LINKS - Funding Agencies and NGOs Spezialised in the Support of Communication Initiatives in the South and the East

Ford Foundation - Media, Arts and Culture unit (MAC) finances a wide range of media activities and offers a list of all projects approved
http://www.fordfound.org

Free Voice, Dutch foundation which supports independent media organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America
http://www.freevoice.nl

International Media Support, "strives to provide short and medium-term support to media affected by conflict, whilst also seeking to link its emergency efforts with long-term media development programmes"
http://www.i-m-s.dk

Internews, fosters independent media in emerging democracies and promotes open communication policies worldwide. Internews currently has offices and/or implements projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and North America
http://www.internews.org

IPDC, UNESCO's International Programme for the Development of Communication
http://www.unesco.org/webworld/ipdc/index.html

Media Support, empowers local broadcasters and aims to disseminate lessons learned through publications, training courses, conferences and presentations
http://www.mediasupport.org

Medienhilfe, a Swiss based NGO financially supporting independent media and professional journalism in the area of the former Yugoslavia
http://www.medienhilfe.ch

PANOS, intends to "strengthen the ability of the world´s poor countries and poor people to communicate". PANOS offices worldwide:
PANOS Canada: http://www.panoscanada.ca

PANOS Caribbean, Central America & Washington: http://www.panosinst.org

PANOS Eastern Africa: http://www.panoseasternafrica.org.ug

PANOS London: http://www.panos.org.uk

PANOS Paris: http://www.panosparis.org

PANOS South Asia: http://www.panossouthasia.org

PANOS West Africa: http://www.panos-ao.org

Press Now, Dutch based NGO, supporting independent media in all countries of former Yugoslavia, also offering comprehensive information on the developments of the media in that region
http://www.pressnow.nl

Soros Foundations consist of national foundations in 29 countries (in Central/Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Central America)
http://www.soros.org
and two regional foundations

Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA)
http://www.osiafrica.org and
Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA)
http://www.osiwa.org.

World Association for Christian Communication (WACC), an ecumenical network of Christian communicators
http://www.waccglobal.org