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Call for Applications: Investigative Grant Programme 2022 in Kyrgyzstan

Organisation: Justice for Journalists Foundation

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – The Foundation will give preference to the established media and NGOs with stringent reporting procedures and proven track record of successful projects.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Kyrgyzstan
  • Application language: English and Russian

The Justice for Journalists Foundation (JFJ) is launching its call for applications for its annual Investigative Grant Programme. Their grants cover the hard costs of getting to the story and reporting it – airfare, hotels, meals, ground transportation, fixers, translators, as well as the reasonable fee for the justifiable duration of the project. The Foundation is giving preference to the established media and NGOs with stringent reporting procedures and proven track record of successful projects.

In 2022, JFJ solicits grant applications aiming to look into the investigations in these general subject areas including: investigation into physical violence and abuse, as well as harassment and bullying campaigns against media and journalists, investigation into the illegal tapping/surveillance of media workers in countries beyond the geography of Pegasus project (for example,  use of technology to persecute journalists in Central Asian states), laws used to carry out an arbitrary detention of professional and citizen journalists in Belarus, China, Hong Kong, Turkey and Myanmar. The extensive list of subject can be found here.

Justice for Journalists Foundation is non-partisan and does not support any political agenda. The Foundation is guided by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights which among other rights upholds the right to freedom to hold opinion and seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

See here to learn more and apply.

Status: Closed

Type:
  • Grant

Funding Size: $80,000

Deadline: 20/03/2022

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