National Geographic funds Storytelling Proposals [Worldwide]

Project leaders in the areas of conservation, education, research, storytelling and technology can apply for a grant. National Geographic is accepting proposals for its Exploration Grant and Early Career Grants. Possible works may include photography, filmmaking, cartography, journalism or digital media and cover one of the three National Geographic lenses: wildlife, changing planet or human journey. Projects selected for…

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Coda Story launches Bruno Fellowship [Worldwide]

Early to midcareer journalists can apply for a nine-month reporting grant. Coda Story is accepting candidates for the inaugural Bruno Fellowship, sponsored by Martin Walker’s Bruno Foundation. The fellowship will provide US$16,000 for an investigative project shedding light to one or more of these topics: disinformation, authoritarian tech and the war on science. Applicants can be from any country…

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NED Offers Grants for Media Projects [Worldwide]

Independent media organisations, 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 organisations working in diverse environments including newly established democracies, semi-authoritarian countries, highly repressive societies and countries undergoing democratic transition. Grant amounts vary depending on the size and…

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Texas A&M Photojournalism Program Accepting Proposals

Undergraduate and graduate students can apply for a US$5,000 grant. The Conflict and Development Center at Texas A&M University organizes the Student Media Grants Program. The photojournalism award encourages students to use innovative methods to research and chronicle issues facing fragile and conflict-affected nations, especially in Latin America. Selected participants must commit to a three-month period capturing conflict-related issues…

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The Fledgling Fund seeks Projects on Climate Change [Worldwide]

Media makers focusing on the effects of climate change can apply for a grant. The Fledgling Fund will select three to four projects to receive an outreach and engagement grant ranging from US$15,000 to US$25,000. Possible projects include short-form and long-form documentary films as well as others forms of non-fiction storytelling. Projects should be well positioned to make an…

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Proposals Accepted: Imagely Fund for Humanitarian and Environmental Photography Projects

The Imagely Fund is inviting proposals from all around the world to support photographers who are undertaking important projects that can move the needle of public awareness for major humanitarian or environmental issues. Funding Information Imagely Fund Grants are in the amount of $5000. The funds are intended to help cover the costs of travel, lodging, and related expenses…

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Special Reporting Project: Changing Africa

Experienced journalists can apply for a paid reporting initiative. Mongabay is accepting story proposals for its Changing Africa project, which will examine the intersection between conservation and development in the African continent Possible topics include development pressure, environmental changes, tracing supply chains, sustainability and conservation. Mongabay will negotiate fees and contracts on a per-story basis. Stories must be published…

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Apply: Pulitzer Center Seeks Data Journalism Proposals On Property Rights

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is accepting proposals for data-driven journalism projects related to land rights and property rights. They are interested in data-driven stories that use spatial data, satellite imagery, 360° cameras, drones, sensors, data visualizations or interactive maps/graphics. Possible topics include land tenure, indigenous land rights, transparency in land transactions and concessions, resource rights or overlapping…

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Grants to Support Media Training, Technological Advances in the Industry

Deadline: 1 October 2019 The Gannett Foundation is currently accepting applications for its Media Grants to support media training, technological advances in the industry, and the study of journalism at the college level, with particular attention to the First Amendment and its responsibilities. The Foundation particularly favors programs or projects that benefit the areas in which Gannett does business…

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Women Photograph Grant Program to Promote Gender Diversity Worldwide

Deadline: 15 May 2019 Applications are open for Women Photograph Grant Program which aims to promote gender diversity within professional photojournalism and elevate the work and the voices of female visual journalists. Through funding and mentor ship, this grant will support an ongoing documentary project from a professional photojournalist who has demonstrated a long-term commitment to their story. Additional…

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