Applications Open for UNESCO’s “Support to Media in Jordan” Program!

Deadline: 17 October 2017 Applications are open for "Support to Media in Jordan" to help Jordan’s efforts in advancing the Jordanian media to further increase its freedom, independence and professionalism. During the first phase of the project, UNESCO developed a comprehensive study of the Jordanian media landscape on the basis of UNESCO’s Media Development Indicators (MDI). In the second phase of the project, UNESCO has been implementing activities based on the MDI report … [Read more...]

Apply for Women in News (WIN) Africa Leadership Development Programme!

Deadline: 2 October 2017 The World Association of Newspaper and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) is currently inviting Senior Journalists or Editors working for the media in Botswana, Rwanda, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi, especially those in newspapers or digital media, to apply for the Women in News (WIN) Africa leadership development programme. The programme seeks to equip women media professionals in middle and senior management positions with the right skills, knowledge and … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters’ Photojournalism Grants: Developing the Next Generation of Photojournalists

Deadline: 10 November 2017 Thomson Reuters is seeking applications for its Photojournalism grants program to develop a diverse new generation of photojournalists to tell original human stories from around the world. Reuters Pictures is offering up to eight $5,000 USD grants to passionate photojournalists or students of photojournalism who are interested in working on photo assignments and projects to advance their abilities and tell new stories. The photojournalism grants are being launched … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico: Transformation Cooperation Program 2018

Deadline: 15 October 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico is currently inviting the relevant legal entities to submit their projects for consideration under the "Transformation Cooperation Program 2018" provided by the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Mexico. Objectives Projects should focus on some of the following objectives: Civil society - improving the capacity to function effectively, influence and participate broadly in political and social processes; Human rights … [Read more...]

Apply for 4th DNI Innovation Fund: Supporting Innovation in Digital News Journalism!

Deadline: 12 October 2017 Applications are open for the fourth round of its Digital News Initiative (DNI) Innovation Fund in order to support innovation in digital news journalism. Funding Tracks Prototype Projects: This funding track is open to organisations, individuals, and those organisations comprised of just one individual for projects requiring up to €50k of funding. The projects should be very early stage with ideas that have not been designed or their assumptions tested. Up to … [Read more...]

University of Michigan: Inviting International Applicants for Knight-Wallace Fellowship

Deadline: 1 December 2017 The University of Michigan is inviting international applicants for Knight-Wallace Fellowship that recognizes exceptional journalists for their work, leadership and potential with a unique opportunity: an academic year of study, developing new perspectives and networks, and achieving both professional and personal growth at the University of Michigan, one of the world’s finest universities. For the small group of journalism professionals from the U.S. and abroad … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan, Armenia: Transformation Cooperation Programme Projects 2018

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Yerevan is currently inviting relevant Armenian legal entities to present for consideration their projects within the Transformation Cooperation Programme 2018. Objectives Civil society – enhancing the ability to function effectively, to influence and widely participate in political and social processes; Human rights defenders - humanitarian support, Media – promoting quality, plurality and independence of the media, … [Read more...]

Perspektivy Call for Applications: Cross-Border Journalism Programme

Deadline: 10 October 2017 The Perspektivy is inviting applications for its “Cross-Border Journalism Programme” with an aim to connect journalists in ‘cross-border’ collaboration. Cross-Border journalism programme is an opportunity for journalists and bloggers in the early and mid stages of their career looking for the chance to develop their skills in international reporting and enhance their professional network abroad. The new digital era of media, and the globalisation of economic and … [Read more...]

Apply for Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applications are open for Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellowship in Journalism Innovation that is collaboration between the Nieman Foundation for Journalism and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard. This fellowship brings individuals to Harvard University to work on a specific course of research or a specific project relating to journalism innovation. A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists … [Read more...]

Democracy and Media Foundation: General Call 2017 – 3

Deadline: 15 October 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? If yes, then you are welcome to submit a project proposal for Democracy and Media Foundation’s grants. The Democracy and Media Foundation is seeking applications for … [Read more...]

ICFJ Call for Entries: 2017 Reporting Fellowship on Migration and Climate for Nigerian Journalists

Deadline: 21 September 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is currently inviting applicants for its 2017 Reporting Fellowship with an aim to improve coverage of migration due to conflict or instability and the resulting impact on climate and economic prospects. The Program is divided into three parts: An online workshop on covering SDGs, with a focus on climate and migration. Following the workshop, participants will have three weeks to produce stories for publication … [Read more...]

Carey Institute for Global Good: Inviting Applicants for Logan Nonfiction Fellowship

Deadline: 30 September 2017 The Carey Institute for Global Good is inviting applicants for Logan Nonfiction Fellowship that supports this belief by advancing deeply reported, long form nonfiction about the most pressing issues of the day and helping to disseminate it on a variety of media platforms to the widest possible audience. The Logan Nonfiction Program seeks to address the public’s need for long form nonfiction to inform the policy debate essential to democracy. Logan Nonfiction … [Read more...]

Funding Opportunity and Awards on SDGs Reporting in Ghana: A Chance to Get GHC 10,000

Deadline: 10 October 2017 As part of efforts to mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in development reporting in Ghana, the Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Ghana, is offering funding opportunity to Ghanaian journalists to support quality and thorough reporting that focus on the SDGs. This initiative forms part of activities under MFWA’s project ‘Mainstreaming the SDGs in Development Reporting.’ The … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Obama Foundation’s Fellowship Program!

Deadline: 6 October 2017 The Obama Foundation is inviting applicants for its Fellowship program to support outstanding civic innovators from around the world in order to amplify the impact of their work and to inspire a wave of civic innovation. The Obama Foundation Fellows will be a diverse set of community-minded rising stars – organizers, inventors, artists, entrepreneurs, journalists, and more – who are altering the civic engagement landscape. By engaging their fellow citizens to work … [Read more...]

Applications Open for PAYK Investigative Journalism Fellowship Program !

Deadline: 20 September 2017 Applications are open for PAYK Investigative Journalism Fellowship Program with an aim to support in-depth- coverage of critical issues related to government accountability and transparency in Afghanistan. This fellowship is supported by the USAID funded Rasana Program, implemented by Internews. The PAYK Investigative Journalism Fellowship, 2017 will be awarded to investigative journalists who fulfill the eligibility and application criteria. Six awards of USD 1000 … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg

Deadline: 29 September 2017 The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism is seeking applications from African and Chinese journalists to participate in the Africa-China Reporting Workshop & Fieldwork Project in Johannesburg in November 2017. Themes Industrialisation & development (e.g. implementation of the 2015 FOCAC action plan on industrialisation; special economic zones; impact of Chinese imports on Africa’s manufacturing sector; Chinese support for African … [Read more...]

International Visegrad Fund: Seeking Applications for Visegrad+ Grant Program

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting applicants for its “Visegrad+ Grant” program to support projects which contribute to the democratization and transformation processes in selected countries and regions, especially non-EU member states in the Western Balkans and the Eastern Partnership countries. Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target countries mainly Visegrad+ Grants shall contribute to the development of the target … [Read more...]

The International Visegrad Fund: Inviting NGOs/CSOs for Visegrad Grants Program Worldwide

Deadline: 1 October 2017 The International Visegrad Fund is currently inviting eligible organizations from the Visegrad countries (V4) and worldwide for its “Visegrad Grants” program to foster regional cooperation between the V4 countries and projects advancing innovativeness and sustainability in Central and Eastern Europe. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. The average grant support for supported project in 2016 was around €20,000. Focus Areas … [Read more...]

Apply for AGI’s Photography Contest to Celebrate Earth Science Week 2017!

Deadline: 13 October 2017 The American Geosciences Institute (AGI) is seeking applications for its photography contest to celebrate Earth Science Week 2017. The photography theme for this year is: "Earth and Human Activity Here." Humans, individually and in groups, interact with the planet’s natural systems in many way. These natural systems include the geosphere (land), hydrosphere (water), atmosphere (air), and biosphere (living things). With a camera, applicants can capture evidence of some … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme!

Deadline: 27 September 2017 The Chevening South Asia Journalism Fellowship Programme funded by the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office offers an opportunity to explore the range of approaches taken by the UK and the South Asian region, and then use that knowledge to direct discussions that tackle the big issues challenging the field. Fellows will undertake a bespoke fellowship programme titled ‘Good Governance in a Changing World: the Media, Politics and Society’. It explores the different ways … [Read more...]