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.

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.

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.

UNESCO ACCEPTING PROPOSALS FOR IPDC MEDIA DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS

Deadline: 19/02/2021
Grant Every year, IPDC supports an extensive range of projects in developing countries worldwide. The projects are submitted by local media organizations seeking to expand opportunities for free, independent and pluralistic media. The proposals are selected in line with UNESCO’s strategic programmatic approach in each country based on their specific development needs.

INTERNEWS SUBGRANTS OFFICER – MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA

Deadline: Ongoing
Job Vacancy Internews is seeking a Subgrants Officer to support the Middle East and North Africa program management unit (MENA PMU). The Subgrants Officer ensures the execution of Internews grants within the framework of projects funded by US and European donors. The Subgrants Officer is responsible for establishing and maintaining effective and productive relationships with local media organizations.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ICFJ KNIGHT INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM AWARDS 2021

Deadline: 21/02/2021
Grant The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) seeks nominations for the 2021 ICFJ Knight International Journalism Awards. The ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award recognizes excellent reporting that makes a difference in the lives of people around the world. Recipients of the ICFJ Knight International Journalism Award are reporters, editors, technologists, media managers or citizen journalists who, despite difficult circumstances, produce pioneering news reports or innovations that make a significant impact in their countries.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2021 SAMIR KASSIR AWARD

Deadline: 01/03/2021
Grant The European Union is currently seeking applications for the 2021 Samir Kassir Award. The award aims to “legitimise freedom of thought and encourage freedom of the press in countries that have committed to the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership, in order to assert their rejection of violence, intimidation, threats and recurring and consistent attempts to curtain freedom of expression”.

AN OPEN FUND FOR PROJECTS DEBUNKING VACCINE MISINFORMATION

Deadline: 31/01/2021
Grant The COVID-19 Vaccine Counter-Misinformation Open Fund is aimed at supporting journalistic efforts to fact-check misinformation about the COVID-19 immunization process that specifically seek to support audiences that are underserved by fact-checking or targeted by misinformation. The Fund will make up to USD $3,000,000 available for projects which demonstrate a clear potential to provide effective corrective tools and content to counterbalance COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.

SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR 2021 SIGMA AWARDS

Deadline: 01/02/2021
Grant Nominations are now open for the 2021 Sigma Awards to empower, elevate and enlighten the global community of data journalists. The Sigma Awards is a competition to celebrate the best data journalism from around the world. The international data journalism community is facing many challenges, and they want to support them. This year’s Sigma Awards will be about highlighting the very best data journalism done about the pandemic (and building an international database record of such projects), but also those covering other topics such as politics, sports, or the environment.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATIVE MEDIA FOR PEACE, SOCIAL COHESION AND RECONCILIATION IN TURKEY, MIDDLE EST AND NORTH AFRICA

Deadline: 29/01/2021
Grant The European Union (EU) has launched a call for applications for the Innovative Media for Peace, Social Cohesion and Reconciliation in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. The global objective of this call for applications is to promote peace in the digital space and enhance resilience of conflict-affected and fragile societies to media harmful content in Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza Strip and Yemen.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MEDIAFUTURES SUPPORT

Deadline: 28/01/2021
Grant Are you a startup from the media field, working with data? Are you willing to make data exploration both entertaining and informative? Do you question the impact of data and technology on individuals and society? The MediaFutures support programme is looking for startups eager to reshape the media value chain through innovative, inclusive and participatory applications of data and user-generated content.

INCLUSIVE MEDIA, COHESIVE SOCIETY – CALL FOR PROPOSAL

Deadline: 10/01/2021
Grant The Samir Kassir Foundation
(SKF) and the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) invite proposals from Lebanese independent media platforms for the provision of financial and professional support. Grants of up to $55,000 (USD) are available for capacity-building projects that would support content production, staff resourcing, and organisational sustainability initiatives.

GRANTS FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM ON ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME

Deadline: 22/01/2021
Grant GRID-Arendal is a non-profit environmental communications centre based in Norway and supported by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, among other donors. GRID-Arendal is offering grants for investigative journalism projects focused on environmental crime in developing countries. Currently, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we seek to support investigative reporting that involves little to no travel.

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.

INTERNEWS – EMERGENCY GRANTS FOR WOMEN JOURNALISTS IN DISTRESS | UPDATED

Deadline: 12/2020
Grant Internews Iraq in one of its Project Our Voices, is proving emergency grants to assist women journalists in emergency or unexpected crises events that significantly impact individuals’ operations, security, or financial sustainability. The grant range includes; legal aid counter threats of imprisonment in extreme cases, psychological and medical care for incidents directly related to threats and crises caused by one’s work as a journalist.

GRANTS PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS [MENA]

Deadline: 08/12/2020
Grant Journalists, researchers and activists whose work focuses on Arab societies can apply for this program. Funded by the Ford Foundation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is accepting submissions for its grants program on the theme of “Health and livelihoods in the Arab region: wellbeing, vulnerability and conflict.”

ONLINE SAFETY TRAINING FOR MENA-BASED JOURNALISTS

Deadline: 30 October 2020
Training The ACOS Alliance along with four of its signatory organisations, Frontline Freelance Register, Gulf Center for Human Rights, Marie Colvin Journalists’ NetworK, and SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom are working in partnership to offer 50 journalists based in the Middle East free access to a safety training course provided online by experienced media safety trainers at Silk Road Training.

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.

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.