Apply for IWMF’s 2017 Reporting Fellowship To Zanzibar, Tanzania!

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its “Reporting Fellowship to Tanzania". As part of the African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative, a group of six journalists will report from Zanzibar, a semi-autonomous island off the east coast of mainland Tanzania, covering stories related to the trip theme of civic engagement. Applicants are asked to pitch stories relevant to the trip location and theme; stories must focus on in-depth and … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of Education: Educational Technology, Media & Materials for Individuals with Disabilities

Deadline: 5 June 2017 The U.S. Department of Education is seeking applications for "Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities—Stepping-up Technology Implementation" with the purpose to: Improve results for students with disabilities by promoting the development, demonstration, and use of technology Support educational activities designed to be of educational value in the classroom for students with disabilities Provide support for captioning and … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2017: Rewarding Media Professionals for Excellence

Deadline: 1 August 2017 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the third edition of the Free Press Awards with an aim to celebrate the work of the best journalists and media professionals. Free Press Unlimited wants people to have access to reliable information they need to develop and prosper. The Free Press Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2017 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award … [Read more...]

Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust’s Call for Confidence Building Project Proposals!

Deadline: 26 May 2017 The Robert Bosch Stiftung and the Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation of the German Marshall Fund (BST) is currently seeking applications for "Confidence Building Project Proposal" to support confidence building activities of non-state actors in the South Caucasus, Ukraine and Moldova, and its neighboring countries. The projects should be initiated by civil society organizations which can effectively engage target audiences within the population of the region in … [Read more...]

Apply for XL-Africa: Supporting Startups Making Smart use of Digital Solutions

Deadline: 12 June 2017 Applications are currently open for XL-Africa program to support enterprises in any sector that are making smart use of digital solutions. This includes, but is not limited to fintech, agriculture, transport, energy, health, education, smart cities, gaming resource management, media and many more. Benefits 20 high-growth digital startups seeking to raise between $250K and $1.5M in funding. We can help with access to funding, networks, mentoring and a community of … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 WJP Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism!

Deadline: 28 May 2017 Nominations are open for the 2017 World Justice Project (WJP) Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism to acknowledge journalists from around the world who have contributed to increased awareness and understanding of the foundational importance of the rule of law. Prize Information The winner will receive $10,000 USD. The winner of the WJP 2017 Anthony Lewis Prize for Exceptional Rule of Law Journalism will be announced in July of … [Read more...]

Asia-Europe Foundation Call for Applications: ASEFEdu Young Reporter 2017

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Are you an aspiring young reporter with a desire to travel across Asia and Europe practising your craft and providing important coverage of education projects? The Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking reporters aged between 18 and 30 years from Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) partner countries to cover its 2017 calendar of projects on the theme of Access to Education and Employment. This is an unprecedented opportunity to apply the trade and gain exposure to the rich … [Read more...]

EWMI Request for Applications: USAID Justice for All Project in Albania

Deadline: 15 August 2017 East-West Management Institute, Inc. (EWMI) has announced the USAID Justice for All Project in Albania (hereinafter referred to as "the Project") to award grants to support investigative journalism in Albania in areas that include, but are not limited to: corruption and abuse of power in the public and private sectors; organized crime; economic crimes; handling of corruption, economic, and organized crimes cases by the justice system - police, … [Read more...]

IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories 2017: Supporting Journalism Produced by and about Women

Deadline: 16 May 2017 Applications are currently open for the IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories, sponsored by The Secular Society, a funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. Awards and … [Read more...]

Getty Images Editorial Grants Program: Supporting Independent Photojournalists around the World

Deadline: 15 May 2017 The Getty Images is currently seeking applications for its "Editorial Grants Program" to support independent photojournalists around the world by providing the creative freedom and collaborative editorial support necessary to pursue work that is personally important to them and which they would otherwise not have the time or resources to address. Award Information $10,000 prize (five available) Winners will be announced in September at Visa pour l’Image … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Moldova: Inviting NGOs for Small Grants for Media Program

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The U.S. Mission to Moldova is seeking applications for its small grants "Media Program" in order to strengthen independent media in Moldova in the interests of plurality of views and editorial independence. Priority Areas The priorities of the Public Affairs Section for 2017 media funding are as follows: Support the production of non-news creative content (i.e. photography, film, multi-media formats) and build local production capacity Support news and … [Read more...]

Patagonia’s Media Grants Program: Supporting Grassroots Groups in the United States

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for Patagonia's Media Grants Program to support grassroots groups that also use film as a form of activism. This program specifically funds environmental nonprofits that use media, mostly film, as a tool tightly linked to direct-action campaigns. Patagonia funds only environmental work, most interestingly in making grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Democracy and Media Foundation Grant Program

Deadline: 14 May 2017 Do you have an initiative that stimulates independent and critical media or one that sustains or promotes a strong and just democratic state? Does your initiative match our pillars of truth-seeking, innovation in media, fundamental rights and liberties, vigorous democracy or commemoration and remembrance? Then submit a project proposal for The Democracy and Media Foundation's Grant Program. The Democracy and Media Foundation is seeking applications for its Grant program … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Moldova

Deadline: 4 May 2017 The Embassy of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Moldova is currently inviting applicants to submit concepts and applications for the implementation of the projects of the Development Cooperation and Democracy Promotion Programme in Moldova in 2017. Projects Embassy calls for submission of APPLICATIONS for the implementation of the following project concepts in Moldova: Improvement of social environment for children in educational institutions in … [Read more...]

Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2017: Apply to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of International Networking Extravaganza!

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Are you creative? Do you have an entrepreneurial mindset? Are you passionate about shaping the future of the media landscape, especially in the digital domain? Then seize the opportunity to apply to participate in our anniversary edition of “Talent Meets Bertelsmann 2017”! Participants will meet members of Executive Board and international top executives. Participants will get the opportunity to attend challenging workshops, working hand in hand with experienced … [Read more...]

Apply for ICFJ’s U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships!

Deadline: 30 April 2017 Applications are open for "U.S.-Austrian Journalism Exchange Fellowships" to foster greater understanding and knowledge of both countries among future media leaders and their audiences. The program is administered jointly by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in Washington, D.C., and the Kuratorium für Journalistenausbildung (KfJ) in Salzburg, Austria. The fellowship program is funded by donations from Austrian government and U.S. government agencies, and … [Read more...]

U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem’s Small Grants Program: Assisting Palestinian Non-Profit Organizations

Deadline: 23 April 2017 The Public Affairs Section of the American Consulate General Jerusalem is seeking applications for its Small Grants Program to assist Palestinian Non-Profit organizations in carrying out programs in several priority areas (Please provide a copy of applicant's organization official registration with their application packet). Priority Areas Using innovative and technology-based solutions to promote sustainable economic growth; Fostering critical thinking, … [Read more...]

InfoCongo Call for Proposals: Stories, Maps and Data Visualization Grant in Congo Basin

Deadline: 20 May 2017 InfoCongo is currently inviting journalists, designers, developers, cartographers and data experts to submit a proposal for its Stories, Maps and Data Visualization Grants in order to support stories and visuals that reveal and illuminate pressing issues in the Congo Basin. Proposals should focus on the production of one or more story, map or data visualization element. Focus Areas Illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resources in the Congo … [Read more...]

Apply for 2017 United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 21 May 2017 Applications are open for the 2017 edition of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) Fellowship Program in order to provide participants with first hand exposure to cultural diversity, while interacting with a wide range of local actors and partners. The participants will acquire crucial comprehension tools to help them understand the plurality of their host country’s culture, politics, society, religion, and media. The theme of the Fellowship 2017 is “The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Comic Relief’s #iwill Youth Social Action Fund!

Deadline: 12 May 2017 Comic Relief has partnered with the #iwill campaign, to create a £2.4 million Youth Social Action Fund to target young people from less affluent backgrounds. #iwill is a UK-wide campaign aiming to get six out of 10 young people involved in social action by 2020. Big Lottery Fund and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport have each invested £20 million to support young people access high quality social action opportunities. Co-produced with young people, and … [Read more...]

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