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Postcode Lottery Fund for Journalists

Organisation: Free Press Unlimited (FPU)

Status: Open

  • Grant
  • Media support

Funding Size: Up to €4,000

Deadline: 31/05/2024

  • Eligibility Criteria
    – You are a professional journalist who has published articles/photographed/made broadcasts (in Dutch) in the past year;
    – You travel abroad for your production;
    – The production for which you are requesting money goes beyond the local level and is aimed at a broad audience;
    – You have at least 1 declaration of intent from the employer or client (editor-in-chief) that they wish to publish/broadcast if the quality and relevance have been proven;
    – The employer/client is prepared to bear a portion of the costs (e.g. fees) that is proportionate to the total costs;
    – You submit a fully completed application form, written in good Dutch, in which you explain both the background and how the journalistic elaboration will take shape;
    – You have not previously received money from the Postcode Lottery Fund in the past calendar year;
    – You mention any other subsidies (applications) for the same production.
  • Type of Funding: Programmatic
  • Target Region: Global
  • Application Language: Dutch

Free Press Unlimited and the National Postcode Lottery support foreign journalism (for the Dutch language area) with the Postcode Lottery Fund for Journalists.

There is less and less money available for foreign reporting. Yet information about foreign countries is crucial for a good understanding of developments worldwide. That is why the Postcode Lottery Fund for Journalists makes money available for travel and accommodation expenses for professional journalists who want to report abroad and have not been able to gather enough resources to do so. Free Press Unlimited manages this fund.

For whom?

The fund is available to all professional journalists, freelancers and people employed by the Dutch-language media. Applications can be submitted for all media types (rtv, print, inter net) and for all forms of journalism (text, photo, audio, video and mixed forms). The choice of subject is free as long as the social relevance has been demonstrated.

Funding Information

You can request a budget for a foreign report, with travel and accommodation expenses reimbursed, up to a maximum of €4,000.

See here to learn more and apply.

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