Deadline: 28 July 2017
The Brazilian Fund is inviting proposals, during the opening of the 12th International Congress of Investigative Journalism of Abraji, the edict “Investigative Journalism and Human Rights” with an objective to support civil society organizations and / or individuals focusing on institutional violence and discrimination.
The initiative aims to stimulate the production of high quality investigative journalism, with stories that contain relevant stories and contribute to improving society’s understanding of human rights violations.
The announcement is made through a partnership with the Ford Foundation, the Open Society Foundation and the Clua (Climate and Land Use Alliance).
- R $ 680,000 will be allocated to support at least 17 projects – five of them should be related to issues of violation of socio-environmental rights.
- The projects must be at least R $ 25,000 and a maximum R $ 40,000, with a duration of up to 12 months and must contain the production of at least one report; Dissemination plan, including estimated reach of the produced material, possible target audience and the ways to get there; Comprehensive journalistic coverage of the proposed theme; And valuation of voices and subjects who suffer violations of human rights.
Interested organizations and / or individuals should submit preliminary proposals.
For further information, please visit The Brazilian Fund.