DRL CALL FOR PROPOSALS: REDUCING CORRUPTION IN ANGOLA

Deadline: 30/03/2021
Grant The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) announces an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a project that supports Angola’s growing civil society and independent media in increasing public awareness and support for anticorruption and transparency reform.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR 2021 PARK FOUNDATION’S GRANT PROGRAM – UNITED STATES

Deadline: 26/03/2021
Grant The Park Foundation was formed in 1966. Its original focus was on education and grant-making in communities where Park Communications had interests. When he died in 1993, Mr. Park bequeathed more than 70 percent of his holdings to the Foundation.

CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR RENAISSANCE FOUNDATION’S CROWDFUNDING FOR MEDIA COMPETITION

Deadline: 25/03/2021
Grant The Foundation seeks to strengthen the practice of financing significant public initiatives through crowdfunding – raising funds from citizens. The purpose of the competition is to strengthen the links of the media with their audiences, to form stable communities around the media.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR 2021-22 IDA B. WELLS FELLOWSHIP

Deadline: 14/03/2021
Grant Type Investigations under the Type Media Centre is looking for applicants for the Ida B. Wells fellowship. Named after the pioneering African-American investigative reporter, the Ida B. Wells Fellowship is designed to promote diversity in journalism by helping to create a pipeline of investigative reporters who bring diverse backgrounds, experiences and interests, to their work. Winners are chosen by an annual competition. 

U.S. EMBASSY SMALL GRANTS PROGRAMME IN BRUNEI

Deadline: 30/04/2021
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The Public Affairs Section of U.S. Embassy Bandar in Brunei Darussalam is pleased to announce a funding opportunity through its Small Grants Program. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis for small grants of up to a maximum of B$30,000. Grants are to be implemented in Brunei Darussalam over an implementation period of one to two years.

EU LAUNCHES CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO SUPPORT CORE FUNCTIONS OF CSO

Deadline: 28/05/2021
Grant The European Union is pleased to launch a call for proposals to support Core Functions of CSOs. The global objective of this call for proposals is to contribute to strengthening participatory democracy by improving the resilience of rights-based civil society organisations and grassroot organisations in Turkey. The overall indicative amount made available under this call for proposals is EUR 7,000,000.

UNDP ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO CONDUCT CIVIC EDUCATION AWARENESS

Deadline: 12/03/2021
Grant the UNDP call for proposal is seeking a competent and reputable civil society organization, media, national non-governmental organization, or community-based organization to conduct civic education programme at national and state levels on constitutional participation and making processes in Eastern Equatoria, Central Equatoria and Upper Nile, to provide civic education on constitutional participation and making process.

USAID-MAPUTO ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSAL TO STRENGTHEN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Deadline: 22-Apr-2021
Grant USAID is seeking applications for a Fixed Amount Award (FAA) from qualified entities to implement the Strengthened Investigative Journalism in Natural Resources Management and Other Economic Governance Issues (REAJIR).

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR ONE WORLD MEDIA FELLOWSHIP

Deadline: 07/04/2021
Grant Applications are now open for the One World Media Fellowship aimed at aspiring journalists and filmmakers who seek to make a career out of reporting on stories from the global south. Working in film, print, audio or multimedia, the Fellows’ projects bring together integrity and creativity to present underreported stories that break down stereotypes and build cross-cultural connections. One World Media guides filmmakers and journalists on a single project, and provides a supportive network of mentors and peers through the production and completion of their project.

MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW COVID INEQUALITY FELLOWSHIPS

Deadline: 21/03/2021
Grant In the US Black Americans, Hispanic Americans, Indigenous communities, and other people of color have been affected the most by COVID, and are dying at much higher rates. Incarcerated people have been left unprotected, and those in poverty have been among the hardest hit. To help explore these issues and help people’s stories get told, MIT Technology Review has joined with the Heising Simons Foundation to create five MIT Technology Review Covid Inequality Fellowships.

GRANTS PROGRAM ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS [MENA]

Deadline: 08/12/2020
Grant Journalists, researchers and activists whose work focuses on Arab societies can apply for this program. Funded by the Ford Foundation and the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), the Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) is accepting submissions for its grants program on the theme of “Health and livelihoods in the Arab region: wellbeing, vulnerability and conflict.”

RED FLAGS OR RESILIENCE? COVID-19’S IMPACT ON ACTROCITY RISKS

Deadline: On a rolling basis
Grant The Stanley Center is looking to commission content (written work, photo essays, etc.) that provides commentary or analysis on how the coronavirus pandemic (and government responses to it in countries around the world) has been impacting the factors for risk or resilience to mass violence and atrocities.

UNITED NATIONS DEMOCRACY FUND PROJECT PROPOSAL GUIDELINES 15TH ROUND OF FUNDING

Deadline: 01/12/2020
Grant UNDEF supports projects that strengthen the voice of civil society, promote human rights, and encourage the participation of all groups in democratic processes. In this Round, UNDEF particularly welcomes projects that address challenges to civic space and democracy as a result of the Covid-19 crisis.

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC COVID-19 EMERGENCY FUND FOR JOURNALISTS

Deadline: 15/11/2020
Grant The National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover COVID-19 within their own communities. This fund will place particular emphasis on delivering news to underserved populations, particularly where there is a dearth of evidence-based information getting to those who need it.

PEOPLE IN NEED: CALL FOR SELECTION OF REGIONAL CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANISATIONS (GEORGIA)

Deadline: 11 October 2020
Grant People in Need (PIN) looking for local organisations that are interested learning more about media literacy and non-formal education methodologies, and then share this information in a series of workshops with their members or clients. Selected regional organisations will be trained in media literacy and fight against disinformation using the documentary film methodology. Following successful completion of the training, organisations will have the chance to apply for funds to implement the People in Need’s documentary film and media literacy project in their own municipalities.

APPLY NOW FOR KNIGHT FOUNDATION COVID-19 RECOVERY RELIEF GRANTS (UNITED STATES)

Deadline: 09 October 2020
Grant The Community Foundation of North Florida (CFNF) has released a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for the long-term grant awards to help nonprofit organisations support their new operating model resulting from COVID-19. The Knight Foundation is a national foundation that invests in journalism, the arts, and success of communities where John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: BIODIVERSITY MEDIA GRANTS 2020

Deadline: 15 October 2020
Grant As a part of Biodiversity Media Initiative project, Earth Journalism Network is pleased to announce a new round of grant opportunities available for journalist networks, media organisations, civil society organisations or academic institutions that are working to improve media coverage of biodiversity and conservation issues in the Global South. The biodiversity crisis is one that impacts all of humanity and does not receive the media coverage that it deserves. Media organizations and reporters have an important part to play in ensuring public awareness of biodiversity and conservation issues, as well as the potential solutions to these problems.

ALBANIAN MEDIA INSTITUTE INVITING PROPOSALS TO HELP PRESERVE MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (ALBANIA)

Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant The Albanian Media Institute is seeking project proposals aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) to help preserve media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for proposals is open to CSOs in Albania operating in the field of media, education, human rights or gender equality. Preferably they are looking for partnership projects with other CSOs.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR PROJECT ON PRESERVATION AND PROTECTION OF MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (MONTENEGRO)

Deadline: 14 October 2020
Grant The Media Institute of Montenegro invites proposals for projects aimed at strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations to contribute to the preservation and protection of media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for project proposals is open to civil society organizations in Montenegro dealing with media programs, education, human rights, and gender equality. Priority will be given to projects in which there is a partnership with other civil society organizations.