EJN Call for Proposals: Bay of Bengal Organizational Grants

Deadline: 18 May 2018 Applicants are invited to submit proposals for the Earth Journalism Network (EJN) Bay of Bengal Organizational Grants which are available to support the creation, growth, and capacity building of media and other development or educational organizations in the region, that aim to improve the quantity and quality of information about climate change, and access to this information by groups such as women and youth that are most vulnerable to its impacts. The Bay of Bengal … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Slovakia: Seeking Proposals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy’s Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced that funding is available through the embassy’s Small Grants Program for awards up to $10,000. Proposals for amounts exceeding $10,000 will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Small grants are intended for local representatives of civil society, including non-governmental organizations and universities. They support projects to: Increase Slovakia’s engagement in global peace and stability … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation’s Diversity and Resilience Program!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Applications are open for the Thomson Reuters Foundation's Diversity and Resilience Program. It is an opportunity for you to join and inform the debate on the way forward and to encourage your readers, listeners and viewers to join that debate and make their voices heard. This workshop, from 25-31 August 2018 in the unique setting of the Austrian Alps, will help applicants look more closely at the impact of rapid technological and social change on the lives of communities … [Read more...]

National Endowment for the Humanities: Seeking Applications for Digital Projects for the Public across U.S.

Deadline: 6 June 2018 The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) is currently accepting applications for its program “Digital Projects for the Public” in order to support  projects that interpret and analyze humanities content in primarily digital platforms and formats, such as websites, mobile applications and tours, interactive touch screens and kiosks, games, and virtual environments. All Digital Projects for the Public projects should: present analysis that deepens public … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: Javier Valdez Cárdenas Journalism Award 2018

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Nominations are open for Javier Valdez Cárdenas Journalism Award 2018. Penguin Random House Publishing Group, through Editorial Aguilar, invites all Mexican and foreign journalists and reporters based in Mexico to participate in this prize. The conditions of the contest are as follows: each participant must submit a journalistic research project on one of the topics of the national agenda. The jury will privilege the projects that deal with the issues that worried … [Read more...]

ECSJ: Inviting Applications for Climate Investigation Grant

Deadline: 25 May 2018 European Conference of Science Journalists (ECSJ) is inviting applications for "Climate Investigation Grant" to encourage ambitious field investigations focused on understanding climate, adaptation to climate change, and different mitigation strategies. The AJSPI, in partnership with the BNP Paribas Foundation, is launching its first climate investigation grant for European science journalists. The winner will be announced at the European Conference for Science … [Read more...]

Apply for Free Press Awards 2018!

Deadline: 1 July 2018 The Free Press Unlimited has announced the Fourth 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 Awards will be conferred at Free Press Live on 2 November 2018 and will recognise exceptional work in the categories Newcomer of the Year and Most Resilient Journalist. Award Categories … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Thomson Reuters Foundation‘s Investigative Sports Reporting Programme!

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applications for its Investigative Sports Reporting programme for journalists in Africa who want to report on how sport is run in their own country or wider region. This is an opportunity provided by the Sport and Society programme. Participating journalists will work on a specific story idea and develop this during an intensive workshop in Lagos. The workshop will also cover investigative techniques, storytelling approaches, and … [Read more...]

Democratic Governance Facility: Call for Expressions of Interest

Deadline: 9 May 2018 The Democratic Governance Facility (DGF) has announced a Call for Expressions of Interest to strengthen the engagement between DGF and state and non-state actors in the governance, accountability and human rights domain. Prospective partners are expected to undertake interrelated and mutually reinforcing actions contributing to the achievement of DGF programme objectives. Great emphasis is put on gender equality and the inclusion of youth as well as wider geographical … [Read more...]

U.S Embassy in Kyiv: 2017-2018 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program- Education and Culture

Deadline: 15 June 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Kyiv has announced 2017-2018 Public Diplomacy Small Grants Program to support projects in education and culture to Ukrainian and U.S.-based nongovernmental, not-for-profit organizations and individuals. The project must be tailored towards Ukrainian audiences, and all project activities supported by the U.S. Embassy grant should take place in Ukraine. Themes The eligible themes for both educational and cultural programs are described … [Read more...]

Temper of the Times Foundation: Grants for Wildland Ecosystem Advertising Campaigns

Deadline: 15 December 2018 Temper of the Times Foundation is seeking applications for its grant program to provide funds for wildland ecosystem advertising campaigns. Temper of The Times Foundation, ~advertising for the environment~ was created by the board of directors of The Moneypaper, Inc., in 1997. Since public opinion is often influenced by marketing efforts, The Moneypaper decided to create a foundation that would promote the use of standard marketing concepts to increase environmental … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship!

Deadline: 7 May 2018 Applications are now open for the Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship which is a unique opportunity for young journalists from developing countries and countries with economies in transition to cover the United Nations. Hosted every fall at UN Headquarters, the programme brings a select group of journalists to New York for the opening of the General Assembly. The 2018 Reham Al-Farra Memorial Journalism Fellowship will take place at United Nations Headquarters … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Petrobras Journalism Award!

Deadline: 31 May 2018 Nominations are open for Petrobras Journalism Award to recognize and value the work of journalists and the great reports made with seriousness, transparency and, above all, independence. Prize Categories Big prize: The prize will be conferred by the Judging Commission for the best report, among all those inscribed and selected by the Pre-selection Commission. Special Innovation Award: The Judging Commission will award the Special Innovation Prize to work that … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to India: Women Shaping the Narrative in Media and Entertainment Project

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Consulate General in Chennai (PAS Chennai) is seeking proposals for a project entitled “Women Shaping the Narrative in Media and Entertainment”. Under this project, a grantee will conduct series of workshops and training programs on “Women First, Prosperity for All: Opportunities for Women in the Media and Entertainment Industry in South India.” The proposed project will bring together subject matter experts and industry leaders … [Read more...]

Applications Open for The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020!

Deadline: 25 May 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is inviting applicants for its "Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program 2019-2020" that brings accomplished young and mid-career professionals with demonstrated leadership potential to the United States for a year of non-degree graduate-level study, leadership development, and substantive professional collaboration with U.S. counterparts. By providing future leaders and policy makers with experience in U.S. society, culture, and … [Read more...]

Challenge Fund 2018: Exploring New Ways of Providing Information in the U.S.

Deadline: 3 May 2018 The Online News Association is accepting applications for 2018 Challenge Fund to support “live news experiments” that further the development of collaborative models in journalism education, in which students create innovative projects with professionals, technologists, professors and researchers. The competitive $1 million Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education is the brainchild of a collaborative that includes the Excellence and Ethics in Journalism … [Read more...]

National Geographic Society: Making the Case for Nature Programme

Deadline: 10 July 2018 One of the greatest challenges in addressing wildlife issues is that simply communicating the science is often insufficient to inspire action. How might visual artists, photographers, and videographers more effectively create and use images or video to overcome apathy towards species? National Geographic Society is currently inviting applicants for its programme entitled “Making the Case for Nature” to determine effective ways to market wildlife to inspire positive … [Read more...]

Swedish Institute’s Creative Force Programme: Call for Applications for Seed Funding

Deadline: 16 May 2018 Does your organisation work to strengthen democracy, freedom of expression and human rights? Does your organisation use media or the arts as a means to bring about change? If yes, then apply for the Creative Force Programme. The Swedish Institute is seeking applications for its Creative Force Programme. It is a funding programme for international projects which work though media or the arts to strengthen basic freedoms and rights. Funding Information Seed … [Read more...]

Bakala Foundation: Seeking Applications for its Journey- Journalism BootCamp

Deadline: 6 May 2018 Bakala Foundation is seeking applications for its Journey: Journalism BootCamp which focuses on offering participants unique experience through interactive seminars and workshops conducted by professional journalists, editors and media experts from world’s most renowned news outlets and agencies such as BBC, CNN, the New York Times, Reuters or the Wall Street Journal. Organized by the Bakala Foundation, Journey aims to bring together promising students of journalism … [Read more...]

UN Women/BiH: Enhancing the Capacities of Media Professionals for Reporting on Gender-Based Violence

Deadline: 30 April 2018 The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) is inviting applications for "Provision of Services related to Enhancing the Capacities of Media Professionals for Reporting on Gender-Based Violence in Bosnia and Herzegovina." The purpose of the consultancy is to continue the work of UN Women has done so far on strengthening the capacities of media professionals and create experts in gender sensitive reporting of gender-based … [Read more...]