CHEVENING AFRICA MEDIA FREEDOM FELLOWSHIP: APPLY NOW!

Deadline: 03 November 2020
Grant Applications are open for The Chevening Africa Media Freedom Fellowship (CAMFF) that aimed at mid-senior level African professionals with demonstrable leadership skills in their fields, which may include public servants working in areas of media policy and regulatory frameworks, or media professionals such as journalists.

CHEVENING’S SOUTH ASIA JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP (BANGLADESH, INDIA, PAKISTAN, SRI LANKA, OR MALDIVES)

Deadline: 19 October 2020
Grant The Chevening is inviting applications for its South Asia Journalism Fellowship (SAJP) that is aimed at mid-career journalists from South Asian countries including Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives.

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.

MACEDONIAN MEDIA INSTITUTE ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR CSOS

Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant The Macedonian Media Institute has announced a call for proposals for projects aimed at improving the capacity of civil society organisations to protect media pluralism and freedoms in the Western Balkans. This call is part of the regional project “Resistance to Disinformation and Hate Speech” implemented in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, and Turkey, with support from the European Union.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PROMOTION OF MEDIA AND LITERATCY IN RURAL AREAS (BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA)

Deadline: 07 October 2020
Grant The Media and Civil Society Development Foundation “Mediacentar” has launched a call for proposals for Promotion of Media and Information literacy in Small Towns and Rural Areas to strengthen the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to contribute to the preservation and protection of media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR PRESERVING AND PROTECTING MEDIA FREEDOM AND PLURALISM (SERBIA)

Deadline: 08 October 2020
Grant The Novi Sad School of Journalism has opened a call for project proposals aimed at strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations (CSOs) to contribute to preserving and protecting media freedom and pluralism in the Western Balkans. The call for proposals is open to civil society organizations in Serbia dealing with media, education, human rights and gender equality programs. Priority will be given to projects in which there is a partnership with other civil society organisations.

UNDP CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO PROMOTE ALTERNATIVE NARRATIVES ON PVE AND TO ADDRESS RELIGIOUS DIMENSION OF COVID19 CRISIS (INDONESIA)

Deadline: 02 October 2020
Grant The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites a proposal from CSO/NGO for its Capacity building for syndication among Islamic media and other religion’s online organisations to promote alternative narratives on PVE and to address the religious dimension of the COVID19 crisis (PROTECT Project).

CALL FOR THE SUBMISSION OF PROJECT FOR THE LOCAL TRANSITION 2021 (TUNISIA)

Deadline: 20 October 2020
Grant The objective of this call for project submission for local transition 2021 is to identify projects that will contribute to the development of Tunisia by creating constructive changes in human rights through the implementation of the local project submitted.

REPORTING ON ILLICIT FINANCE IN AFRICA

Deadline: 04 October 2020
Grant Thomson Reuters Foundation in partnership with the African Centre for Media Excellence is looking for journalists based anywhere in Africa who are motivated to understand how their country could be losing money via illicit means. The mentor programme is a part of the award-winning Wealth of Nations programme run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation in collaboration with some of Africa’s leading organisations promoting excellence in journalism.

INNOVATORS-IN-RESIDENCE PROGRAM 2020 LOOKING FOR THE BRIGHTEST MINDS (EAST AFRICA)

Deadline: 05 October 2020
Grant The AKU GSMC Media Innovation Centre is looking for the brightest media minds from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania to join the 2020 Innovators-in-Residence, a 12-month incubation and accelerator program that provides mentorship, training and coaching to selected media innovators in East Africa. The programme supports pre-formed teams of journalists, storytellers, visual artists, data analytics specialists, photographers, videographers, graphic designers, cartoonists, illustrators, coders, programmers and/or animators who will work as a team to create viable solutions to the pressing challenges of the East African media landscape.

2020 GABO AWARD

Deadline: 05 October 2020
Grant Fundación Gabo is accepting nominations for the Gabo Prize, the most important recognition of journalism in Spanish and Portuguese, to recognise works presented in all journalistic genres and publication media. Text, video, photography, documentary, radio, podcast, graphic works or animations presented by a person or a team may be nominated.

EU INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM AWARD FOR BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA AND KOSOVO

Deadline: 09 October 2020
Grant Applications are now open for submission of investigative articles from Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo for the annual EU Investigative Journalism Award. Investigative stories published from January 1 to December 31, 2019, and related to freedom of expression, rule of law, transparency, abuse of power and fundamental rights, corruption and organised crime are welcome to apply.

PREMIO 2020 CLAUDIO WEBER ABRAMO DATA JOURNALISM AWARD (BRAZIL)

Deadline: 01 October 2020
Grant The Cláudio Weber Abramo Data Journalism Award aims to encourage excellence in the use of data by journalists reporting on issues that affect Brazilian society. The award aims to encourage the production and use of open data on topics of public interest in journalism; to encourage active transparency practices regarding the methodology and data sources used in journalistic works; to inspire students and journalists to work with data in their investigations; and to recognise professionals and outstanding works in the field of data journalism.

“JOURNALISTIC INVESTIGATIONS OF 2020” COMPETITION – MOLDOVA

Deadline: 15 October 2020
Grant The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (Germany) and the Independent Press Association (API) of the Republic of Moldova are launching a competition to award well-documented journalistic investigations by journalists or groups of journalists from the Republic of Moldova, for stories published between October 16, 2019 – October 15, 2020.

JOURNALISMFUND.EU LOCAL (PILOT)

Deadline: 12 October 2020
Grant Journalismfund.eu aims at addressing the shortage of local independent journalism by awarding grants to local investigative journalistic projects in Belgium and the Netherlands and by stimulating the cross-border collaboration. In this way, cities in Belgium and the Netherlands could mutually strengthen each other (e.g. by forming each other’s benchmark) and as such increase the impact of the supported publications.

INTERNEWS CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19 MISINFORMATION AND RUMORS

Deadline: 18 September 2020
Grant The Internews “Rooted in Trust” project is calling on journalists, multimedia producers, media outlets, and community-based organizations in seven focal countries to apply for funding to produce impactful content and/or activities to help fight against the “Infodemic” of misinformation and rumors that have hampered efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19. 

EC CALL FOR PROPOSALS: PREPARATORY ACTION ON MEDIA LITERACY FOR ALL

Deadline: 30 September 2020
Grant The call aims at boosting media literacy in Europe through pursuing innovation and collaboration across media literacy communities within the EU, including by building on and scaling up existing solutions. Innovative strategies are sought, to inform citizens of disinformation and to promote a responsible use of communication channels offered by social media.