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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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