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Grants for Journalistic Work about Ukraine

Organisation: Network for Border Crossing Journalism

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Media support

Funding Size: Up to €5,000

Deadline: 03/06/2024

  • Eligibility Criteria
    – The program is open to journalists from the project’s participating countries: Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, and Ukraine;
    – Applicants are expected to form teams of two to four members, and submit one application per team for a single project;
    – It is necessary for the team to include at least one journalist from the EU and one journalist from Ukraine. This condition is essential for fostering cross-border collaboration.
  • Type of Funding: Programmatic
  • Target Region: Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, and Ukraine
  • Application Language: English

The Europe-Ukraine Desk at the Network for Broder Crossing Journalism (n-ost) offers grants for journalistic work to journalists producing and publishing high-quality, in-depth, underreported stories that focus on Ukraine.

The grants for journalistic work aim to enhance European media coverage of Ukraine by promoting cross-border journalism, fostering a lasting journalistic network and amplifying Ukrainian voices and perspectives.

Supported Projects

The Europe-Ukraine Desk grants offer support for journalistic projects spanning various genres and formats: podcasts, features, documentaries, printed or online stories, books, comic strips, photos, and cross-media productions. The programme focuses specifically on in-depth stories and high-impact reporting, as well as sustainable and scalable projects.

Evaluation Criteria
  • Relevance of the topic;
  • Added value compared to mainstream coverage (stories that lack attention);
  • Clarity of the project;
  • Potential outreach and impact;
  • Budget rationality;
  • Creating new network opportunities.
Funding Information

The maximum grant amount that can be requested by an applicant’s team is €5,000. The stories should be produced within 3 months and published by at least one media outlet based in an EU country by November 2024 latest.

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