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Digital Tools to Support Journalists Fund

Organisation: International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ)

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: $10,000 each

Deadline: 15/04/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – You must be a working journalist or media technologist either in a full-time or freelance capacity, with a demonstrated portfolio of work.
    – You must be a member of ICFJ’s Network (i.e. an alumni of ICFJ’s programs, an ICFJ award winner, a member of the ICFJ Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting, etc.).
    – Eligible Nationalities and/or Citizens in Eligible Regions (including Exiled Media): Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltics, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltics, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.
  • Application language: English

Grants of up to $10,000 each are available for projects to elevate reliable coverage such as data visualizations, digital security tools, platforms to share stories more widely, databases of public information, or other innovative ideas.

Applicants should explain what needs the project would meet, its target users, who would produce it, and how it would be implemented and made available publicly.

These tools can be published in any language. We strongly encourage exiled media technologists, especially Russians and Ukrainians, to apply.

See here to learn more and apply.

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