The main objective of the Grant Program "Support for increased quality of media content and strengthening of minority language media production in Estonia, Latvia nan Lithuania" is to increase quality and attractiveness of local, regional and national media and media products in the Baltic countries, with a special focus on inclusive content in minority languages and ethnically diverse or distinct regions.
The application can be submitted by editorial offices of media outlets registered in one of the three Baltic States, or by individual freelance journalists.
NB! The grant scheme will concentrate on the production of media content, and will, therefore, not be able to support directly the enhancement of skills and capacities of media professionals, study trips, training, purchase of equipment, rent of premises etc.
In 2020 the program received 83 funding applications - 35 from Latvia, 33 from Lithuania, 15 from Estonia, of which support was provided to 29 projects - 11 from Latvia, 10 from Lithuania, 8 from Estonia and granted 227,000 euros to advance efforts in development of minority language media in the Baltic countries.