Nominations Open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Nominations are open for Pan-African Re/Insurance Journalism Award 2018, Sponsored by Continental Reinsurance. The awards recognize the outstanding work of journalists on re/insurance from across the continent. Successful candidates have to demonstrate how their articles have raised awareness and understanding of the re/insurance sector in Africa. The awards are an extension of Continental Reinsurance’s continued commitment to the advancement of excellence in the … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Slovakia: Inviting Applicants for Small Grants Program

Deadline: 31 December 2017 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. 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 Strengthen the rule of law, government accountability, and anti-corruption efforts … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in collaboration with ONE and the Elliott family seek entries for the 2018 Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Mike served as a distinguished editor at The Economist, Newsweek and Time before becoming CEO of ONE. This annual award in his name will honor an up-and-coming journalist in Africa who tells important stories through quality reporting. Award Information The award winner will … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina: Democracy Commission Small Grants Program

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The United States Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, through the Office of Public Affairs, is pleased to announce a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for the Democracy Commission Small Grants Program. Themes Anti-corruption Transparency in government Human rights including rights for persons with disabilities and the LGBT community Youth employment and activism Media Euro-Atlantic integration Countering violent extremism Environment – … [Read more...]

Applications Open for World Journalist Fellowship to Support International Journalists!

Deadline: 4 January 2018 Applications are open for World Journalist Fellowship to provide support to international journalists who enroll in one of graduate programs in journalism at the NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The Fellowship provides an opportunity for internationally based journalists to study in the Master of Arts program in Journalism at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. The fellow will pursue the degree in one of their nine concentrations: Business … [Read more...]

Embassy of the Netherlands: 2018 Call for Proposals for Matra for European Cooperation Fund

Deadline: 15 December 2017 The Embassy of the Netherlands is currently inviting non-governmental organizations to submit project proposals for Matra for European Cooperation Fund. Matra for European Cooperation is a major programme run by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Matra for European Cooperation” focuses on activities that contribute to the development of a plural democracy, grounded in the rule of law, with room for dialogue between the government and civil society; to build … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for European Press Prize!

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Nominations are open for European Press Prize to reward and celebrate quality journalism in European Continent. Quality journalism is of vital importance to healthy democracies, especially in a time when information is omnipresent. Unfortunately, because of a transforming and pressured market, quality has become increasingly difficult to maintain.To help counter the effects of these transformations was one of the reasons the European Press Prize was envisioned. Each … [Read more...]

Call for Entries: 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The International Women's Media Foundation (IWMF) is inviting applicants for its 2018 Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Awards in order to celebrate women photojournalists for work that inspires us to take action and better understand the world. The Anja Niedringhaus Courage in Photojournalism Award was created to honor the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning AP photographer and IWMF Courage in Journalism Award winner Anja Niedringhaus (1965-2014). With … [Read more...]

Apply for IJP Southern African Journalists’ Bursary Program!

Deadline: 15 February 2018 International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) is offering bursary to up to six young Southern African and up to five young German journalists. The bursary is intended to enable young journalists to gain valuable insights into the political, economical, cultural as well as the social fabric of the host country. The Southern African-German Journalists’ Programme is a multiyear effort to shape an integrated understanding of the other country and region and to foster … [Read more...]

Patagonia’s Media Grants Program: Supporting Grassroots Groups in United States

Deadline: 30 April 2018 Patagonia is accepting applications for "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 … [Read more...]

Cultural Survival Call for Proposals: 2018 Community Media Grants Project

Deadline: 15 December 2017 Cultural Survival has announced a new call for proposals for Indigenous community radios stations with an aim to strengthen community radio stations at the local and regional levels in their work towards the revitalization of Indigenous cultures, languages, histories, philosophies, rights, the protection of ancestral territories and natural resources, and the promotion of women’s leadership. Cultural Survival’s Community Media Program partners with Indigenous … [Read more...]

Online News Association: Seeking Applications for Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Online News Association is looking for women who not only have an understanding of the digital journalism landscape but who are helping to advance it in innovative ways for its "2018 Women’s Leadership Accelerator Program." The Accelerator is designed for practitioners working in digital media, including freelancers, entrepreneurs and independent journalists, who are pushing innovation in digital media. In addition to learning leadership skills and tools for … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Belgium (APS): Public Diplomacy Grants Program

Deadline: 14 September 2018 The U.S. Embassy Brussels Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department of State has announced that funding is available through its Public Diplomacy Grants Program. PAS Brussels is inviting proposals for projects that strengthen ties between the United States and Belgium by highlighting shared values and promoting bilateral cooperation. Types of PAS Projects Grass roots programs that counter the influences of radicalization ; Academic and … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Poland: Seeking Applications for Small Grants Program 2018

Deadline: 31 December 2017 The U.S. Embassy in Poland has announced the opening of its Small Grants Program competition for 2018. Grants will be awarded to local representatives of Poland’s civil society – to include non-governmental organizations, cultural or educational institutions, universities, media, schools, and individuals – whose grant proposals support the following goals and initiatives: Civic Engagement and Shared Values: Projects that increase involvement of civil society … [Read more...]

IWMF Call for Applications: Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda

Deadline:  5 December 2017 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for its Team Reporting Fellowship to South Sudan and Uganda in March 2018. The IWMF will select teams of women journalists to travel to Juba and Gulu for a cross-border reporting trip focused on regional migration. The IWMF reserves the right to change reporting locations based on the real-time security situation in both locations. The feasibility of day trips outside the base locations will … [Read more...]

Submit Your Entries for TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018!

Deadline: 31 January 2018 Applicants are invited to apply for the TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting 2018 to promote, support and fund research, investigative journalism and related projects that encourage greater commercial transparency and the advancement of anti-bribery education. The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business bribery with the goal of increasing commercial transparency. Prize Information A panel of independent judges … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Poynter’s 2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media!

Deadline: 30 November 2017 The Poynter is inviting applications for "2018 Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media" that is focused on the skills and knowledge needed to rise to the highest levels of digital media leadership. Now in its fourth year, the Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media is returning to Poynter’s campus in St. Petersburg, Florida, the week of March 18-23, 2018. Sessions will cover how to develop effective management styles, handle difficult situations, manage … [Read more...]

U.S. Department of State Bureau of DRL: Supporting Objective Media in Hungary

Deadline: 19 January 2018 The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL) has announced an open competition for organizations interested in submitting applications for projects that increase citizens’ access to objective information about domestic and global issues in Hungary. DRL’s goal is to support media outlets operating outside the capital in Hungary to produce fact-based reporting and increase their audience and economic sustainability. The program should … [Read more...]

Applications Open for 2018 OSISA Scholarships for African Women Media Leaders!

Deadline: 24 November 2017 The Sol Plaatje Institute (SPI) for Media Leadership at Rhodes University in South Africa, in collaboration with the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA) invites applications for 10 postgraduate scholarships from Southern African women media leaders who wish to study media management at the SPI for Media Leadership in 2018. The PDMM is equivalent to an honours degree, it is pegged at Level 8 on the National Qualifications Framework set by South … [Read more...]

Asia New Zealand Foundation: Inviting Journalists for Travel and Discretionary Grants

Deadline: 3 April 2018 The Asia New Zealand Foundation is inviting journalists for its program entitled “Travel and Discretionary Grants” with an aim to offer New Zealand journalists the chance to travel to Asia to research and prepare stories. These grants support independent and self-managed travel to the region by New Zealand journalists. The Asia New Zealand Foundation does not make travel arrangements and cannot sponsor visas. Grant Categories The Asia New Zealand Foundation offers two … [Read more...]