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Fonds Pascal Decroos Low Countries Grant

Organisation: Journalismfund.eu

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: €80,000

Deadline: 27/04/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    – Teams of investigative journalists (starters and seniors) from at least The Netherlands and Belgium who have good ideas for a local cross-border investigation in that region. When relevant to the story, team members from elsewhere can be accepted, too.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: The Netherlands and Belgium
  • Application language: English

Journalismfund.eu is accepting proposals for the Fonds Pascal Decroos Low Countries Grant supported by the Flemish Government.

With this project, Journalismfund.eu aims to address the shortage of local independent journalism by awarding grants to local investigative journalistic projects in Belgium and the Netherlands.

This way, cities in Belgium and the Netherlands could mutually strengthen each other (e.g. by forming each other’s benchmark) and as such increase the impact of the supported publications.

Fonds Pascal Decroos Low Countries aims to strengthen local cross-border, independent, and investigative journalism in order to increase the availability of qualitative local news, and at making citizens more aware of local – and often interrelated and global – issues and possible solutions. As such, it aims to contribute to citizens’ critical thinking, well-informed debates/decisions and to foster civic engagement.

See here to learn more and apply.

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