JOURNALISMFUND.EU LOCAL (PILOT)

Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant Journalismfund.eu aims at addressing the shortage of local independent journalism by awarding grants to local investigative journalistic projects in Belgium and the Netherlands and by stimulating the cross-border collaboration. In this way, cities in Belgium and the Netherlands could mutually strengthen each other (e.g. by forming each other’s benchmark) and as such increase the impact of the supported publications.

INTERNEWS CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 MISINFORMATION AND RUMORS

Deadline: 18 September 2020
Grant The Internews “Rooted in Trust” project is calling on journalists, multimedia producers, media outlets, and community-based organizations in seven focal countries to apply for funding to produce impactful content and/or activities to help fight against the “Infodemic” of misinformation and rumors that have hampered efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

EC CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PREPARATORY ACTION ON MEDIA LITERACY FOR ALL

Deadline: 30 September 2020
Grant The call aims at boosting media literacy in Europe through pursuing innovation and collaboration across media literacy communities within the EU, including by building on and scaling up existing solutions. Innovative strategies are sought, to inform citizens of disinformation and to promote a responsible use of communication channels offered by social media.

PULITZER CENTER’S DATA JOURNALISM GRANTS PROGRAM

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight under reported issues. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION PILOT PROJECT: ESTABLISHING AN EXCHANGE OF MEDIA ‘RISING STARS’

Deadline: 11 September 2020
Grant The main objective of the Pilot Project under this call is to facilitate the mobility of media professionals and cross-border cooperation between such professionals and media outlets as a means to promote innovation in the European media sector and foster an environment conducive to quality journalism and media pluralism.

AMAZON RAINFOREST JOURNALISM FUND

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for journalists based in and reporting for local and regional outlets in the Amazon region on projects related to tropical rainforests. The supported projects will focus on the tropical forests’ role in the overall climate equation and weather patterns globally, regionally and locally, and the consequences for human life and living conditions caused by deforestation; deforestation drivers; and solutions to halt deforestation.

CONGO BASIN RAINFOREST JOURNALISM FUND

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for journalists based in and reporting for local and regional outlets in the Congo Basin on projects related to tropical rainforests. The supported projects will focus on the tropical forests’ role in the overall climate equation and weather patterns globally, regionally and locally, and the consequences for human life and living conditions caused by deforestation; deforestation drivers; and solutions to halt deforestation.

SOUTHEAST ASIA RAINFOREST JOURNALISM FUND

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for journalists based in and reporting for local and regional outlets in Southeast Asia on projects related to tropical rainforests. The supported projects will focus on the tropical forests’ role in the overall climate equation and weather patterns globally, regionally and locally, and the consequences for human life and living conditions caused by deforestation; deforestation drivers; and solutions to halt deforestation.

RAINFOREST JOURNALISM FUND – INTERNATIONAL PROJECTS

Deadline: Rolling
Grant The Pulitzer Center is inviting proposals for grants to journalists reporting for wide-reaching major news media outlets on tropical rainforests in any part of the world. The supported projects will focus on the tropical forests’ role in the overall climate equation and weather patterns globally, regionally and locally, and the consequences for human life and living conditions caused by deforestation; deforestation drivers; and solutions to halt deforestation.

JOURNALISM 360 CHALLENGE

Deadline: 20 August 2020
Grant The Journalism 360 Challenge is an open call for ideas using immersive storytelling to discover new ways to engage audiences and advance the field of journalism.
Winners will receive a share of $100,000 for early-stage projects that help expand best practices for technologies including, but not limited to: 360 video, spatial audio, augmented reality, virtual reality and mixed reality.

EUROPEAN CROSS-BORDER GRANTS

Deadline: 2021
Grant This awarded European Cross-Border Grant programme (running since 2009) will support professional journalists who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European affairs. The project may include cross-border research, networking between colleagues, and established and innovative investigative methods that are at the same time original, innovative and intensive.

ASIA-PACIFIC MEDIA GRANTS 2021

Deadline: 15 August 2020
Grant The Earth Journalism Network are offering $5,000-15,000 grants as part of the Earth Journalism Network’s Asia-Pacific project, which aims to boost the quantity and quality of environmental and climate coverage in the region and empower at-risk communities by informing them about environmental issues and amplifying their voices in the media.

ASIA-PACIFIC STORY GRANTS 2020-21

Deadline: 28 August 2020
Grant The Earth Journalism Network are offering approximately 30 grants averaging $1,500 to journalists and media practitioners with experience in investigative reporting and covering environmental issues from South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific.

CONSERVATION AND WILDLIFE REPORTING IN EAST AFRICA GRANT

Deadline: 15 February 2020
Grant Earth Journalism Network is offering grants to 10 journalists in East Africa to report on issues related to wildlife trafficking, conservation, and protection efforts. These story grants will support reporting that explores the consequences of environmental destruction.