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InfoCongo Feature Stories Fund open

Journalists and journalism students can apply for funding. InfoCongo, the geojournalism platform of Internews’ Earth Journalism Network in Central Africa, is commissioning stories on forests, water, climate change, wildlife, extractive industries, conflicts and crimes. Freelancers and staff from all types of media outlets — both … Continue reading

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InfoTimes offers funding for data-driven stories

Data journalists from North Africa, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen and Palestine can submit story proposals for a grant. InfoTimes is offering funding for the production of data-driven stories in 2016. Funding includes financial and technical needs. Interested journalists should submit pitches based on … Continue reading

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Grants fund investigative journalism

Investigative journalists can apply for a reporting grant. The grants, sponsored by the Fund for Investigative Journalism, are intended to support investigative projects around the world. The average award is US$5,000, which should cover out-of-pocket expenses such as travel costs. … Continue reading

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Earth Journalism Network has US$30,000 in media grants available

Media organizations who want to cover critical issues of conservation and biodiversity can apply for the Biodiversity Media Grant Opportunity. The Earth Journalism Network is seeking to invest in projects that build the capacity of journalism networks and media organizations to … Continue reading

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NED offers grants for media projects

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking proposals for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED encourages applications from organizations working in diverse environments including newly established democracies, … Continue reading

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Collaborative journalism contest accepting pitches, stories

Professional and amateur journalists can compete in this contest. Hostwriter, a platform that lets vetted journalists contact each other for collaboration opportunities, will award cash prizes for works of collaborative journalism and for a promising story pitch. HostWriter must have played a … Continue reading

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Grants available for investigative journalists in Europe and Africa

Intercontinental teams consisting of at least one Sub-Saharan African and one European journalist can apply for a new grant program. Launched by Journalismfund.eu in cooperation with Oxfam Novib, Connecting Continents provides a total of EUR100,000 for working grants for Sub-Saharan African journalists collaborating with … Continue reading

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Future Oceans Story Grants open

Journalists and other expert media practitioners with a track record of reporting on oceans, conservation, and/or technology can apply. Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is seeking stories that explore disruptive innovations likely to affect marine conservation, providing a multidimensional, global look at the people, … Continue reading

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Investigative reporting grants available

    Freelance journalists working on investigative projects can apply for US$1,000 fellowships. Investigative Reporters and Editors awards fellowships to journalists who make their living primarily as freelancers. Proposals will be judged in part on the breadth, significance and potential … Continue reading

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Grant available for literary reporting

Early-career nonfiction writers who want to focus on a story that uncovers truths about the human condition can apply for funding. The Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute of New York University invites applications for the inaugural Matthew Power Literary Reporting … Continue reading

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