ICFJ/Connectas: Inviting Applicants for Investigative Reporting Opportunity 2018

Deadline: 5 August 2018

Under the Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas (IRIA) project, International Centre for Journalists (ICFJ), in partnership with Connectas, is currently inviting journalists to apply for an investigative reporting grant.

IRIA aims to encourage and strengthen independent and quality journalism in the region by offering support to investigative journalists since 2013. For the first time, IRIA is proud to extend this opportunity to journalists in the Caribbean.

The selection committee will give priority to individuals who propose collaborating with other journalists and those who wish to expand on a previous investigation. The proposal should take into account the social relevance of the topic, feasibility of the proposal, potential benefit to the public, and support for transparency and better public management.

Grant Information

A small reporting grant, which includes funding from $250 to $2,500 USD to be used solely for the purposes of the investigative reporting project.

Eligibility Criteria

The program is currently accepting proposals from journalists working in the following countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Dominican Republic, Santa Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

For more information, please visit Investigative Reporting Opportunity 2018.

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