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Jogo Limpo: a Program to improve Brazil’s news ecosystem

Organisation: International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ)

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Mis- and Disinformation

Funding Size: $150,000

Deadline: 15/05/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:– Proposals can be submitted by journalists, fact-checkers and collaborative teams (including professionals who aren’t journalists but working against mis- and disinformation in any capacity for at least the last six months).
    – Organizations and individuals (if they are over 18) are welcome to submit up to three proposals, one per category.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Brazil
  • Application language: Portuguese

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in partnership with YouTube Brazil has launched the Jogo Limpo, ‘Fair Game,’ a program to fight misinformation during the 2022 presidential election in Brazil.

This program aims to empower journalists, fact-checkers and the Brazilian news media ecosystem to fight misleading content about the voting system and the electoral process.

All projects must:

  • Be related to electoral mis- and disinformation.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of creativity and innovation.
  • Have a clear connection to journalism and the news ecosystem

Grants of up to $25,000 (adding to a total of $150,000)

See here to learn more and apply.

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