Three new documents are now available related to a new International Fund for Public Interest Media. The documents include an executive summary of Fund’s upcoming feasibility study (due in April 2020), along with a stakeholder consultation report conducted by GFMD late last year.
Deadline: 19 January 2020
Job Opportunity Civitates, a philanthropic initiative for democracy and solidarity in Europe, is looking for a Programme Officer for a one-year temporary position (renewable) based in Brussels to coordinate a new sub-fund to support independent, public interest journalism in Europe.
Deadline: 5 February 2020
Funding Opportunity The European Journalism Centre is sponsoring 20 grants of €15,000 for journalists reporting from developing countries and publishing in German or French media. Candidates must have a proven track record in covering development, global health or science.
ICFJ has launched its 2019 survey the State of Technology in Global Newsrooms, based on responses from more than 4,100 newsroom managers and journalists from 149 countries.
Funders can–and must–do more to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in journalism. Democracy Fund’s latest report takes a deeper dive into the data and explores concrete solutions.
This new report, from DW Akademie, helps funders, donors, and investors understand the field and the many ways in which they can support it.
Deadline: 28 November 2019
Research Fund Applications are open for UNICEF/IAMCR’s Communications for Development Research Fund. Two awards will be presented to projects that advance our understanding of how Communication for Development (C4D) contributes to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Deadline: 05 September 2019
Call for Applications Applications are now open for the Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind which supports the production of ambitious projects and underreported, globally important stories produced by women journalists internationally.
On April 5th, The Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD) and the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) hosted a working meeting on the potential establishment of a fund for investigative reporting at the International Journalism Festival in Perugia, Italy.
26-27 February 2019 – Miami, United States
The Knight Media forum gathers leaders in journalism, technology and philanthropy to explore the ways to strengthen local news and our democracy. This year, they seek to highlight innovative experiments in local journalism and ways to increase trust in media.
GFMD presented a joint statement on behalf of our members at the “Confronting the Crisis in Independent Media: Strategic Approaches for International Donors” meeting of donors, which will took place in Paris on 31 January and 1 February 2019.
GFMD calls on the international community to reinforce its recognition of the importance of media and journalism for good governance and democratic institutions by firmly positioning support for the sector within the overall international development assistance and governance agenda.
The Ariadne Network, which brings European donors and staff together to work in support of human rights, social change, and justice, released a seminal guide in collaboration with the Transparency and Accountability Initiative earlier this year. Written by Sameer Padania, “An Introduction to Funding Journalism and Media,” offers clear and detailed advice to guide those wishing to venture into funding journalism and media projects with the right tools necessary to navigate the funding landscape.
23-26 October – San Francisco, CASOCAP18 will convene over 3,000 impact investors, world-class entrepreneurs, and innovative cross-sector practitioners dedicated to increasing the flow of capital toward social good.
Deadline: 11 December
The International Reporting Project (IRP) is offering funding to professional journalists wishing to work on stories covering religious issues around the world.
27 September – Webinar
Looking for an easy way to support journalism? Join on Thursday, 27 September for a webinar on NewsMatch, an innovative funder collaboration that’s raised more than $4.8 million in charitable giving to journalism.
The projects and finance officer will work at Thomson Media’s office in Berlin on a full time basis for a 12-month period, subject to renewal upon review of project needs and performance.
Deadline: 30 September
The ECPMF’s Journalists-in-Residence programme was designed as a temporary shelter for journalists who face harassment and intimidation as a direct result of their work.
GFMD is pleased to announce the launch of our Capacity Building Programme, aimed at building the capacity of regional and local media development and journalism non-profit organisations.
13 Sep 2018, Austin, Texas
Media Impact Funders and the Knight Foundation invites #ONA18 attendees for a facilitated conversation focused on priorities for funding the field, including current strategies and opportunities.