WALLONIA-BRUSSELS FEDERATION: SUBMIT APLLICATIONS FOR JOURNALISM FUND – BELGIUM

Key Information

  • Eligibility:
    • Applicants must be accredited journalists, professionals or trainees – with a Belgian press card –
    • Applicants can also develop collective projects  collaborating with other journalists, photographers, illustrators, etc. as long as they participate directly in the production of journalistic work.
    • Support from the Journalism Fund is available for:
      • professional journalists (from the general press or specialized periodicals), independent or employes. With official Belgian press card (SPF Interior).
      • recognized trainee journalists with AJP press card.
      • collective projects, with at least one accredited journalist. A collective can be made up of a cameraman, a designer or a photographer who supports the accredited journalist. Only the latter can return a project to the Fund, but he or she can apply for funding for the group. In this case, you must check the “collective project” box in the online registration form.
  • Funding amount: at least € 50,000
  • Category: Fellowship
  • Target country: Belgium
  • Application language: English
The Journalism Fund, managed and financed respectively by the Association of Professional Journalists (AJP) and the FWB , supports investigation and major reporting in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation (FWB). by providing financial assistance to journalists.

The Fund is at the service of journalists, but it is as well in permanent contact with those responsible for the news media in the Wallonia-Brussels Federation. It aslo forges special partnerships with other organizations in Belgium, such as the King Baudouin Foundation or the Pascal Decroos Fund, always with a view to promoting the funding of quality journalistic content. The Fund is also a member of the Global Investigative Journalism Network , the international platform supporting investigative journalism.

 

See here to learn more and apply.