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The ICFJ Pamela Howard Global Crisis Reporting Fund

Organisation: International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ)

Status: Closed

  • Grant

Funding Size: $3,000 each

Deadline: 08/04/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – You must be a working journalist or media technologist either in a full-time or freelance capacity, with a demonstrated portfolio of work.
    – You must be a member of ICFJ’s Network (i.e. an alumni of ICFJ’s programs, an ICFJ award winner, a member of the ICFJ Pamela Howard Forum on Global Crisis Reporting, etc.).
    – Eligible Nationalities and/or Citizens in Eligible Regions (including Exiled Media): Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltics, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Baltics, Russia, Central Asia, and the Caucasus.
  • Application language: English

Focus: Ukraine-Russia War, Disinformation, Refugee Reporting, Accountability Reporting, Solutions Journalism

Grants of up to $3,000 each are available to journalists providing reliable coverage on these critical issues.  We encourage independent media in any of the eligible regions and exiled Russian and Ukrainian journalists to apply.

For example, stories could be produced tracing, exposing and analyzing disinformation, reporting on the refugee crisis caused by the Ukraine-Russia War, or the economic fallout of sanctions globally, or looking at the consequences of the war on the global food supply.

Applicants should explain why the story is important, who would produce the story (cross-border collaborations are especially encouraged), who is the target audience for the story, how it will be disseminated, the risks involved in the story and how they will be mitigated.

Stories can be published in any language. We strongly encourage exiled media to apply.

See here to learn more and apply.

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