Latest Grants and Resources for Media and Development

Latest grants, calls for applications, calls for proposals, requests for proposals and other resources for NGOs and individuals for Media and Development.

Community Broadcasting Foundation: Seeking Applications for 2019 Content Grants Program

Deadline: 12 March 2019 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is currently seeking applications for its 2019 Content Grants Program with an aim to support the development, production and distribution of content via Australian community media. CBF supports the production of both new ideas that have not yet been broadcast publicly and pre-existing projects, including new episodes of existing programs. This year they are particularly looking to: increase community participation and … [Read more...]

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

Deadline: 12 March 2019 The Community Broadcasting Foundation is currently seeking applications for its Development & Operations Grants with an aim to support community media station resilience through core support and support for development projects and necessary infrastructure. Objectives This year Community Broadcasting Foundation is particularly looking to support initiatives that build the capacity of community broadcasting stations in the areas of: Governance / strategic … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia: 2019 NGO Small Grants Program

Deadline: 15 March 2019 The U.S. Embassy in Ljubljana, Slovenia has announced this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) for Slovenian civil society organizations. The Embassy continues to offer grants for well-conceived and managed projects that strengthen the civil society sector and address societal concerns in U.S. priority areas.  As always, priority will be given to projects that: Demonstrate clear, sustainable, and innovative plans for obtaining matching funds and … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals: Media and Information Literacy for Civil Society Organizations in BiH

Deadline: 28 February 2019 The Media Development Center for Media and Civil Society "Mediacentar" from Sarajevo has announced a call for submission of project proposals aimed at building the capacity of civil society organizations in Bosnia and Herzegovina to promote the practices and policies of media and information literacy at the local level. This Call for Proposals is part of the regional project Media for Citizens - Citizens for the Media, supported by the European Union in Albania, … [Read more...]

Atlas Corps Fellowship Program for NGO Leaders around the World

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Atlas Corps is currently seeking NGO leaders from around the world to apply for a paid 12-18 month, overseas fellowship program. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to social change in 12-18 month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and return home to create a network of global leaders. Fellows serve at Host Organizations working on issues that complement their expertise. This prestigious fellowship … [Read more...]

CatchLight Fellowship awarding Four $30,000 Grants to Innovative Leaders in Visual Storytelling

Deadline: 18 February 2019 CatchLight has announced the expansion of its fellowship program, adding a fourth $30,000 grant and opening the call for entries to all innovative leaders in visual storytelling: long-form storytellers with impactful projects as well as leaders committed to advancing and growing the field of visual storytelling. Their aim is to support the growth of the visual ecosystem by bringing resources and support to all types of innovators in the field. They can be: … [Read more...]

2019 Elizabeth O’Neill Journalism Award: Inviting Indonesian & Australian Journalists

Deadline: 8 February 2019 Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, is seeking applications for its 2019 Elizabeth O'Neill Journalism Award. The Award is open to high-achieving journalists from print, radio, television and online media organisations at any stage of their career. Award recipients spend up to two weeks in Indonesia/Australia on a fully funded program coordinated by the Australia-Indonesia Institute and the Public Diplomacy Branch of the Department of … [Read more...]

CSM II: Seeking Submissions from Media-focused Intermediate Support Organizations (MISOs)

Deadline: 27 February 2019 This Request for Applications (RFA) is seeking submissions from media-focused intermediate support organizations (MISOs) with expertise and experience in media to provide capacity building support for its media outlet partners. MISOs that are selected to work with CSM II will provide specialized practical skills development and mentoring to independent media organizations, especially the organizations that receive grants from CSM II’s Public Information … [Read more...]

The Landsberg Award: Inspiring Voice of Women in Canada

Deadline: 22 February 2019 The Canadian Journalism Foundation in association with the Canadian Women’s Foundation has announced, "The Landsberg Award" to recognize a journalist who is raising awareness and writing through a gender lens about women’s equality issues in Canada and aims to inspire an increase in the media coverage and voice of women in Canada. The award is named after Michele Landsberg—an award-winning Canadian journalist, author, social activist and feminist—to acknowledge … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Reporting on Vulnerable Children in Care

Deadline: 8 March 2019 Thomson Reuters Foundation has partnered with UBS Optimus Foundation is seeking applications for "Reporting on Vulnerable Children in Care". This intensive 1.5-day programme run by the Thomson Reuters Foundation provides journalists with the opportunity to consider different domestic and international strategies to protect children, as well as how to report these issues to their own audiences. It offers a stimulating and collaborative environment to engage with a … [Read more...]

X-HALE 2019 Short Film Competition to Support a Tobacco Free Ireland

Deadline: 28 February 2019 Applications are now open for The X-HALE 2018 Short Film Competition that is an exciting opportunity for youth groups to spread the word about the impact of smoking by creating a youth-led short-film. Every year, the Irish Cancer Society provides funding and training to support youth groups from all over Ireland in making a short film to encourage young people be smoke free. They want youth groups, clubs, services, projects and centres to have their say about … [Read more...]

Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists: Accepting Applications for 2019 Fellowship Program

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Dag Hammarskjöld Fund for Journalists is currently accepting applications from journalists from the mainly developing nations of Africa, Asia (including Pacific Island nations), Latin America and the Caribbean to cover the United Nations General Assembly for approximately 10 weeks beginning in September each year. The fellowships offer a unique opportunity for promising young journalists from developing countries to observe United Nations deliberations and to … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: 2019 Pacific Islands Leadership Program

Deadline: 1 February 2019 Applications are open for 2019 Pacific Islands Leadership Program (PILP) to provide individuals from the Pacific Islands region with the opportunity to enhance their leadership capacities and build a network with other leaders from across the Pacific, Asia, and the United States. The program strengthens participants' knowledge and understanding of key regional, economic, social, political, health, education and environmental issues, and cultivates adaptive and … [Read more...]

UNESCO CFPs: Inviting Applicants to Participate in Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists

Deadline: 18 February 2019 UNESCO in collaboration with a local university in Ethiopia (tbc) is organizing the Academic Conference on the Safety of Journalists, as part of its annual flagship World Press Freedom Day celebration. The Academic Conference aims at bridging the gap between academic research and the experience of journalists on the ground. The theme of World Press Freedom Day 2019 is "Media for Democracy: journalism and elections in times of disinformation". During the 23rd … [Read more...]

The Bertha Challenge: Fellowships for Activists & Investigative Journalists

Deadline: 10 February 2019 Applications are open for The Bertha Challenge which is an opportunity for five activists and five investigative journalists, in five global locations, to spend a year deep-diving into one pressing social justice issue. Those selected will receive non-residential paid fellowships and a project budget to work independently and together to: INVESTIGATE the causes of and solutions to the Bertha Challenge AMPLIFY their findings to a wider targeted audience … [Read more...]

Call for Nominations: 2019 Free Media Awards

Deadline: 1 March 2019 The Fritt Ord Foundation and The ZEIT-Stiftung Ebelin und Gerd Bucerius are inviting nominations of independent journalists, bloggers, Internet media and newspapers for the 2019 Free Media Awards. The prizes provide support for journalists and media that report independently and refuse to give up in the face of threats. The media operate under tremendous pressure in many countries in Eastern Europe. With the Free Media Awards, they seek to encourage journalists and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for European Cross-Border Grants Program 2019

Deadline: 15 April 2019 Applications are open for 2019 European Cross-Border Grants will support professional journalists, who have good ideas for cross-border research on European affairs. The stories must be relevant to European target groups. Grant Information In 2019, there is €175,000 to distribute over four application rounds. The money comes from Adessium Foundation and Open Society Foundations. Eligibility Criteria supports journalists living in a … [Read more...]

Human Rights Press Awards: Recognising Top rights-related Reporting from around Asia

Deadline: 12 February 2019 Nominations are open for Human Rights Press Awards to recognise top rights-related reporting from around Asia, with the goal of increasing respect for people’s basic rights and focusing attention on threats to those freedoms. The awards, which are now in their 23rd year, are organised by The Foreign Correspondents’ Club Hong Kong, Amnesty International and the Hong Kong Journalists Association. Categories Breaking News / Investigative Feature / … [Read more...]

Women’s Edition Workshop for South Asian Journalists to Cover Child Marriage in Depth

Deadline: 4 February 2019 Population Reference Bureau (PRB) is currently accepting applications for its Women’s Edition South Asia program. Women’s Edition brings together senior-level women journalists—editors, reporters, and producers—for week-long seminars to examine important topics related to women’s and girls’ reproductive health and development. The 2019 seminar will be in Kathmandu, Nepal, and will focus on child marriage. Women’s Edition offers a unique opportunity to become part … [Read more...]

IWMF announced Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists 2019 Round 1

Deadline: 25 February 2019 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is seeking applications for its 1st round of 2019 Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists. The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund will support projects including educational opportunities, investigative … [Read more...]