Applications Open for Cross-Border Journalism Programme!

Deadline: 4 March 2018 The spring 2018 call for applications for the sixth season of "Cross-Border Journalism" Programme is now open which aims to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. The programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. Working in teams, participants can produce joint or individual … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar Local Grants: Annual Program Statement

Deadline: 12 September 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy Ulaanbaatar, U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Local Grants Program. PAS awards a limited number of grants to individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions to support cultural, artistic, educational, and other exchanges and projects to improve mutual understanding between the United States and Mongolia and build … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic: 2018 Call for Proposals for Ukrainian NGOs

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic has announced a “Call for Project Proposals 2018: Human Rights, Media Literacy, Local Initiatives” for Ukrainian NGOs in the framework of Transition Promotion Program. Priority Areas Promoting Critical Thinking and Media Literacy among Ukrainian Youth and Adults Projects submitted under this priority area should focus on following topics: media literacy and critical thinking in education; breaking stereotypical ways of … [Read more...]

Migration Media Award: Recognizing and Rewarding the Journalistic Excellence, Relevance and Newsworthiness

Deadline: 15 May 2018 Entries are open for Migration Media Award to recognize and reward the journalistic excellence, relevance and newsworthiness of press pieces dealing with migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region in all its aspects. Categories Video: a video report (6-12 to 52 minutes) or a coherent series of short videos Radio: a radio report from 6-12 to 58 minutes or a coherent series of short reports Print: a long read or page-length spread with multiple elements … [Read more...]

Reporters in the Field Program: Promoting Journalistic Projects from all over Europe

Deadline: 25 March 2018 Are you a reporter who wants to dig deeper? Who teams up to explore a story from various perspectives? Who feels that complex research doesn’t stop at borders? If yes, then apply for the grant “Reporters in the Field”. Applications are open for the program “Reporters in the Field” to promotes journalistic projects from all over Europe. This program offers grants of up to 8,000 € to international teams, for a relevant cross-border story of their choice. Currently, they … [Read more...]

Samir Kassir Award: Continuing the Fight for Freedom of the Press in the Middle East

Deadline: 10 April 2018 The European Union is proud to announce for the 13th time the launch of the Samir Kassir Award for Freedom of the Press. This prize bears the heavy responsibility of championing free speech and independent media in a world increasingly threatened by misinformation, and in a region still witnessing a decline in freedom of expression and freedom of the press. Topics Candidates must submit an opinion article, an investigative article, or an audiovisual report centered … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Iraq: U.S.-Iraqi Think Tank Linkage Program for Iraqi Academics and Commentators program

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The U.S. Mission in Iraq has announced an open competition for eligible organizations to submit proposals for a grant to implement the U.S.-Iraqi Think Tank Linkage Program for Iraqi Academics and Commentators program. The main goal of the program would be to establish linkages between the participating academics/commentators with their counterparts in the United States to develop partnerships that would increase current and future dialogue and exchange of … [Read more...]

Kosovar Civil Society Foundation: Call for Proposals to Support Righteous Journalist Reporting

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Kosovar Civil Society Foundation (KCSF) has opened the call for applications with project proposals to support Righteous Journalist Reporting. The general objective of the Luxembourg support is to support civil society initiatives in Kosovo through provision of financial support to NGOs, by focusing its outcomes in the following thematic areas: Social integration of youth; Support for righteous journalist reporting; Enhancing knowledge on Stabilization and … [Read more...]

Movies that Matter Grant Programme: Promoting the Screenings of Human Rights Cinema Worldwide

Deadline: 15 April 2018 Movies that Matter is inviting applications for its Grant programme to promote the screenings of human rights cinema worldwide, offers grants to human rights film events in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, especially in countries with limited resources and freedom of press. These events can take various forms, such as human rights film festivals, LGBT film festivals and mobile cinema projects. Please note that Movies that Matter does not … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy Baghdad: Media Curriculum Development for Iraqi Educators and Policymakers

Deadline: 31 March 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad’s Public Affairs (PA) Section is seeking an implementer for a two-week study tour in the United States on the topic of media curriculum development. The goals of this project are to improve the quality of journalism and civil discourse in Iraq by helping media colleges produce responsible, well-informed young journalists with exposure to the best practices of modern media organizations and to foster cooperation between Iraq and the United … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 Applications are now open for Persephone Miel Fellowship 2018 which is designed to help journalists from the developing world do the kind of reporting they've always wanted to do and enable them to bring their work to a broader international audience. The fellowship is overseen by the Pulitzer Center in collaboration with Internews. The fellowship will benefit those with limited access to other fellowships and those whose work is not routinely disseminated … [Read more...]

Embassy of Finland in Kazakhstan: Seeking Applications for Fund for Local Cooperation

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for the Finnish Fund for Local Cooperation which is a fund managed by the Embassy of Finland in Kazakhstan. The fund supports initiatives of local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Community-based Organizations (CBOs), and other institutions in Kyrgyzstan. The objective of the fund is to complement other Finnish development efforts in the fields of human rights, democracy and sustainable development. The approach is to establish … [Read more...]

Applications Open for InterAction’s 16th Annual Photo Contest!

Deadline: 6 April 2018 Applications are open for InterAction's 16th Annual Photo Contest. Each year, InterAction’s photography contest focuses on incredible humanitarian and development work. They encourage applicants to submit their most powerful photos that illustrate innovative, effective, and inspiring efforts in international relief and development. Examples of empowering women, youth potential, self-reliance, innovative technology, shared values, and partnerships are encouraged, though … [Read more...]

Applications Open for YES FOUNDATION Media for Social Change Fellowship!

Deadline: 28 February 2018 YES FOUNDATION is seeking applications for its Media for Social Change Fellowship. It is an intensive, high impact 2-month program to develop socially conscious youth leadership in association with ISDI-WPP School of Communication and supported by YES BANK. Objectives Develop socially conscious youth leadership through exposure to social issues and credible Non-Profits Strengthen communication efforts of Non-Profits to maximise their social impact Create … [Read more...]

Apply for Belarus in Focus 2017 International Journalism Competition!

Deadline: 15 March 2018 Are you interested in Belarus? Have you written articles about this country in 2017? If the answer is “yes” then Belarus in Focus 2017 is for you. This year the competition takes place for the seventh time. Belarus in Focus Information Office in partnership with Press Club Belarus has announced Belarus in Focus 2017 – 7th edition of an international competition for journalists writing about Belarus in international media. The goal is to encourage journalists and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Budapest: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program

Deadline: 30 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy Budapest Public Affairs Section of the Department of State has announced an open competition for organizations and individuals to submit applications to carry out a program or project with funding through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program. All programs must include an American cultural element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or institution/s in a specific field that will promote increased understanding of U.S. policy and … [Read more...]

Apply for IWMF’s Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship Worldwide!

Deadline: 6 March 2018 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking fellows for its “The Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship” which gives academic and professional opportunities to women journalists who focus on covering human rights and social justice. During this fellowship, the selected journalist will have the chance to complete research and coursework at MIT’s Center for International Studies and participate in internships with media outlets including The Boston Globe and The New … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th Annual International Fellowship Program 2018!

Deadline : 15 February 2018 UG Zasto ne (CA Why Not) from Bosnia and Herzegovina, on behalf of the Accountability, Technology and Institutional Openness Network in South-East Europe (ACTION SEE) has announced the 4th Annual International Fellowship Program for the year 2018. The program aims to provide leaders of civil society organizations/groups from the MENA region an opportunity to learn and exchange experiences on the topics of using technology for democracy promotion, political … [Read more...]

Apply for a three-day Training Workshop on Countering Extremists Propaganda and Hate in Media!

Deadline: 16 February 2018 School of Peacemaking and Media Technology in Central Asia has announced the three-day training workshop on Countering Extremists Propaganda and Hate in Media which is  supported by the Democracy Commission of the US Embassy Bishkek. The workshop will be held in February 26-27-28, 2018 in Bishkek. The training program is based on modern challenges and current needs of journalists. Participants will be taught the methods and tools of coverage of signs of … [Read more...]

European Commission: Seeking Applications for Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2018

Deadline: 9 March 2018 Applications for 2018 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for outstanding journalism in development are now open. Through this prize the European Commission recognises the dedication of journalists whose work helps to create a better world. The Natali prize will acknowledge outstanding reporting on development issues which will reward outstanding reporting on issues such as poverty eradication, and the economic, social and environmental dimensions of sustainable … [Read more...]