APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ONE WORLD MEDIA FELLOWSHIP

Deadline: 07/04/2021
Grant Applications are now open for the One World Media Fellowship aimed at aspiring journalists and filmmakers who seek to make a career out of reporting on stories from the global south. Working in film, print, audio or multimedia, the Fellows’ projects bring together integrity and creativity to present underreported stories that break down stereotypes and build cross-cultural connections. One World Media guides filmmakers and journalists on a single project, and provides a supportive network of mentors and peers through the production and completion of their project.

KARIBU FOUNDATION GRANT PROGRAM – GLOBAL SOUTH

Deadline: 15/03/2021
Grant The Karibu Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to support alternative voices from the Global South that provide alternatives to the dominant paradigms of power, distribution, and development. The grants are aimed at providing human, professional and economic resources to enable movements to continue their struggle for justice; providing support to networks and initiatives that work for deeper analysis, stronger representation and improved capacity for advocacy; and establishing meeting points and joint approaches between groups in the South (South-South), as well as with groups in the North (South-North), to form global alliances in the struggle for justice.

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW COVID INEQUALITY FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline: 21/03/2021
Grant In the US Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Indigenous communities, and other people of color have been affected the most by COVID, and are dying at much higher rates. Incarcerated people have been left unprotected, and those in poverty have been among the hardest hit. To help explore these issues and help people’s stories get told, MIT Technology Review has joined with the Heising Simons Foundation to create five MIT Technology Review Covid Inequality Fellowships.

THE ROSALYNN CARTER FELLOWSHIPS FOR MENTAL HEALTH JOURNALISM

Deadline: 21/04/2021
Grant The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism awards yearlong, non-residential fellowships to journalists from the United States, Colombia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates to report on a mental health topic of their choice. Fellows receive a generous stipend, training, networking opportunities, and access to top experts and resources in mental health and journalism.

STARS4MEDIA CALL FOR INITIATIVES

Deadline: 01/05/2021
Grant Developed by the media and for the media, and co-funded by the EU, Stars4Media is supporting collaborative initiatives developed by at least two media organisations from two different EU countries. These initiatives should contribute to innovation in new editorial products and formats, emerging technologies or other innovations at the organisational level. Stars4Media Second Edition is the continuation of the first European training programme for media professionals to accelerate innovation and cross-border cooperation. 

PEOPLE IN NEED: CALL FOR SELECTION OF REGIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (GEORGIA)

Deadline: 11 October 2020
Grant People in Need (PIN) looking for local organisations that are interested learning more about media literacy and non-formal education methodologies, and then share this information in a series of workshops with their members or clients. Selected regional organisations will be trained in media literacy and fight against disinformation using the documentary film methodology. Following successful completion of the training, organisations will have the chance to apply for funds to implement the People in Need’s documentary film and media literacy project in their own municipalities.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SEI ASIA MEDIA GRANTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

Deadline: 11 October 2020
Grant SEI Asia has announced a Call for Environmental reporting grants for local and regional journalists. SEI Asia will provide six grants to selected local and regional journalists in Asia to showcase impactful stories that highlight critical environmental sustainability issues in the region. Preference is given to early-career, female journalist applicants living in the Mekong Region.

APPLY NOW FOR KNIGHT FOUNDATION COVID-19 RECOVERY RELIEF GRANTS (UNITED STATES)

Deadline: 09 October 2020
Grant The Community Foundation of North Florida (CFNF) has released a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the long-term grant awards to help nonprofit organisations support their new operating model resulting from COVID-19. The Knight Foundation is a national foundation that invests in journalism, the arts, and success of communities where John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers.

NIEMAN-BERKMAN KLEIN FELLOWSHIP IN JOURNALISM INNOVATION

Deadline: 01 December 2020
Grant The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. The fellowship is collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.

CHEVENING AFRICA MEDIA FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP: APPLY NOW!

Deadline: 03 November 2020
Grant Applications are open for The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) that aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists.

CHEVENING’S SOUTH ASIA JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP (BANGLADESH, INDIA, PAKISTAN, SRI LANKA, OR MALDIVES)

Deadline: 19 October 2020
Grant The Chevening is inviting applications for its South Asia Journalism Fellowship (SAJP) that is aimed at mid-career journalists from South Asian countries including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: BIODIVERSITY MEDIA GRANTS 2020

Deadline: 15 October 2020
Grant As a part of Biodiversity Media Initiative project, Earth Journalism Network is pleased to announce a new round of grant opportunities available for journalist networks, media organisations, civil society organisations or academic institutions that are working to improve media coverage of biodiversity and conservation issues in the Global South. The biodiversity crisis is one that impacts all of humanity and does not receive the media coverage that it deserves. Media organizations and reporters have an important part to play in ensuring public awareness of biodiversity and conservation issues, as well as the potential solutions to these problems.

ALBANIAN MEDIA INSTITUTE INVITING PROPOSALS TO HELP PRESERVE MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (ALBANIA)

Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant The Albanian Media Institute is seeking project proposals aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) to help preserve media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for proposals is open to CSOs in Albania operating in the field of media, education, human rights or gender equality. Preferably they are looking for partnership projects with other CSOs.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT ON PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (MONTENEGRO)

Deadline: 14 October 2020
Grant The Media Institute of Montenegro invites proposals for projects aimed at strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations to contribute to the preservation and protection of media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for project proposals is open to civil society organizations in Montenegro dealing with media programs, education, human rights, and gender equality. Priority will be given to projects in which there is a partnership with other civil society organizations.

MACEDONIAN MEDIA INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR CSOS

Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant The Macedonian Media Institute has announced a call for proposals for projects aimed at improving the capacity of civil society organisations to protect media pluralism and freedoms in the Western Balkans. This call is part of the regional project “Resistance to Disinformation and Hate Speech” implemented in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey, with support from the European Union.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PROMOTION OF MEDIA AND LITERATCY IN RURAL AREAS (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA)

Deadline: 07 October 2020
Grant The Media and Civil Society Development Foundation “Mediacentar” has launched a call for proposals for Promotion of Media and Information literacy in Small Towns and Rural Areas to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to contribute to the preservation and protection of media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR PRESERVING AND PROTECTING MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (SERBIA)

Deadline: 08 October 2020
Grant The Novi Sad School of Journalism has opened a call for project proposals aimed at strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to contribute to preserving and protecting media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for proposals is open to civil society organizations in Serbia dealing with media, education, human rights and gender equality programs. Priority will be given to projects in which there is a partnership with other civil society organisations.

UNDP CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE NARRATIVES ON PVE AND TO ADDRESS RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF COVID19 CRISIS (INDONESIA)

Deadline: 02 October 2020
Grant The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites a proposal from CSO/NGO for its Capacity building for syndication among Islamic media and other religion’s online organisations to promote alternative narratives on PVE and to address the religious dimension of the COVID19 crisis (PROTECT Project).