Entries Open for CJF-Facebook Journalism Project News Literacy Award!

Deadline: 16 February 2018 Entries are open for the CJF-Facebook Journalism Project News Literacy Award to celebrate efforts to encourage Canadians to understand and critically assess the quality of news in their community as well as the practices that underpin factual reporting as key contributions to Canadian democracy. The CJF-Facebook Journalism Project News Literacy Award will not only promote news literacy and the importance of quality journalism, but also drive new and innovative … [Read more...]

Food Sustainability Media Award: Inviting Professional Journalists and Emerging Talent Worldwide

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition (BCFN) and the Thomson Reuters Foundation are launching the second edition of the Food Sustainability Media Award, an international contest that recognizes journalistic excellence in reporting on food from a different perspective and turning the spotlight on food sustainability. The Food Sustainability Media Award aims to recognise the work of professional journalists and emerging talent from all over the world for excellence in … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 March 2018 The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) is accepting applications for its Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. One CFR resident fellowship is awarded each year to a distinguished foreign correspondent or editor. Award Information The duration of the fellowship is ten months, beginning in September. The program awards a stipend of $75,000 as well as a … [Read more...]

Apply for Pitching for Peace! A Competition for Journalists

Deadline: 1 March 2018 War Stories, Peace Stories (WSPS), in partnership with the Pulitzer Center, is currently inviting journalists working from any platform to pitch a project focused on an underreported nonviolent response or peace effort in an international conflict area. WSPS seeks pitches that illuminate peace efforts, nonviolent resistance, and reconciliation in areas of international conflict or extremism. Funding Information Three projects will be selected for Pulitzer Center … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the Turkey Europe Future Forum 2018. The Turkey Europe Future Forum is a project of Stiftung Mercator in cooperation with TUSIAD, under the patronage of Federica Mogherini, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs. The Turkey Europe Future Forum takes place from July 1-8, 2018 in Paris and Berlin. The topic will be "Rethink Europe's Future" and tackles questions like these: Which scenario for the future of the … [Read more...]

OPEN Media Hub EOIs: Production Support for Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The OPEN Media Hub is launching a Call for Expression of Interest for Production Support, a scheme to enable TV and online video journalists in the European Neighbourhood to create contents (audio-visual stories, news, features, online portfolio…) related to the European Union and their respective countries’ relations with the European Union. Besides financial support, media professionals will benefit from practical guidance to produce audio-visual stories, video news … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Zambia: Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program for Journalism Training

Deadline: 1 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy to Zambia Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program for Journalism Training Programs. Purpose of Small Grants The Embassy invites proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the U.S. and Zambia and highlights shared values. All programs must include an American element, or connection with American expert/s, organization/s, or … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Green Economy Program: A Press Tour to the UK for Russian Journalists

Deadline: 26 January 2018 Applications are open for "Green Economy: A Press Tour to the UK for Russian Journalists" that is provided by the Reporting Climate Change Program. In February, beginning journalists from Russia are offered the opportunity to visit the UK as part of a press tour. As the processes of globalization accelerate, societies in Russia and the UK face similar challenges. The Foundation's press tours are organized in order to help representatives of these two countries … [Read more...]

Graham Foundation: Seeking Applications for Grants to Organisations

Deadline: 25 February 2018 The Graham Foundation is seeking applications for its Grants to Organisations. Priorities For organizations, foundation's priorities are to: Assist with the production and presentation of significant programs about architecture and the designed environment in order to promote dialogue, raise awareness, and develop new and wider audiences. Support them in their effort to take risks in programming and create opportunities for experimentation. Recognize … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Visegrad Strategic Grants Program!

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is seeking applications for its Strategic Grants Program. Strategic Grants support project proposals addressing annual strategic priorities of the Visegrad Group. Strategic Grants are designed for longer project duration (12–36 months), offer higher financial support (ca. €40,000 on average per project), and are recommended for more experienced grantees. Strategic Grants priorities in 2017 Regional cooperation for … [Read more...]

ICFJ: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship Program

Deadline: 4 March 2018 Interested in becoming an influencer and leader for children’s development in your country? If producing high quality reporting and solutions-oriented stories about nutrition and early childhood development issues is one of your passions, then apply to this year-long fellowship, which will include two international reporting trips as well as continual mentoring and several virtual webinars. The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with the … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting Applicants for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is inviting applicants for its Visegrad+ Grant program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly via … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for Visegrad Grants Program

Deadline: 1 February 2018 International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting eligible organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide for its Visegrad Grants program in order to foster regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. The average grant support for supported project in 2016 was around €20,000. Focus Areas … [Read more...]

CBF’s Content Grants: Increasing Community Participation in Community Broadcasting

Deadline: 7 March 2018 Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking applications for its Content Grants Program to support the development, production and distribution of content via Australian community radio and/or television broadcasters and associated platforms. CBF funds content that has never been broadcast before, including new episodes of existing programs. This year they are particularly looking to: increase community participation and diversity in community broadcasting … [Read more...]

Media Freedom Matters Program: Grants for Advocacy Projects, Educational and Outreach Initiatives in Support of the Media in Moldova

Deadline: 21 January 2018 Freedom House, together with the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, is accepting applications for financial support from local registered non-governmental organizations and coalitions based in the Republic of Moldova, in the Eastern Partnership region and the European Union, seeking to raise awareness of freedom of the press, freedom of expression and independent media information in the Republic of Moldova, including among citizens, poorly protected strata of … [Read more...]

RJI Fellowship: Strengthening Democracy through Better Journalism

Deadline: 31 January 2018 The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute is inviting proposals from people and organizations who wish to partner with it on innovative projects that strengthen democracy through better journalism. Successful projects often include devising new strategies to take advantage of an opportunity or solve a problem, building new tools for news organizations, transforming an idea into a market-tested prototype or advancing a prototype so it’s ready for investment or a full … [Read more...]

Knight Science Journalism Fellowship: Inviting Journalists from around the World

Deadline: 28 February 2018 Applications are open for Knight Science Journalism Fellowship Program at MIT to support a global community of dedicated and thoughtful journalists specializing in science, health, technology and environmental reporting. [email protected] is designed to recognize journalists who demonstrate a high level of professional excellence and accomplishment as well as a long-term commitment to their craft. Journalists from all countries compete on an equal basis and are encouraged to … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2018 Knight International Journalism Awards!

Deadline: 18 February 2018 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is seeking nominations for its "2018 Knight International Journalism Awards" with an aim to foster a global culture of news innovation. ICFJ is now seeking nominees whose pioneering coverage or media innovations have had a significant impact on the lives of people around the world. Nominees can be reporters, editors, technologists, media managers, citizen journalists or bloggers. The program is supported by the John S. … [Read more...]

Development & Operations Grants: Assisting the Ongoing Development of Community Broadcasting throughout Australia

Deadline: 14 March 2018 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking applications for its Development & Operations Grants with an aim to assist the ongoing development of community broadcasting throughout Australia. This grant category aims to maintain, expand and/or strengthen the operations and broadcast capabilities of community broadcasting stations through support for core operations, support for development projects and support for necessary infrastructure. Objectives This year … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 January 2018 U.S. Embassy in Prague, the Czech Republic is currently inviting institutions, organizations and individuals to submit project proposals for funding up to $ 10,000. Themes The Embassy is seeking projects with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives listed here: Promoting … [Read more...]