AN OPEN FUND FOR PROJECTS DEBUNKING VACCINE MISINFORMATION

Deadline: 31/01/2021
Grant The COVID-19 Vaccine Counter-Misinformation Open Fund is aimed at supporting journalistic efforts to fact-check misinformation about the COVID-19 immunization process that specifically seek to support audiences that are underserved by fact-checking or targeted by misinformation. The Fund will make up to USD $3,000,000 available for projects which demonstrate a clear potential to provide effective corrective tools and content to counterbalance COVID-19 vaccine misinformation.

IWMF’S KIM WALL MEMORIAL FUND 2021

Deadline: 16/01/2021
Grant The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF), in partnership with Kim’s family and friends, seek to make sure the kinds of stories Kim loved continue to be told, through the creation of the Kim Wall Memorial Fund. The IWMF’s Kim Wall Memorial Fund will provide two $5,000 grants to journalists whose work embodies the spirit of Kim’s reporting.

STRENGHTENING SAFETY OF JOURNALISTS AND PROFESSIONAL JOURNALISTIC STANDARDS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Deadline: 21/01/2021
Grant UNESCO Jakarta is looking for partner to design and implement capacity building training on the safety of journalists’ physical and/or digital nature as well as ethical and professional standards in journalism to take place between March and October 2021. Under the framework “Strengthening Safety of Journalists and Professional Standards in the Philippines”, the project aims at contributing to strengthening the safety of journalists in the Philippines through capacity building for the journalists.

EUROPEAN COMMISSION CALL FOR PROSAL: MEDIA OWNERSHIP MONITOR

Deadline: 09/02/2021
Grant The European Commission is launching a Call for proposals for the Pilot Project “Media ownership monitor”. The Media Ownership Monitor project will create a tool to better inform policy and regulatory interventions that support media freedom and pluralism, by clearly delineating where ownership lies, making potential issues more visible and thereby helping to improve the understanding of the media market. Concretely, the Monitor will provide a country-based database containing information on media ownership, assess systematically relevant legal frameworks and identify possible risks to media ownership transparency.

SUBMIT NOMINATIONS FOR 2021 SIGMA AWARDS

Deadline: 01/02/2021
Grant Nominations are now open for the 2021 Sigma Awards to empower, elevate and enlighten the global community of data journalists. The Sigma Awards is a competition to celebrate the best data journalism from around the world. The international data journalism community is facing many challenges, and they want to support them. This year’s Sigma Awards will be about highlighting the very best data journalism done about the pandemic (and building an international database record of such projects), but also those covering other topics such as politics, sports, or the environment.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATIVE MEDIA FOR PEACE, SOCIAL COHESION AND RECONCILIATION IN TURKEY, MIDDLE EST AND NORTH AFRICA

Deadline: 29/01/2021
Grant The European Union (EU) has launched a call for applications for the Innovative Media for Peace, Social Cohesion and Reconciliation in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa. The global objective of this call for applications is to promote peace in the digital space and enhance resilience of conflict-affected and fragile societies to media harmful content in Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, West Bank and Gaza Strip and Yemen.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR MEDIAFUTURES SUPPORT

Deadline: 28/01/2021
Grant Are you a startup from the media field, working with data? Are you willing to make data exploration both entertaining and informative? Do you question the impact of data and technology on individuals and society? The MediaFutures support programme is looking for startups eager to reshape the media value chain through innovative, inclusive and participatory applications of data and user-generated content.

INCLUSIVE MEDIA, COHESIVE SOCIETY – CALL FOR PROPOSAL

Deadline: 10/01/2021
Grant The Samir Kassir Foundation
(SKF) and the Thomson Reuters Foundation (TRF) invite proposals from Lebanese independent media platforms for the provision of financial and professional support. Grants of up to $55,000 (USD) are available for capacity-building projects that would support content production, staff resourcing, and organisational sustainability initiatives.

GRANTS FOR INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM ON ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME

Deadline: 22/01/2021
Grant GRID-Arendal is a non-profit environmental communications centre based in Norway and supported by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, among other donors. GRID-Arendal is offering grants for investigative journalism projects focused on environmental crime in developing countries. Currently, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we seek to support investigative reporting that involves little to no travel.

GRANTS FOR PERSONAL PROJECTS IN THE FIELD OF MEDIA (UKRAINE)

Deadline: 21/10/2020
Grant The House of Europe is currently inviting proposals for Grants for Personal Projects in the Field of Media. This is a grant for your personal media project. A project is any initiative that will help you gain new experiences, pump skills and share ideas with others. 

THE IJ4EU IMPACT AWARD

Deadline: 08/11/2020
Grant With a pot of cash prizes totalling €15,000, the IJ4EU Impact Award celebrates the best investigative journalism carried out by teams collaborating across borders in European Union member states and EU candidate countries. Nominations for the inaugural awards opened on Tuesday, 6 October 2020. An independent jury will select three collaborative, transnational investigations for three prizes, each worth €5,000. The winners will be announced at IJ4EU’s UNCOVERED Conference in early 2021.

MEMBERSHIP IN NEWS FUND

Deadline: 06/11/2020
Grant The Membership in News Fund provides financial and venture support to help news organizations build strong and flexible relationships with their audience members that can drive greater sustainability and impact – and help expand the journalism field’s understanding of what works. Membership Puzzle Project first launched the Membership in News Fund in 2018. Ahead of Membership Puzzle Project’s August 2021 sunset, we’re reopening the fund to support membership development projects. 

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: GRANTS FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING ON ENVIRONMENTAL CRIME IN EAST AFRICA

Deadline: 19 October 2020
Grant Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is offering journalists from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda reporting grants of up to $2,000 to produce investigative stories that dig deep into the illegal wildlife trade and environmental crime in East Africa and beyond. This opportunity is part of EJN’s East Africa Wildlife Journalism project, which aims to boost coverage of conservation and wildlife issues in the region and is supported by funding from the US Department of the Interior and the US Agency for International Development (USAID).

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.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SEI ASIA MEDIA GRANTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING

Deadline: 11 October 2020
Grant SEI Asia has announced a Call for Environmental reporting grants for local and regional journalists. SEI Asia will provide six grants to selected local and regional journalists in Asia to showcase impactful stories that highlight critical environmental sustainability issues in the region. Preference is given to early-career, female journalist applicants living in the Mekong Region.

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.

NIEMAN-BERKMAN KLEIN FELLOWSHIP IN JOURNALISM INNOVATION

Deadline: 01 December 2020
Grant The Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. The fellowship is collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard.