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.

CALL FOR PROPOSAL: MEDIA FREEDOM AND INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Deadline: 20/01/2021
Grant The European Commission (EC) has launched a call for proposals for Media Freedom and Investigative Journalism. This Call combines three references in the European Parliament’s budgetary remarks for 2020: Action 1 – Pilot Project: A Europe-wide response mechanism for violations of press and media freedom. Action 2 – Preparatory Action: Cross-border investigative journalism fund. Action 3 – Pilot Project: Supporting investigative journalism and media freedom in the EU.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FROM MEDIA IN ETHIOPIA

Deadline: 22/11/2020
Grant BBC Media Action and Media Development Investment Fund are inviting applications from public interest media organisations in Ethiopia that are committed to providing credible, independent news, information and debate to apply for capacity building support that will run from January 2021 to June 2023.

INTERNEWS – EMERGENCY GRANTS FOR WOMEN JOURNALISTS IN DISTRESS | UPDATED

Deadline: 12/2020
Grant Internews Iraq in one of its Project Our Voices, is proving emergency grants to assist women journalists in emergency or unexpected crises events that significantly impact individuals’ operations, security, or financial sustainability. The grant range includes; legal aid counter threats of imprisonment in extreme cases, psychological and medical care for incidents directly related to threats and crises caused by one’s work as a journalist.

MONEY TRAIL: GRANTS FOR AFRICAN, ASIAN, AND EUROPEAN JOURNALIST

Deadline: 14/12/2020
Grant In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for (teams of) African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse money laundering and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. The primary goal of this grant is to expose illicit finance, tax abuse, corruption and money laundering.

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.”

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. 

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: SUPPORTING INDEPENDENT MEDIA IN EU SOUTHERN NEIGHBOURHOOD

Deadline: 08/12/2020
Grant The EU has announced a call for applications to Support Independent Media Serving the General Interest in the Southern Neighbourhood. The global objective of this call for proposals is to support pluralism, independence and resilience of independent media that contribute to the democratic aspirations and resilience in the societies in the region of the Southern Neighbourhood. The specific objective of this call for proposals is to strengthen the independence of independent media and journalists serving the public interest.

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.

THE ENERGY AND RESOURCE INSTITUTE ANNOUNCE MEDIA FELLOWSHIP FOR CLIMATE CHANGE REPORTING IN THE HIMALAYAN REGION

Deadline: 31/10/2020
Grant The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Earth Journalism Network are providing a six-month media fellowship to digital, print and radio journalists, voice artists, documentary film makers, video bloggers, graphic artists and anyone else who has a demonstrated flair for mass communication. Preference will be given to applicants from the Himalayan region in India, Nepal and Bhutan.

USAID’S BMAP 3RD MEDIA INNOVATION LAB: REPORTING ETHICALLY DURING A PANDEMIC

Deadline: 09/11/2020
Grant The Media Innovation Lab will gather lead experts in the field and provide different perspectives, teach new skills, and inspire participants to tackle new challenges! On the last day, participants will present their projects to a jury for a chance to receive seed funding of up to $5,000 USD to further develop their prototypes and ideas after the event into full-fledged tools and projects that can be rolled out for use by media across the region.

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.

APPLY FOR ASIA NEW ZEALAND FOUNDATION’S MEDIA TRAVEL GRANTS

Deadline: 16/11/2020
Grant Asia New Zealand Foundation will consider proposals that seek to increase New Zealanders’ understanding of the Asia region, and proposals that promote themes of economic, political, social or strategic change in Asia – and the implications of these changes for New Zealand.

APPLY NOW FOR THE LIVINGSTON AWARDS FOR YOUNG JOURNALISTS – UNITED STATES

Deadline: 01/02/2021
Grant The Livingston Awards invites print, online, video, audio and data visualization entries. Prizes of $10,000 will be presented in three categories: local, national and international reporting. There is no entry fee. Prize money is paid directly to the journalists, not the media organization.

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.

TICKETS ON SALE: NEWS XCHANGE CONFERENCE 2018

14-15 November – Edinburgh, UK
Tickets are now available for the annual two-day News XChange conference, which focuses on the key ideas, opportunities and challenges with in today’s international media industry. News XChange draws 600+ reporters, bloggers and start-up entrepreneurs from all around the world to share, discuss ideas and learn from one another.