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Local Cross-Border Journalism Grant Programme (Europe)

Organisation: Journalismfund.eu

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – Local Cross-Border teams of at least two professional journalists and/or (local) news outlets can submit a proposal for a journalistic investigation about any issues that concern and relate to Europe.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries:  Europe
  • Application language: English

Journalismfund.eu is seeking applications for the Local Cross-Border Journalism Grant Programme to support local cross-border investigative teams of professional journalists and/or news outlets to bring the locals to the European level as well as to local citizens all over Europe.

This grant programme aims to address the shortage of local journalists and award grants to local investigative and in-depth journalistic projects. The key aspect of this programme is the cross-border collaboration, which will allow interested local journalists and/or media outlets to explore possible solutions using expansive resources. This project also aims to spur more critical thinking about society’s pressing problems, increase the level of debate, and foster civic engagement. The grant can also offer support to preliminary work in the development of new investigative and in-depth projects.

Along with promoting investigative journalism among local cities and/or regions, this project also plans to develop a training programme in various aspects of investigative journalism, local audience engagement, and security as most local journalists lack or have few resources available at their disposal. They may also lack experience with cross-border investigative journalism. The training programmes will include experienced partners with a reputable background and extensive experience in their fields.

The grant can cover working time and expenses such as logistics, travel, insurance, access to legal support, translations, access to technology and data sets, etc.

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Status: Closed

Type:
  • Grant
Theme:
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: €100.000 (per project)

Deadline: 09/06/2022

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