MDDA OPENS CALL FOR GRANT FUNDING APPLICATIONS 2021/22
Johannesburg, South Africa, 24 May 2021 – The Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) will officially open the 2021/22 Call for Grant Funding Applications for a six-week period commencing on 24 May 2021. Community media projects, including radio, TV and print and digital publications, as well as small commercial print are invited to apply.
“These Grant Funding Applications aim to encourage media ownership, access and control particularly by historically disadvantaged communities and diminished indigenous language and cultural groups,” commented MDDA CEO, Zukiswa Potye. Funding is one of the central factors towards ensuring successful empowerment, sustainability, and transformation of the community media sector. To this end, the application process will be effected through compliant, cost-effective and transparent selection procedures, in-line with corporate governance principles and compliance with the Agency’s legislative framework. The qualifying criteria and online application system are obtainable on the MDDA website, www.mdda.org.za.