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IJ4EU Investigation Support Scheme

Organisation: Investigative Journalism for Europe (IJ4EU)

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: €5,000 to €50,000

Deadline: 23/02/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    Applications must be sent by teams of journalists and/or news organisations that meet the following criteria:
    – Must be based in at least two EU member states, or
    – Must be based in at least one EU member state and one official EU candidate country (Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey or Ukraine)
    – Third-country team members from further afield are welcome to take part, but they must be part of teams that fulfil the core geographical criteria described above
  • Funding type: Programmatic
  • Application language: English

IJ4EU’s Investigation Support Scheme provides financial support to cross-border journalistic teams working on investigations of public interest in Europe.

Teams working in countries where investigative journalism is under pressure, including financial and political pressure, are especially encouraged to apply.

Projects on all topics will be considered.

Eligible topics includes, but is not limited to:

  • Corruption, illicit enrichment and financial crime;
  • Security, democracy and human rights;
  • Environment and climate change;
  • Health, including the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Applicants to the Investigation Support Scheme can request grants of between €5,000 and €50,000.

See here to learn more and apply.

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