Latest Grants and Resources for Media and Development

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Media and Development.

PRB inviting Applicants for Women’s Edition Workshop for Women Journalists from West African

Deadline: 19 April 2019 The Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is seeking applications for its Women's Edition training program in West Africa. The Women's Edition Workshop is funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID). It will be facilitated by PRB facilitators. The seminar will be held in Dakar (Senegal) in June 2019 and will focus on the commitment of religious leaders in the West African region to promote reproductive health and the well-being of women and … [Read more...]

2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship is now open

Deadline: 6 May 2019 Applications are open for the 2019 Paradigm Initiative Digital Rights and Inclusion Media Fellowship. The Fellowship is a 4-month program designed to immerse outstanding, early career, journalists in digital rights and digital inclusion advocacy – and intervention efforts – in Africa. Selected journalists will work with Paradigm Initiative on various projects and contribute to improving public understanding of digital rights and inclusion issues. Components … [Read more...]

Money Trail offers Working Grants for African, Asian and European Journalists

Deadline: 25 June 2019 In Money Trail, offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Money Trail exists because countries throughout the world lose billions of dollars through tax abuse, money laundering and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Latvia announces Small Grant Program 2019

Deadline: 31 May 2019 U.S. Embassy in Latvia has announced the Small Grant Program 2019 to support initiatives that contribute to more open and competitive political and economic systems and the protection of human rights. Themes Grants should support initiatives such as: Promotion of civil society. Free flow of information (including support for independent media, except for direct support for development of content of any particular media outlet). Transparency in … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation accepting Applications for Covering Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Brazil

Deadline: 1 May 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation is accepting applications for its program entitled "Covering Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery". The Course on How to Cover Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery, which the Thomson Reuters Foundation promotes over a week in São Paulo, is a unique opportunity for Brazilian journalists to acquire skills, expand their knowledge and report on the subject under the guidance of experienced journalists from the Thomson Reuters Foundation and … [Read more...]

Applications for Media-X Prototype Grant Scheme is now Open

Deadline: 13 May 2019 Applications are now open for Media-X Prototype Grant Scheme (the “Scheme”): a prototype fund to promote media innovation and the development of new media and social enterprises which is a pilot funding initiative launched by the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (“JMSC”) of the University of Hong Kong (“HKU). It aims to work with industry innovators to cultivate and promote innovation in the news and media industry. Grantees from the scheme will benefit from … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Fulbright Student Program 2020-21 for Austrian Citizens

Deadline: 1 May 2019 Applications are open for Austrian Fulbright Student Program 2020-21 to provide financial support for Austrian citizens who want to pursue a master's degree in the United States. Fulbright Austria funds one- and multi-year programs. Following its mandate to promote "mutual understanding between the peoples of Austria and the United States of America,” Fulbright Austria is particularly interested in applicants whose personality, interests, and career plans will … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Suva inviting Applications for J. William Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020-2021

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The United States Embassy in Suva  is inviting applications from resident nationals of Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tonga and Tuvalu for the J. William Fulbright Foreign Student Program 2020-2021. The Fulbright Program brings citizens of other countries to the United States for graduate study and/or research at U.S. universities or other appropriate institutions. Applicants must have completed undergraduate education and hold a degree equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Lebanon announces Fulbright Student Scholarship Program 2020

Deadline: 15 May 2019 U.S. Embassy in Lebanon has announced the Fulbright Student Scholarship Program 2020. Benefits The grant includes: roundtrip airfare between Lebanon and the United States, tuition, books, health insurance, and room and board. The program, which covers a maximum of two academic years of study beginning in August 2020, is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State through the U.S. Embassy in Beirut. Eligibility Criteria Applicants must meet the following … [Read more...]

UNESCO Creative Cities Network 2019 is now open for Submissions

Deadline: 30 June 2019 The 2019 Call for Applications of the UNESCO Creative Cities Network is now open to foster international cooperation within and across cities of the world that have invested in culture and creativity as a strategic lever for sustainable urban development. The UNESCO Creative Cities bring a concrete contribution to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda through policy-making and grass-root projects promoting the … [Read more...]

Apply for Reporting Land Rights Programme in India

Deadline: 31 May 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its program entitled “Reporting Land Rights”. This program, which is a collaboration between the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, will assist Indian journalists in understanding property rights and incorporating it in their reporting, whether they cover business and industry, the environment, urban revitalization, indigenous rights, food security, or a range of other … [Read more...]

GIJN presents ‘Global Shining Light Award’ to recognize Courageous Investigative Journalists and their Work

Deadline: 19 May 2019 The Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) presents the Global Shining Light Award, a unique award which honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. On behalf of the global investigative journalism community, GIJN is pleased to recognize and celebrate these courageous investigative journalists and their work. Each year dozens of journalists and media workers are killed … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State’s Grant Program to support Media Literacy in the Baltics

Deadline: 28 May 2019 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for a program that supports advancing media literacy in the Baltics. Where appropriate, competitive proposals may include: Opportunities for beneficiaries to apply their new knowledge and skills in practical efforts. Solicitation of feedback and suggestions from beneficiaries when developing … [Read more...]

ASEF seeking Training Design & Delivery on the Topic of Human Rights & Prevention of Violent Extremism

Deadline: 15 May 2019 Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) is seeking a training organisation to design and deliver a training on the general topic of human rights and prevention of violent extremism with a view to: Build capacity and improve competency of ASEM Partners (governments, inter-governmental organisations and NGOs) to develop measures to prevent violent extremism with respect for human rights. Provide theoretical and practical learning on a human rights-based approach to taking … [Read more...]

Chatham House inviting for Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2019

Deadline: 29 April 2019 Chatham House is inviting applications for its Mo Ibrahim Foundation Academy Fellowship 2019. Benefits The fellow will receive a monthly stipend of £2,295. Modest provision is made for the costs of relocation, fieldwork, and possible publication costs. Duration The fellowship is for a 10-month term from mid-September 2019 to late-July 2020. Fellowship structure A fellow’s time will be split between three key areas: Completing a personal research … [Read more...]

Submit Your Applications for Reporting on Migration Programme in Cambodia

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications from journalists for its “Reporting on Migration”. Thomson Reuters Foundation’s one-week Reporting on Migration course in Phnom Penh is a unique chance for journalists in Cambodia to gain practical skills and knowledge and work on their story ideas with guidance from experienced Thomson Reuters journalists. Funding Thomson Reuters Foundation can fund travel expenses and accommodation for participants … [Read more...]

BBVA Foundation inviting Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication

Deadline: 30 May 2019 BBVA Foundation is inviting applicants for its Biophilia Award for Environmental Communication to recognize the work of professionals and organizations in any country that have contributed exceptionally to improving public understanding and awareness of ecological issues, through the dissemination of scientific knowledge and by opening up new perspectives on nature from any disciplinary angle. Award Information One annual award will be given comprising 100,000 … [Read more...]

Women Photograph Grant Program to Promote Gender Diversity Worldwide

Deadline: 15 May 2019 Applications are open for Women Photograph Grant Program which aims to promote gender diversity within professional photojournalism and elevate the work and the voices of female visual journalists. Through funding and mentorship, this grant will support an ongoing documentary project from a professional photojournalist who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to their story. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who evince a personal connection to … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Serbia seeking Applications for Fulbright Graduate Study Program 2020-2021

Deadline: 22 April 2019 U.S. Embassy in Serbia is seeking applications for its Fulbright Graduate Study Program 2020-2021 that enables young professionals from Serbia to study for one year or longer at U.S. universities to pursue Master’s level of study in many fields. Fields of Study Agriculture Economics Linguistics American History Education Mathematics American Literature Engineering Philosophy American Studies Environmental Sciences … [Read more...]

Media Training & Development Funding Program for Serbians

Deadline: 30 April 2019 The United States Embassy in Belgrade has announced an open competition for organizations to submit applications to carry out programs to support media development in Serbia. Objectives The purpose of the program is to award grants for specific projects that support media freedom, media diversity, and the development of professional media organizations in the Republic of Serbia. To be eligible for consideration, every applicant must be registered in the territory … [Read more...]