Creative Force

Do you work internationally to strengthen democracy and human rights? Do you use media or the arts as a means to bring about change? Are you based in Sweden or do you have a Swedish project partner? Maybe Creative Force is the programme for you. Below you will find general information, useful FAQs and detailed application instructions. The funding decision for the latest call for applications (open 15 June – 31 August) is now available, read more below. The next call for applications opens 20 December 2021 and closes 31 January 2022.
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Creative Force

Do you work internationally to strengthen democracy and human rights? Do you use media or the arts as a means to bring about change? Are you based in Sweden or … Continue reading Creative Force

The FAQs below will answer most of your questions about the programme.

Have you already been awarded a grant? Do you have a question about your ongoing Creative Force project? Have a look at the FAQs at the bottom of the page.

If you cannot find the answer to your question, send an e-mail to creativeforce(a)si.se.

FAQ: Applying for funding from Creative Force
FAQ: The programme objectives and strategies that steer Creative Force.
FAQ: If you already have a grant from Creative Force ...

Conference Report: Lessons from 10 years of Creative Force

In May 2019 SI organised a day of workshops for previous Swedish grant recipients. Our aim was to learn from their combined wealth of experience in order to shape the programme going forward. The participants worked with great enthusiasm and generated much valuable advice. Read more about the day’s findings in this English-language summary of the report.

Data Protection

The Swedish Institute (SI) is a public agency. As such, all applications received by SI are in the public domain. When you apply to Creative Force we require you to give the name and contact details of the responsible person at the Swedish applicant organisation and at the chief international partners. We use this information to process your application. If we then grant you funding we will occasionally use this information for publicity, analysis or monitoring purposes. This information may also be shared with staff at Sweden’s diplomatic missions in relevant countries. Read our Privacy Policy.

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