U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana: Inviting Slovenian CSOs for NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 6 August 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia is seeking applications for its NGO Small Grants program to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns. Themes Anti-corruption, Good Governance, and Transparency Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Economic Prosperity, and Promotion of Trade Environment and Renewable Energy Energy Security and Diversification International Security, … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Togo: Inviting Applicants for “This Week in Fake News” Program

Deadline: 29 July 2018 The US Embassy in Togo has announced the NOFO for a new program aimed at countering the spread of misinformation in society and educating citizens to distinguish “fake news” from real news via an innovative strategy comprising three components: A workshop for journalists A workshop in each administrative region capital for civil society groups and community leaders A weekly online news program that analyzes fake news examples in a humorous way. The main … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Ukraine: Seeking Proposals for Ukraine Media Partnership Program

Deadline: 11 July 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of U.S. Embassy Kyiv is pleased to announce an open competition for program proposals through this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO). PAS invites U.S. non-profit/non-governmental organizations to submit media support and exchange program concept papers for supporting professional and financially viable media in Ukraine. The project goal is to create and maintain long-term relationships between selected American and Ukrainian media … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Nordic Council of Ministers’ Baltic Media Grant Scheme!

Deadline: 19 July 2018 Applications are now open for the Nordic Council of Ministers' Baltic Media Grant Scheme to support production of high quality media content related to minorities in the Baltic countries. The goal of the Program is to augment and enhance production of high quality content in local, regional and national media products and media outlets in the Baltic countries by providing small scale grants. The main objective of the Program is to increase quality and attractiveness of … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in the Czech Republic: Inviting Institutions, Organizations and Individuals for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 2 July 2018 U.S. Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic is currently inviting institutions, organizations and individuals to submit project proposals for funding up to $ 10,000. U.S. Embassy Prague is seeking projects with outstanding merit that support the U.S. Government’s broad goals of fostering mutual cooperation between the United States and the Czech Republic with a focus on one or more of the Embassy’s priority themes and initiatives listed here: Promoting democracy, good … [Read more...]

Apply for Filmmakers Without Borders Filmmaking Grants Programme!

Deadline: 1 August 2018 Filmmakers Without Borders is seeking applications for its Filmmaking Grants to support independent filmmakers around the world via grants and other funding initiatives. Supported projects include narrative films, documentary films, and new media projects that align with themes of social justice, empowerment, and cultural exchange. Filmmakers Without Borders (FWB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that is dedicated to empowering the next generation of digital … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Asian Media Awards!

Deadline: 21 August 2018 Nominations are open for “The Asian Media Awards” to recognise the strength and depth of the media industry. From journalists working in local newspapers and internet bloggers to TV presenters and PR experts, the Asian Media Awards is dedicated to highlighting their talent, drive and innovation. The awards reward those who excel in the Asian and Mainstream media. It also acts as a platform for those working in the industry to network with organisations where they are … [Read more...]

Bridging Grants: Inviting Applicants from Australia

Deadline: 14 June 2018 Applicants are invited to submit proposals for Bridging Grants (BG) which are designed to support international SME-Researcher partnerships grow beyond an initial level of engagement such as might be developed during a Priming Grant funded process, into a strong collaboration which leads to the translation of research knowledge and intellectual property into market ready products or services. Bridging Grants are a program of assistance that target early stage proof of … [Read more...]

IWMF: Inviting Applicants for Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories

Deadline: 29 June 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for IWMF’s Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories which is sponsored by The Secular Society, is a new funding initiative supporting journalism produced by and about women. In an era of increased globalization, the need for varied coverage of gendered topics is critical to a free and representative press. These grants will be a catalyst for reporting on untold stories surrounding issues that impact women and girls’ daily lives worldwide. The … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Macedonia: Media Mentorship Program

Deadline: 30 July 2018 The U.S. Embassy in Skopje Public Affairs Section is inviting non-profit/non-governmental organizations and educational institutions to develop and implement a series of workshops for young journalists from the Republic of Macedonia. Demonstrated expertise in developing and implementing media training programs is required.  A broad pool of media contacts and established relationships with potential media trainers/coaches will be considered … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Portenier Human Rights Bursary Competition 2018!

Deadline: 15 June 2018 Applications are now open for the Portenier Human Rights Bursary Competition for 2018 that provides an opportunity for independent journalists and documentary-makers of any nationality working on significant human rights projects that may place them in danger to obtain hostile environment training. The bursary is sponsored by the renowned human rights documentary producer, Giselle Portenier, who is also a member of the Forum’s board of directors. The purpose of the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Lesotho: 2018 Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 8 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Lesotho is seeking proposals for funding under the Embassy’s Public Diplomacy Grants program that includes: Public Diplomacy Project Proposals Proposals for Programming at the American Corner & YALI Leadership Innovation Hub USG Exchange Alumni Project Proposals Public Diplomacy grants are intended for individuals, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), think tanks, and academic institutions. They … [Read more...]

WANGO Awards Program: Honoring Non-Governmental Organizations

Deadline: 15 July 2018 The World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations (WANGO) is seeking nominations for WANGO Awards Program to honor non-governmental organizations from throughout the world that demonstrate extraordinary effort, innovation, leadership, and excellence in providing service to humanity. WANGO not only recognizes prominent international NGOs, but also the smaller, lesser-known NGOs in the least developed countries, whose exemplary service and success may have gone … [Read more...]

Reuters announces Recipients of its Photojournalism Grant Program

Reuters has announced the recipients of its photojournalism grant program which seeks to recruit and develop a diverse new generation of photojournalists. Eight emerging winning photojournalists will receive a $5,000 USD grant each to advance their abilities and tell new stories. The pictures taken by the recipients will be distributed globally on Reuters platforms. The winning photojournalists are: Daro Sulakauri, Ekaterina Anchevskaya, Gabriel Scarlett, Heba Khamis, Loren Elliott, Manuel … [Read more...]

Applications Open for EJC’s Global Health Journalism Grant Programme for Germany!

Deadline: 11 July 2018 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is seeking applications for its Global Health Journalism Grant Programme for Germany that aims to advance innovative reporting on global health topics in developing countries in German media. The goal of the grant, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is to raise awareness about global health issues among the general public and to inform influencers and decision makers in government, civil society, industry, and … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sarajevo: Seeking Proposals for the Promotion of Independent Media

Deadline: 21 May 2018 The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Sarajevo informs that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic has launched a call for proposals to promote independent media in Eastern and South-eastern Europe. The aim of the project is to support these media (rather than enhancing the capacity of journalists) and will be implemented in the period July - October 2018. Funding Information Independent media in Bosnia and Herzegovina, who adhere to the basic principles … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy to Ethiopia: Annual Program Statement (APS)

Deadline: 11 June 2018 The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy has announced an open competition for individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, public educational institutions, and public international organizations in Ethiopia and in the United States to submit proposals that fall into one of the thematic areas. Thematic Areas The APS is intended to inform individuals, non-governmental organizations, think tanks, and academic institutions about opportunities from … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities- Eritera

Deadline: 19 June 2018 European Union is seeking applications for its Local Call for Proposals: "Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" - ERITREA, to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. Objectives The specific objectives of this call for proposals are: For LOT 1 - CSOs: To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents in … [Read more...]

USAID-Mexico: Seeking Applications for Investigative Journalism Program

Deadline: 29 June 2018 The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks applications from qualified organizations to fund an activity entitled Investigative Journalism. This activity will complement existing USAID programming by focusing efforts on the development of investigative journalism capacity at the sub-national level (states, municipalities) and the development of national networks and peer-to-peer exchange opportunities. The purpose of this activity is to deter … [Read more...]

ICFJ: A Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America 2018

Deadline: 20 May 2018 In 2018, the International Center for Journalists will continue to expand its network of digital journalists, technologists and media entrepreneurs from Latin America as part of the “Digital Path to Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Latin America” program. For this revamped version of the program, ICFJ will bring 36 more Professional Fellows from 12 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama … [Read more...]