CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE INITIATIVE

Deadline 30/06/2021
Grant Applications are now open for the Community-Based Social Media Influencers. This will depend on the specific challenge but generally they are unable to provide more than USD 50,000 to ensure that a number of different country operations can benefit from the available support.

U.S. EMBASSY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME IN BRUNEI

Deadline: 30/04/2021
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The Public Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy Bandar in Brunei Darussalam is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through its Small Grants Program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for small grants of up to a maximum of B$30,000. Grants are to be implemented in Brunei Darussalam over an implementation period of one to two years.

IWMF’S HOWARD G. BUFFETT FUND FOR WOMEN JOURNALISTS

Deadline: Ongoing
Grant The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists. Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists.

STRENGTHENING SAFETY OF JOURNALISTS AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTIC STANDARDS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Deadline: 21/01/2021
Grant UNESCO Jakarta is looking for partner to design and implement capacity building training on the safety of journalists’ physical and/or digital nature as well as ethical and professional standards in journalism to take place between March and October 2021. Under the framework “Strengthening Safety of Journalists and Professional Standards in the Philippines”, the project aims at contributing to strengthening the safety of journalists in the Philippines through capacity building for the journalists.

MONEY TRAIL: GRANTS FOR AFRICAN, ASIAN, AND EUROPEAN JOURNALIST

Deadline: 14/12/2020
Grant In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for (teams of) African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse money laundering and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. The primary goal of this grant is to expose illicit finance, tax abuse, corruption and money laundering.

OSCE: CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Deadline: 31/10/2020
Grant The aim of the #SAIFE project is to develop policy recommendations on the most effective ways to safeguard freedom of expression and media pluralism, when deploying AI. Funded initiatives must support RFoM’s #SAIFE project on the impact of AI on freedom of expression, as well as the overall mandate to safeguard media freedom and freedom of expression across the 57 OSCE participating States.

ILO SEEKING APPLICATIONS FOR GLOBAL MEDIA COMPETITION ON LABOUR MIGRATION & FAIR RECRUITMENT

Deadline: 31/10/2020
Grant The competition aims to promote quality reporting on labour migration issues. It will give awards to two published media pieces. For the first time it will also give prizes for two ‘synopses’ of stories to be developed on labour migration or fair recruitment.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND FOR JOURNALISTS

Deadline: 15/11/2020
Grant The National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities. This fund will place particular emphasis on delivering news to underserved populations, particularly where there is a dearth of evidence-based information getting to those who need it.

THE MCGRAW FELLOWSHIP FOR BUSINESS JOURNALISM

Deadline: 15/01/2021
Grant The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant investigative or enterprise story that provides fresh insight into an important business, financial or economic topic. They accept applications for in-depth text, video or audio pieces, and they encourage proposals that take advantage of more than one storytelling form to create a multimedia package.

MEMBERSHIP IN NEWS FUND

Deadline: 06/11/2020
Grant The Membership in News Fund provides financial and venture support to help news organizations build strong and flexible relationships with their audience members that can drive greater sustainability and impact – and help expand the journalism field’s understanding of what works. Membership Puzzle Project first launched the Membership in News Fund in 2018. Ahead of Membership Puzzle Project’s August 2021 sunset, we’re reopening the fund to support membership development projects. 

RED FLAGS OR RESILIENCE? COVID-19’S IMPACT ON ACTROCITY RISKS

Deadline: On a rolling basis
Grant The Stanley Center is looking to commission content (written work, photo essays, etc.) that provides commentary or analysis on how the coronavirus pandemic (and government responses to it in countries around the world) has been impacting the factors for risk or resilience to mass violence and atrocities.

UNITED NATIONS DEMOCRACY FUND PROJECT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES 15TH ROUND OF FUNDING

Deadline: 01/12/2020
Grant UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. In this Round, UNDEF particularly welcomes projects that address challenges to civic space and democracy as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.