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...]

U.S. Mission to Georgia: Seeking Applications for Government of Georgia Strategic Communications Program

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi, Georgia is pleased to announce an open competition for assistance award "Government of Georgia Strategic Communications Program". PAS invites organizations to submit proposals for an 18-24 month project to improve strategic communications capacity in the Georgian Government, and improve/develop national and municipal governments communications skills. Program Goals The main goal of this effort is to … [Read more...]

n-vestigate: Apply for the investigative Network between n-ost and Research Partners from Eastern Europe

Deadline: 16 April 2017 Did you ever feel like your investigation was limited by language, geographical borders or a lack of contacts abroad? If yes, then apply for the n-vestigate programme. Applications are open for n-vestigate programme with an aim to foster national and transnational investigative journalism within and between the aforementioned countries, the goal being to establish a transnational network which more deeply anchors investigative journalism within each country's respective … [Read more...]

NEH Grants: Seeking Applications for Digital Projects for the Public across U.S.

Deadline: 7 June 2017 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 cogently interpret and analyze humanities content in formats that will attract broad public audiences. All Digital Projects for the Public projects should: present analysis that deepens public understanding of significant humanities stories and ideas incorporate sound humanities scholarship … [Read more...]

Call for Applications 2017: CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism

Deadline: 31 May 2017 The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), in special partnership with the Media Program South East Europe of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS), is seeking applications for its 2017 CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism. The Award aims at honouring the work carried out by investigative journalists and their contribution to investigative reporting despite the difficult conditions under which … [Read more...]

Fund for Investigative Journalism: Inviting US-based Reporters

Deadline: 22 May 2017 The Fund for Investigative Journalism is seeking grant applications for investigative projects. The Fund for Investigative Journalism’s role in assisting journalists is limited to making grants. The Fund assumes no liability for the legal and/or safety risks undertaken by journalists in the course of their reporting. The Board of Directors looks for:  stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing – such as corruption, malfeasance, or misuse of power – in the public … [Read more...]

FHI360 Civil Society and Media Project: Grants in Support of Advocacy, Engagement and Public Dialogue

Deadline: 7 May 2017 Applications are open for FHI360 Civil Society and Media Project, a four-year project (September 2014-September 2018) which is supported by USAID (the United States Agency for International Development) and implemented by FHI 360, a non-profit human development organization. The Civil Society and Media Project aims to respond to the needs of local civil society organizations (CSOs) in Myanmar by: supporting civil society capacity to engage in democratic processes … [Read more...]

European Union: Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016-2017 in Serbia

Deadline: 19 May 2017 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its Civil Society Facility and Media Programme 2016-2017 in order to strengthen participatory democracies and the EU integration process by empowering civil society to actively take part in decision making and by stimulating an enabling legal and financial environment for civil society and pluralistic media. The programme is divided into two lots: Lot 1: Support to Media … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Independent Media Organizations and Property Rights

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The Pulitzer Center is currently inviting applicants from independent media organizations with creative ideas to innovatively surface and report information on property rights and land-related issues in their region. Applicants understand which forms of engagement best suit applicant’s audience and local context— print (newspapers, news magazines,) broadcast (radio and television,) and/or digital and mobile publication. The program is open to pitches that involve … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship!

Deadline: 1 May 2017 The European Union Delegation to Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) is inviting applicants for its "EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship" with an aim to recognize outstanding journalistic talent among young Canadians. The EU-Canada Young Journalist Fellowship seeks to reinforce links between Europeans and Canadians and to raise awareness of the European Union among a new generation of Canadian students and journalists. Eligibility Criteria In order … [Read more...]

Apply to Participate in World Press Freedom Day 2017!

Deadline: 20 April 2017 UNESCO, the Government of Indonesia, and the Press Council of Indonesia have organized the World Press Freedom Day's main event and the UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize Ceremony in Jakarta, Indonesia, from 1-4 May 2017. Under the global theme of Critical Minds for Critical Times: Media’s role in advancing peaceful, just and inclusive societies, participants will examine current challenges facing media, including the continuous trend worldwide of attacks … [Read more...]

The Soze Agency: Applications Open for Right of Return USA Fellowship

Deadline: 21 April 2017 The Soze Agency is currently accepting applications for Right of Return USA Fellowship to support justice through the Arts, funded by Open Philanthropy. This fellowship program will invest in formerly incarcerated artists to create original works that can further criminal justice reform in partnership with advocates and organizers. The Right of Return project encourages formerly incarcerated artists of all disciplines who seek to challenge mass incarceration through … [Read more...]