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.

Independent Journalism Fund for Media in Central America

Deadline: 27 May 2019 The Independent Journalism Fund (FPI) has been announced by The Seattle International Foundation (SIF) to support innovation and security for independent media in Central America. The Independent Journalism Fund seeks to address these needs with a grant that contributes to innovation, the use of technology and the security of the media. The goal is to provide them with resources and tools, improve the safety of their journalists and information, increase the scope and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship Program 2019

Deadline: 2 June 2019 Applications are open for Vaclav Havel Journalism Fellowship Program 2019 that provide mentoring and support for outstanding journalists dedicated to promoting human rights and democracy in their target regions. The Václav Havel Journalism Fellowship (VHJF) is a joint initiative of RFE/RL and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, generously supported by the Dagmar and Vaclav Havel Foundation Vize97. Launched in 2011. The purpose of the Fellowship … [Read more...]

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Submissions are solicited from Bangladeshi Citizens for Meena Media Award 2019

Deadline: 2 June 2019 Introduced in 2005, Meena Media Award has stepped into the 15th year in 2019. The award recognizes excellence in promoting children’s issues in the media. Submissions are solicited from Bangladeshi citizens working with print, electronic and online media in two different age groups: Under-18 and 18 & above. News, articles, features, news photographs published in print/online media and news/programmes broadcast by radio and television that investigate and explore … [Read more...]

British Embassy Quito, Ecuador seeking Proposals for Bilateral Cooperation Fund 2019-20

Deadline: 31 May 2019 The British Embassy Quito (BEQ) is currently accepting proposals for innovative projects, with concrete objectives and measurable policy outcomes. The BEQ will run a competitive bidding process in order to ensure use of the allocation for high-quality projects that deliver maximum impact and value for money. The project funds are designated to support links between the UK and Ecuador in a number of priority areas through small–scale, high-impact project … [Read more...]

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Open Society Initiative for Europe inviting NGOs for “Building Social Base” Program

Deadline: 23 June 2019 Open Society Initiative for Europe (OSIFE) is currently inviting nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) registered in Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia for its program entitled “Building Social Base”. OSIFE aims to support key actors of civil society active in the field of human rights, rule of law, anti-corruption and investigative journalism to strengthen the organizational and social base of organizations that have proven their effectiveness at the local, … [Read more...]

Patagonia Seeking Applications for Media Grants Program in the U.S.

Deadline: 31 August 2019 Patagonia is seeking applications for its “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. To evaluate grant proposals, they have a grants council made up of employees with strong backgrounds in film and other media. Through their Media Grants Program, they fund work that: is … [Read more...]

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British High Commission in Dhaka announces International Programme Funds 2019-2020

Deadline: 20 May 2019 The British High Commission in Dhaka has announced a call for bids for its Programme Funds. The British High Commission in Dhaka manages programme funds on behalf of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO). The programme funds small, targeted projects which support UK priorities. 2019/20 Programme The bidding round for prospective projects for the financial year 2019-20 is now open. The British High Commission is pleased to invite NGO’s/Civil Society, … [Read more...]

EU Call for Proposals: Supporting Civil Society, Women and Media towards Promoting Human Rights, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Eswatini

Deadline: 14 June 2019 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organizations for a program entitled "Support to Civil Society, Women and Media towards Promoting Human Rights, Gender Equality and Women Empowerment in Eswatini". Objectives The global objective of this call for proposals is to empower civil society organisations on the ground and support their actions to promote and defend democracy, human rights, gender equality and empowerment of women. The … [Read more...]

European Commission Seeking Applications for Youth4Regions Programme for Aspiring Journalists

Deadline: 15 July 2019 Are you studying journalism or are you a young journalist? Are you between 18-30 and a citizen of an EU Member State or an EU neighbouring country? Would you like to gain first hand work experience as a journalist in the capital of Europe? If yes, then apply for the Youth4Regions Programme. Youth4Regions is the European Commission programme helping journalism students and young journalists to discover what the EU is doing in their region. Benefits Trainings … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Georgia seeking Applications for Media Education Program (MEP)

Deadline: 30 May 2019 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi has announced an open competition for a Media Educational Program (MEP). U.S. media and non-profit/non-governmental organizations may submit proposals to manage a year-long project to support the professional development of freshly-graduated young Georgian journalists, newcomers to the digital journalism craft who are committed to professional development and are working for multi-platform operated media … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Croatia announces Annual Program Statement 2019 – Small Grants Program

Deadline: 7 June 2019 The U.S. Embassy Zagreb Public Affairs Section (PAS) has announced that funding is available through its PAS Small Grants Program. PAS Zagreb invites proposals for programs in the following areas: Academic Exchanges and Programs Training programs for high school and university students and teachers in new teaching methods skill development, academic honesty, and civic engagement. The most competitive programs would include a social media campaign and writing … [Read more...]

Nominations Open for Raif Badawi Award 2019

Deadline: 11 June 2019 The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom is  seeking nominations for Raif Badawi Award 2019 to recognize journalists or organizations from countries that are predominantly Muslim, and focuses on human rights violations. The Foundation  is continuing its worldwide commitment to independent journalism, and once again this year  nominations are open for the Raif Badawi Award for Courageous Journalists at the Frankfurt Book Fair. Together with the Börsenverein des … [Read more...]

IWPR’s Investigative Reporting Grant to Enhance the Voices of Journalists & Local Civil Society

Deadline: 27 May 2019 The Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) is currently accepting applications for its investigative reporting grants within the Giving Voice, Driving Change - from the Borderland to the Steppes project. Giving Voice, Driving Change - from the Borderland to the Steppes is supported by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway and aims to support democratic growth, good governance and human rights in and across the Caucasus, Moldova, Ukraine and Central Asia by … [Read more...]

2019 Asian Media Awards to Recognise the Strength & Depth of the Media Industry

Deadline: 20 August 2019 Applications are open for 2019 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 British Asian and Mainstream media. It also acts as a platform for those working in the industry to network with organisations … [Read more...]

British Embassy Lima is seeking Innovative Project Ideas to Support Gender Equality, Clean Growth and Media Freedom

Deadline: 19 May 2019 The British Embassy Lima is seeking innovative project ideas to support gender equality, clean growth and media freedom. Thematic Areas Women Rights and Gender Equality The promotion of women’s rights and gender equality in Peru is a top priority for both the UK and Peruvian governments. There are many challenges. The prevalence of gender-based violence is in part underpinned by a culture in which gender stereotypes are normalised. Women face significant … [Read more...]

Latino Public Broadcasting announces 2019 Current Issues Fund- United States

Deadline: 3 June 2019 Applications are now open for LPB Current Issues Fund (CIF) to provide production and post-production funding to documentary films from the Latino American perspective (60 or 90 minutes only) that explore contemporary civic and social justice issues, incorporate a journalistic approach into the filmmaking process, and have resonance for a U.S. national audience. LPB is looking for stories that explore timely issues, demonstrate artistic storytelling and have potential … [Read more...] Seeking Applications for European Cross-Border Grants

Deadline: 15 July 2019 is seeking applications for its European Cross-Border Grants to support professional journalists, who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European affairs. The stories must be relevant to European target groups. Grant Information In 2019, there is €195,000 to distribute over four application rounds. The money comes from Adessium Foundation and Open Society Foundations. Eligibility Criteria … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation inviting Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Program

Deadline: 22 May 2019 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is inviting journalists for its Reporting Rural Poverty and Agricultural Development Program. In order to ensure the daily issues faced by rural poor people and their communities are acknowledged, it is vital that their stories are heard and their voices are amplified. With funding from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the specialised UN agency, they will bring together journalists from across West and Eastern … [Read more...]

Call for Projects for Funding in Iraq under FCO International Programme

Deadline: 12 May 2019 The British Embassy in Baghdad and the British Consulate General in Erbil are pleased to open a call for bids to its devolved funds under the UK  government’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) International Programme. The FCO’s International Programme encourages promotion and protection of human rights, democracy and rule of law across the globe by supporting high-impact projects that help alleviate the underlying causes of human rights abuses. For the 2019/20 … [Read more...]

Nordic Culture Fund’s Grant Program to support Arts and Culture Projects

Deadline: 1 October 2019 The Nordic Culture Fund is currently seeking applications for its grant program to support projects that contribute to an innovative and dynamic artistic and cultural scene in the Nordic Region, one that is diverse, accessible and of high quality. The Nordic Culture Fund supports art and culture projects involving different Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, the Faroe Island, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and the Aaland Island). To qualify for funding, … [Read more...]