FREELANCE JOURNALISM EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE

8-10 June 2021
On 8 – 10 June, join Freelance Journalism Empowerment Conference to gain knowledge on pitching stories successfully, collaboration and cross-border journalism, storytelling trends and audience engagement, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Tik-Tok, Instagram and Twitter for freelance journalists, data and mobile journalism, solutions journalism, and freelancers’ best practices.

WACC ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PROJECTS – COMMUNICATION FOR ALL

Deadline: 18/06/2021
Grant WACC believes that everyone has the right to communicate and to be in communication, in the same way that they have the right to food, shelter, and security. In strategic alliances, we aim to be a catalyst for change for the common good, sharing information, knowledge, and experience in the field of communication.

CLIMATE NOW OPENS NOMINATIONS FOR COVERING JOURNALISM AWARDS

Deadline: 01/06/2021
Grant Winning entries will feature great storytelling that – among other strengths – is rooted in science, humanizes climate change, empowers audiences, and holds power to account. The jurors will recognize work that communicates the many dimensions of the challenge; that highlights and scrutinizes solutions; that calls out disinformation and self-dealing; and that recognizes the disproportionate impacts that climate change has on communities of color and the poor.

GFMD CONDEMNS ATTACKS ON MEDIA IN GAZA STRIP

The Global Forum for Media Development, a network of journalism and media development organisations reaffirms its support to all journalists and media outlets reporting from Palestine and Israel, including Gaza. We express our grave concern for the safety and security of journalists, reporters, and media organisations while doing their job and call for a permanent end to all hostilities.

IPMF OPENS CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR DIGITAL EQUITY FUND & COMMUNITY VOICES 2021

Deadline: 11/06/2021
Grant The Independence Public Media Foundation funds and supports creative, community-centered media and media making across Greater Philadelphia. Through grant-making and other programs, the Foundation supports building and strengthening networks of people who are creating and sharing information, ideas, and stories for change and justice

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: MISINFORMATION PROJECT REPORTING BURSARIES IN CANADA

Deadline: 28/05/2021
Grant This programme is two streams: for journalists – it will provide a stipend to cover a maternal health story; for editors – it will provide a stipend to introduce solutions journalism to your newsroom and provide editorial support to your journalists to cover solutions stories.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: FELLOWSHIPS FOR COVERING MATERNAL HEALTH IN NIGERIA

Deadline: 28/05/2021
Grant This programme is two streams: for journalists – it will provide a stipend to cover a maternal health story; for editors – it will provide a stipend to introduce solutions journalism to your newsroom and provide editorial support to your journalists to cover solutions stories.

NFI OPENS CALL FOR FELLOWSHIPS FOR INDEPENDENT JOURNALISTS IN INDIA

Deadline: 21/05/2021
Grant India is facing a second and worse wave of Covid-19 pandemic. At this time, the country requires journalism to tell the stories of courage, of loss and grief, of the state of preparedness and about the efforts being made by communities, individuals, civil society and government.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR CIVIL SOCIETY RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY AGAINST COVID- 19 IN UKRAINE

Deadline:30/05/2021
Grant European Commission’s German Marshall Fund of the United States is calling project proposals for Civil Society Resilience and Sustainability against COVID- 19 to strengthen the capacity of Ukrainian civil society organizations (CSOs) and independent media in countering the negative impact of the outbreak on society.

REPORT WOMEN: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR FEMALE LEADERSHIP PROGRAMME IN NIGERIA

Deadline: 28/05/2021
Grant This year, the fellowship will focus on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) and Criminal Justice. The overall objective of the FRLP Fellowship is to equip female reporters with leadership skills and position them to take opportunities to lead, provide capacity development for advanced nuanced reporting and create a vibrant cohort of female practitioners who can mainstream girls and women in news reporting.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR TRADE REPORTING ON THE IMPACT OF COVID-19

Deadline: 17/05/2021
Grant This online training course will be delivered in English, combining live video sessions and offline work. The programme will involve a blend of lively interactive online sessions, expert briefings, and exercises, to sustain a highly practical, engaging and relevant experience.

WORLD PRESS FREEDOM DAY 2021

On May 3 2021 GFMD celebrated World Press Freedom Day – a globally important date of recognition for media professionals, who daily work towards the right of access to information, freedom of expression and thought. GFMD stood with all journalists and media workers who strive for truth, and collected the most important news from our network, dedicated to WPFD.