U.S. EMBASSY OPENS YOUTH JOURNALISM DEVELOPMENT GRANT PROGRAM IN GEORGIA

Deadline: 07/05/2021
Grant The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is pleased to announce an open competition for the Youth Journalism Development Program to train at least 75 high school and college-aged youth in ethnic Azerbaijani and Armenian populated regions of Georgia.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS FOR GOOGLE NEWS INITIATIVE JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP IN EUROPE

Deadline: 25/04/2021
Grant The European Journalism Centre is delivering the GNI Fellowship in the EU and the Google News Initiative is sponsoring the programme. Their mission is to develop the next generation of European journalists, technology and design experts to drive innovation across the news industry.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR HOWARD G. BUFFETT FUND FOR WOMEN JOURNALISTS

Deadline: 30/05/2021
Grant The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS TO SUPPORT ALTERNATIVE MEDIA IN LEBANON

Deadline: 31/03/2021
Grant Based on the results of a jointly conducted study on ALTERNATIVE MEDIA PLATFORMS IN LEBANON, Maharat Foundation, the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (ARCPA/AL-JANA) and DW Akademie are launching a call for applications from independent alternative media and citizen media platforms to receive support .

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR 2021 PARK FOUNDATION’S GRANT PROGRAM – UNITED STATES

Deadline: 26/03/2021
Grant The Park Foundation was formed in 1966. Its original focus was on education and grant-making in communities where Park Communications had interests. When he died in 1993, Mr. Park bequeathed more than 70 percent of his holdings to the Foundation.

CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR JFJ 2021 INVESTIGATIVE GRANT PROGRAMME

Deadline: 14/03/2021
Grant Justice for Journalists is a foundation set up in order to investigate violent crimes against journalists who have been targeted as a result of their professional duties. Grants are available to investigative journalists, both professional and non-professional (bloggers, social activists), both in wartime and peacetime.

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.

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: 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.

OSCE: CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR IMPACT OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ON FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

Deadline: 31/10/2020
Grant The aim of the #SAIFE project is to develop policy recommendations on the most effective ways to safeguard freedom of expression and media pluralism, when deploying AI. Funded initiatives must support RFoM’s #SAIFE project on the impact of AI on freedom of expression, as well as the overall mandate to safeguard media freedom and freedom of expression across the 57 OSCE participating States.

THE MCGRAW FELLOWSHIP FOR BUSINESS JOURNALISM

Deadline: 15/01/2021
Grant The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce a significant investigative or enterprise story that provides fresh insight into an important business, financial or economic topic. They accept applications for in-depth text, video or audio pieces, and they encourage proposals that take advantage of more than one storytelling form to create a multimedia package.

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.

DIGITAL PLATFORMS, REGULATION, AND MEDIA SUSTAINABILITY: A LESSON FOR EUROPE FROM DOWN UNDER

Given the reality of today’s online environment and what it means for conveying accurate, high-quality information, it is important to address underlying mechanisms that have enabled the manipulation of online information spaces. By also addressing how information is created and disseminated from a market viewpoint, not simply a content viewpoint, it paints a more holistic picture of the challenges faced in keeping a citizenry informed.