IWMF Call for Applications: Howard G. Buffett Fund For Women Journalists

Deadline: 6 July 2016 The International Women Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting women journalists from around the world for its Howard G. Buffett Fund, supporting projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives. Objectives The Fund’s objectives are to: Advance women in the news media worldwide by funding innovative projects and unique […] … [Read more...]

IWMF Reporting Trips to Colombia and El Salvador: Supporting Women Journalists

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) has announced Reporting Trips to El Salvador and Colombia. A group of six journalists from anywhere in the world will report on conservation and sustainable development in Colombia. The trip will be based in Riohacha, Department of La Guajira. Concurrently, another group of six journalists […] … [Read more...]

Apply for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards!

Deadline: 26 April 2016 African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards (hereafter ACCER Awards) is Africa’s premier environmental and climate change reporting program, run and founded by the Pan African Climate Justice Alliance (PACJA) in 2013.  journalists and other media practitioners from across Africa submit entries which demonstrate how their work has practically enhanced access […] … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Providing Media Training and Professional Journalism Development

Deadline: 10 June 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad is seeking proposals from eligible organisations to support activities focused on providing media training and professional development to professionals in the media field. It aims to support the Department of State’s initiatives to promote and strengthen the field of journalism […] … [Read more...]

Twitter for Good: 9 steps for NGOs to get on Twitter

Believe it or not, Twitter is revolutionizing communication as we know it. The freedom and power of 140 characters is taking the social media by storm every day. Daily we come across various things which are ‘trending’ on social media, and Twitter has major role to play there. For NGOs, many are on social media […] … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: The Global Drug Policy Advocacy Fellowship Program for Asia & Africa

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Global Drug Policy Program under Open Society Foundations (OSF) invites applications to the 2016 Asia & Africa Advocacy Fellowship Program on Drug Policy Reform. This program supports those working in sectors related to drug policy in order to increase their understanding of international drug policy reform issues, improve their advocacy skills, and enhance their capacity in working with the media on drug policy. The fellowship seeks to increase the capacity of … [Read more...]

Apply for Youth Opportunity Fund: Supporting NGOs Working in Innovative Ways!

Deadline: 2 May 2016 The Citi Foundation, in partnership with the America’s Promise Alliance is currently inviting applicants from United states for its Youth Opportunity Fund with a motive to help urban youth build an entrepreneurial mindset, acquire leadership, financial, and workplace skills, and begin to engage in the formal economy through a first job. The key priority of the Fund is to support nonprofits working in innovative ways to place low-income young adults on a path towards … [Read more...]

EU-Eritrea: Strengthening the Capacities of Civil Society Organisations & Local Authorities

Deadline: 30 May 2016 The European Union (EU) is currently accepting proposals from eligible organisations for its thematic programme “Civil Society Organisations and Local Authorities" to strengthen civil society organisations' and local authorities' contribution to governance and development processes. The programme is divided into two lots: LOT 1 – CSOs (EUR 950 000): To support and strengthen CSOs' capacity to perform their roles as development actors, services providers and agents … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: AP-NORC Journalism Fellowship on the Economics Of Aging And Work

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, in partnership with The Associated Press Media Editors (APME) and with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation currently invites applications for its Journalism Fellowship on the Economics Of Aging And Work. This fellowship program is designed to address the need for more journalists with the skills required to do research-based enterprise reporting. Eligibility Criteria Applicants: Must be a … [Read more...]

Apply for Uncovering Asia Fellowships and attend the Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in Nepal

Deadline: 15 May 2016 The Uncovering Asia Programme currently invites applications from the journalists from across Asia and around the world for the fellowships to travel to and attend its Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference, in Kathmandu, Nepal (September 23-25, 2016). The three day conference brings together an extraordinary group of top investigative reporters, data journalists, and media law and security experts. The conferences, held every two years, are well-known for … [Read more...]