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Support “MADA”

   Your support is vital in enabling The Palestinian Center for Development and Media Freedoms “MADA” to fulfil its mission:  “A free and Professional Media in Palestine”.

There are many means that you can support us to help in achieving our objectives and ensure our development and sustainability:

Share our work:

MADA publishes annual, semi-annual and monthly reports, in addition to other studies  that are all listed on our website or Facebook, free and easy to share with your friends and networks (


Visit our office:

Consulates and Representative office, international NGOs , can arrange their official delegation to  visit o MADA,  we will  brief them about freedom of expression situation in Palestine.


Send letters:

Send letters to all concerned parties demanding for active steps to stop violations against media freedoms and journalists.


Financial Support:

MADA is equivalent to a U.S. public organization, after it was granted ED certificate last year from the NGOsource.

We accept all types of unconditional donations including:

General Support

That covers basic “core” organizational and administrative costs and activities,  part of its activities, its participation in regional, international workshops and conferences and its participation in the Human Rights Council.


Funding one of MADA’s projects:

  • The legal assistance
  • The study unit
  • Intellectual property protection
  • Access to information
  • MADA Media magazine
  • Media literacy

  Your support will contribute in enhancing freedom of expression and media development in Palestine.

For more information about supporting MADA please Contact:

Outreach officer:  Razan Namari/ mada@madacenter .org

General Director: Mousa Rimawi/


(Please read MADA impact during the past 10 years).



Current projects:




General Support

 Beginning : 1/10/2016

End : 30/9/2018

Amount : 193,000$

Donor : Open  Society Foundations (OSF)



: Countering hate speech in PalestineEntile

Start date: 1/8/2018 

End: 28/2/2019

Budget: 34.985 $

Donor: Unesco/ International Programme for the Development of Communication.


Entile: A step forward towards enhancing freedom of expression in Palestine

start date: 1/1/2018

End: 31/12/2020

Donor: European Union 

Budget: € 498.500


Entile: "Women Journalists, first, towards professional journalists & reducing gender stereotyping "

Start date: 01/06/2017

End Date:31/05/2018

Amount: € 45.000

Donor: Representative Office of Finland-Ramallah


Entitled: Combating self-censorship and  protecting digital Rights in Palestine

Start Date: 01/04/2017

End Date: 31/03/2018

Amount: € 49,700 

Donor: European Endowment for Democracy



Enitled: International Advocacy

Start Date: 01/04/2017

End Date: 01/04/2018

Amount: $10,000

Donor: The Global Network Defending and promoting free expression (IFEX)



MADA’s international memberships


  • MADA was granted a special consultative status at the ECOSOC in April 2016.
  • MADA is a member of the Palestinian Nongovernmental Organizations Network (PNGO) and a local coalition,  the Arabic Network for Freedom of Information (AFOINET)
  • World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WANOIFRA)
  • The civil forum to enhance wise governance in the security sector in Palestine
  • MADA is the founder of the Coalition to Defend Freedom of Expression
  • MADA is the only Palestinian member of the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) and was elected to its council in June 2011. 
  • MADA became a member of the Anna Lindh Foundation on April 15th 2013
  • MADA became a member of the Freedom of Information Advocates Network (FOIA net) on December 11th 2013
  • MADA is a member of the Press Emblem Campaign (PEC) in Switzerland and awarded a PEC prize in June 2009 for its role in defending Palestinian journalists.
  • Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)
  • Ethical Journalism Network (EJN)
  • Member of The Community of Democracies Working Group on Promoting Freedom of Opinion and Expression.