International Labour Organization (ILO): 2017 Global Media Competition on Labour Migration

Deadline: 27 October 2017 The International Labour Organization (ILO) has launched a global media competition to recognize exemplary media coverage on labour migration. The international competition aims at encouraging quality reporting on labour migration. The objective is to encourage quality reporting on labour migration. Such reporting is all the more significant as media often promotes a toxic public narrative based on nationality, national origin, gender and migratory status … [Read more...]

Anna Lindh Foundation: Call for Applications for Mediterranean Journalist Award

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Anna Lindh Foundation is seeking applications for its Mediterranean Journalist Award to reward productions tackling intercultural issues between and within Euro-Mediterranean societies, ranging from diversity, tolerance, freedom of expression, fighting xenophobia, extremism and terrorism. Special attention will be given to works focusing on the theme “Intercultural Cities and Migration”, as announced on the occasion of the Anna Lindh Foundation MED FORUM. In … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Seeking Application for Uncovering Security Programme

Deadline: 4 September 2017 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Uncovering Security Programme that will support journalists to collaborate with researchers to uncover emerging threats in specific communities, countries or regions worldwide, and produce stories that reach a wide audience. Uncovering Security was launched in 2016 to give journalists and researchers who are interested in similar security-related topics the opportunity to work together – to … [Read more...]

Applications Open for USAID’s GDL Center for Digital Development Program!

Deadline: 28 August 2017 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is seeking applications from qualified U.S. and Non-U.S. organizations for its grant program entitled “GDL Center for Digital Development”. The objective of this award is to increase the use of and access to digital financial services, mobile and internet, and increase the use of data for strategic planning and adaptive programming within USAID missions, bureaus, and independent offices. This award … [Read more...]

NoVo Foundation: Seeking LOIs for Radical Hope Fund to support Strategies for Transformation!

Deadline: 4 October 2017 The NoVo Foundation is seeking Letters of Inquiry (LOIs) for its Radical Hope Fund to support efforts that are bold and imaginative, focused on building the required movements, with efforts that will springboard communities forward in this moment of both crisis and opportunity. This means that people must engage in strategies that are adaptive and that aim for transformation rather than solely incremental change. In the spirit of boldness and imagination, the Radical … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for 2017 Dr Erhard Busek-SEEMO Award for Better Understanding!

Deadline: 20 September 2017 The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) is seeking nominations for its "2017 Dr Erhard Busek-SEEMO Award for Better Understanding" in South, Eastern and Central Europe. Eligible to be nominated are journalists, editors, media executives, media experts, writers or journalism trainers in South, East and Central Europe, who have contributed to promoting better understanding in the region and have worked towards ending minority-related problems, ethnic … [Read more...]

IWMF Call For Applications: Central African Republic (CAR) and Rwanda Reporting Fellowships

Deadline: 29 August 2017 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applicants for its Central African Republic (CAR) And Rwanda Reporting Fellowships to strengthen the role of women journalists worldwide. Both trips will take place from November 5-18, 2017. All Fellows will begin their trip in Nairobi, Kenya, where they will complete comprehensive security training and an orientation about the African Great Lakes region. Themes Central African Republic … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia: Building Space for Professional Journalism

Deadline: 25 August 2017 The U.S. Embassy is seeking an implementing partner to conduct a training project for Ethiopian journalists from all regional states under the theme “Building Space for Professional Journalism.” The goal is to provide journalists with skills to investigate development-related projects in areas such as public health, education, agriculture, humanitarian assistance, and economic livelihoods, and to offer participants opportunities to use the skills they gain from the … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Resilience Journalism Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 31 August 2017 Applications are open for Resilience Journalism Fellowship Program that is focused on the science of climate change and resilience — defined as a system’s capacity to absorb disturbance and still retain its basic function and structure. Financial support for the Resilience Fellowship program is provided by The Rockefeller Foundation. This fall, up to 15 journalists will gather in New York City for six days of study and discussion as part of the new Resilience … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Protecting Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in the Western Balkans

Deadline:  31 August 2017 Civil society organizations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia in partnership with journalists, their associations, networks, media organizations and journalists’ trade unions are currently inviting applicants for its small grants programme “Protecting Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in the Western Balkans”. The objective of the small grants programme is to amplify advocacy efforts … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: IPA Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016-2017 in Macedonia

Deadline: 24 October 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals for a program entitled “National Resource Centre for Civil Society Organisations, IPA Civil Society Facility & Media Programme 2016-2017” to provide services to CSOs for their capacity building, trainings, information and generally to contribute to the improvement of their working standards and environment. Objectives To contribute to stronger CSOs by supporting organisational development, networking … [Read more...]

Internews: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Fund for Rasana

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Internews is currently inviting Afghan media outlets in the provinces (other than Kabul province) to submit applications for the Small Grants Fund of the USAID supported Rasana program. Subgrants issued under the Small Grant Fund RFA will fund the production of content on local public interest stories for radio, TV, press or multi-platforms. Internews has implemented the Rasana program, awarded by USAID under a cooperative agreement (Award No: AID-306-A-17-00001), in … [Read more...]

Internews Request for Applications: Women in Media Grant Fund for RASANA

Deadline: 15 August 2017 Internews is currently inviting Afghan women-run or women-owned media entities to submit applications for the Women in Media Grants Fund of the USAID supported Rasana program. Subgrants issued under the Women and Media Grant Fund RFA will fund women-focused content and initiatives to support women journalists and women-run/-owned media entities. Internews has implemented the Rasana program, awarded by USAID under a cooperative agreement (Award No: AID-306-A-17-00001), … [Read more...]

Fund for Investigative Journalism: Diverse Journalists in Independent Investigative Reporting

Deadline: 1 November 2017 The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University are seeking applications for a project designed to broaden opportunities for diverse journalists in independent investigative reporting. The initiative invites applications from two communities: Journalists of color Women journalists Pioneered with support from the Ford Foundation, this is the second consecutive year that grants and … [Read more...]

Call for Participants: Creative Media Space Training Course in Slovakia

Deadline: 31 July 2017 Are you enthusiastic young media makers (student or recent graduate), working for non-governmental organisations focused on media, dealing with international projects and PR activities regarding media, or simply interested in media and would like to be involved in it? If yes, then apply for the Creative Media Space training course in Slovakia. The European Youth Press, together with its Member Organisations from Slovakia and Austria-European Dialogue and Jugendpresse … [Read more...]

ICFJ Call for Entries: Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship Program

Deadline: 6 August 2017 Interested in becoming an influencer and leader for children’s development in your country? If producing high quality reporting and solution-orientated stories about nutrition and early childhood development issues is one of your passions, then apply for Early Childhood Development Reporting Fellowship Program to improve news coverage of child health and form a global network of reporters covering this critically-important issue. The International Center for Journalists … [Read more...]

Ethical Journalism Network: ILO Migration Journalism Fellowship Program

Deadline: 7 August 2017 The Ethical Journalism Network is seeking applications for its ILO Migration Journalism Fellowship Program that is a six-month fellowship program for journalists and media practitioners to support quality reporting on labor migration in the Middle East. The program is open to individuals working in Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, and the UAE. The Fellowship addresses discriminatory attitudes and actions towards migrant workers the project works to sensitize the public … [Read more...]

Thomson Foundation: Inviting Applicants for Young Journalist Award 2017

Deadline: 18 August 2017 Thomson Foundation, in partnership with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA), is inviting young journalists from around the world for its Young Journalist Award 2017. The Young Journalist Award is Thomson Foundation’s annual journalism competition, dedicated to finding and inspiring ambitious and emerging journalistic talent from across the globe. An esteemed panel from the foundation — all highly experienced journalists within their own right — will tackle the … [Read more...]

Naseej Prize: Surrounding Cultural and Religious Diversity in the Middle East

Deadline: 15 September 2017 Are you a journalist specialising in cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East? If so, then apply for Naseej competition! CFI and the SKeyes Center for Media and Cultural Freedom are launching a competition for awarding the best article or report on an issue surrounding cultural and religious diversity in the Middle East. Entrants must submit an article, report or opinion piece on an issue relating to cultural and religious diversity (such as the rights … [Read more...]

Community Broadcasting Foundation: Seeking Applications for Development & Operations Grants in Australia

Deadline: 21 August 2017 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is seeking applications for its Development & Operations Grants with an aim to maintain, expand and/or strengthen the operations and broadcast capabilities of Australian community broadcasting stations through core support, support for development projects and support for necessary infrastructure. Objectives This year Community Broadcasting Foundation are particularly looking to support initiatives that build the … [Read more...]

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