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...]

Apply to Participate in MDLI East Africa Freedom of Expression Litigation Surgery

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) is seeking applications from lawyers based in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi to participate in a forthcoming litigation surgery on the right to freedom of expression that will held in Kampala, Uganda from 8 - 11 August 2016. All applicants are required to submit for discussion and workshopping a current or potential case involving a violation of the right to freedom of expression. Objectives To identify and … [Read more...]

Applications Open for African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting Awards!

 Deadline: 26 April 2016 Applications are open for the African Climate Change and Environmental Reporting (ACCER) Awards in order to raise the profile of Climate Change and Sustainable Development in Africa by recognizing the important role with professional media practitioners and citizen journalists play in the environmental discourse. Objectives To propagate the African narrative on Climate Change in environmental discourse. To motivate journalists and media houses in Africa to … [Read more...]

Call for Proposals 2016: CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Central European Initiative (CEI) and the South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) are currently inviting proposals for its CEI SEEMO Award for Outstanding Merits in Investigative Journalism with an aim to investigative reporting despite the difficult conditions under which they often have to operate. Award Categories The Call is divided into two categories: Professional journalists (4.000 EUR) Young professional journalists(1.000 EUR) Eligibility … [Read more...]

Apply for McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism: Supporting Business & Economic Stories!

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism, a new initiative established at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism is currently accepting applications for its McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, whose aim is to support in-depth, ambitious coverage of critical issues related to the global economy and business. The McGraw Fellowship provides editorial and financial support to journalists who need the time and resources to produce … [Read more...]

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Tomorrow’s News Programme for Applicants from Developing Countries

Deadline: 2 May 2016 Thomson Reuters Foundation is seeking applicants from developing countries for its new programme entitled "Tomorrow's News" open for media outlets that are committed to high quality journalism and that want to produce strong digital content that increases their reach and impact but which are uncertain what kind of content will work best, and how to produce it on a tight budget. The programme will draw on the latest knowledge on media trends from the Reuters Institute for … [Read more...]

Kurt Schork Memorial Fund: Seeking Journalists for International Journalism Awards 2016

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is currently inviting applicants for its 2016 awards in international journalism, that seeks to illuminate the human condition through courageous reporting of conflict, corruption, human rights transgressions and other fundamental issues of the day. KSMF invites freelance journalists everywhere to enter the 15th annual edition of the awards, established in 2002 to honour American freelance journalist Kurt Schork, who was killed in 2000 … [Read more...]

International Women’s Media Foundation: African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative

Deadline: 15 June 2016 The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applications from women journalists from across the globe for its African Great Lakes Reporting Initiative. This program is funded $ 5 million by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and is designed to support journalists interested in pursuing stories that go beyond the well-established path of political instability, armed conflicts, and humanitarian crisis in the region. Over the next four years, the … [Read more...]

Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund – United States

Deadline: 31 July 2017 The Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund will provide production grants totaling $195,000 to be used in the creation of original, independent documentary films that illuminate pressing issues in the United States. Grants will be made to up to 12 projects that tell a compelling story and focus on one of Pare Lorentz's central concerns—the appropriate use of the natural environment, justice for all or the illumination of pressing social problems. The fund supports full-length … [Read more...]

Public Affairs Section: Strengthening Afghanistan National Strategic Communications

Deadline: 20 May 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is inviting all eligible organizations to submit a proposal for providing an advisory services to the Afghan Government’s Office of Public and Strategic Affairs to include a review of the government’s message dissemination and formulation structures, collection and analysis of citizens’ feedback, and production of content suitable for use by the media. The project will strengthen the Afghan … [Read more...]

Call for Applications: European Journalism Centre’s Innovative Development Reporting Grants

Deadline: 7 September 2016 The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is currently inviting journalists for its Innovative Development Reporting (IDR) Grant programme. The Grant is supported by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The project aims to reward quality journalism and advance a new and distinctive agenda for development coverage through awarding funding to a selection of state-of-the-art reporting projects of great impact and high visibility. Award Information $1,785,000 will be awarded … [Read more...]

Apply for 2016/17 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship: Inviting Women Journalists Worldwide!

Deadline: 29 April 2016 International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is currently inviting applications from woman journalists around the world for its 2016/17 Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship. The goal of the Elizabeth Neuffer Fellowship is to provide women journalists with a transformative experience by offering them opportunities to complete research and coursework at leading academic institutions and build reporting skills through internships at major U.S.-based media … [Read more...]

USAID/Macedonia: M-Media Program to Support Development of Pluralistic Media Environment

Deadline: 16 May 2016 The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) in Macedonia is seeking applications from eligible prospective Macedonian organizations to fund “Macedonia Media (M-Media) Program – Media Content Production” that will support the development of a more pluralistic media environment by working with a range of content providers focused on improved public access to, awareness of, and engagement with an array of public interest subjects. The program's objective is to … [Read more...]

Reporting Taboos: Programme Targeting Journalists Working for Domestic Media in Developing Countries

Deadline: 25 April 2016 The Thomson Reuters Foundation is currently inviting the journalist from the developing countries for its small programme- Reporting Taboos. Participants will be asked to submit and develop story ideas which will be the focus of the programme. There will be an intensive workshop in London during which the participating journalists will develop and refine their story ideas and pitch them to the Thomson Reuters Foundation’s award-winning editorial team. The workshop will … [Read more...]

Apply for APN South Asia Media Fellowship on Climate Change!

Deadline: 15 May 2016 APN and the University of Peradeniya are currently inviting applicants for its fully funded two-day South Asia Media Visit in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The media visit is designed to engage media in expanding efforts to raise awareness about, and disseminate information on and lessons learned from, APN funded projects on global change and sustainability issues. The theme for the media visit is Home Garden Systems in the face of Climate Change. Activities The activities planned … [Read more...]

U.S. Mission to Pakistan: Supporting Civil Society, Economic Empowerment and Entrepreneurship

Deadline: 31 May 2016 The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi is currently inviting proposals for projects that focus on strengthening civil society, supporting economic empowerment and entrepreneurship and providing media training and professional development, and support. The program is under U.S. Embassy Islamabad Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Department's Public Diplomacy grants Program. The U.S. Consulate General in Karachi will only consider proposals implemented Sindh Province … [Read more...]

European Commission: Strengthening Civil Society Organization’s and Media’s Capacity in Kyrgyz Republic

Deadline: 24 May 2016 European Commission is seeking applications from the organisations to strengthen the civil society organization’s and media's capacity all over the Kyrgyz Republic to effectively participate in the decision making process and monitor the implementation of public policies across the country, at municipal, regional and national level. This program is to assist in strengthening the respect of the Rule of Law in the Kyrgyz Republic by promoting transparency and accountability … [Read more...]

U.S. Embassy in Kabul: Advancement of Women as Equal Members of Society

Deadline: 10 May 2016 The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan is currently inviting all eligible organizations to submit a proposal for conducting a one week professional training seminar and subsequently implementing a job fair for female journalism students and recently-graduated women journalists. The goal of the project is to contribute to the advancement of women as equal members of society. Objectives The selected applicants will: Conduct four … [Read more...]

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