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Modern Slavery Unveiled Grant Programme

Organisation: Journalismfund.eu

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: €320,000

Deadline: 17/03/2022

  • Eligibility Criteria:
    – The applicants must be professional journalists (written or audio-visual press). Personal references and/or references to earlier work are essential in that respect. Cross-border teams of at least two journalists can submit a proposal for a journalistic investigation;
    – The project proposal must focus on an aspect or case of the exploitation of Asian victims of human trafficking and/or forced labour in Europe;
    – The project must be published by at least two professional news outlets in at least two different countries. Letters of intent for publication from at least two professional news outlets are required;
    – Investigative journalism published by professional media in any form is eligible, no matter whether print, online, broadcast or cross-media. All journalistic end products qualify for a grant: newspaper and magazine articles, radio and television documentaries and series, photo-reportages and books, podcasts and journalistic non-fiction books.
  • Type of Funding: Programmatic
  • Target Country: Europe and Asia
  • Application language: English

Journalismfund.eu has announced a call for proposals for the Modern Slavery Unveiled Grant Programme to enable independent journalistic investigations into the exploitation of Asian victims of human trafficking and forced labour in Europe. Modern Slavery Unveiled will have in total 4 application rounds, with an average interval of 6 months.

Cross-border teams of professional journalists can apply for a grant to cover working time and/or expenses to investigate, document and expose aspects and cases of forced labour, cross-continental trafficking and other issues related to the exploitation of Asian victims in Europe.

For more information visit Journalismfund.eu.

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