is keen to support youth-focused online media initiatives in the following countries: Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria.

When the present call for applications closes, 30 innovative projects will be short-listed, and there will then be a hackathon aimed at enabling those involved to consolidate their projects during an interactive session. After the hackathon, the 10 best projects will receive funding and mentoring.

D-Jil proposes the following to the hackathon winners:

  • A grant of €60,000 to €80,000 for projects of 12 to 24 months;
  • Individual coaching for the production of content and administrative and financial management;
  • Mentoring for selected project leaders relating to the content produced and also to administrative and financial management;
  • Media studies and networking activities (participation in a conference dedicated to the media and young people).
To apply and for more details, click HERE.

D-Jil is run by a consortium of partners with the following members: CFI (France), Samir Kassir Foundation (Lebanon), IREX Europe (France), FMAS (Morocco) and Leaders of Tomorrow (Jordan).

D-Jil is co-funded by the European Union.

If you have any questions, please email your query to the following address before 3 May 2018 at 11.30 a.m. GMT:

Answers to questions will be published on the call for applications platform.

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