DEADLINE: MAY 19, 2023 — Journalism and media innovators working on projects that can reshape media or journalism in Africa can apply for the 2023 Jamlab Accelerator Programme (JAP).
The Jamlab Accelerator Programme in sub-Saharan Africa is a six-month programme that offers a unique opportunity for innovators to convert their ideas and ambitions into a commercially viable venture or product.
The programme will run from June to November 2023.
Jamlab seeks committed and creative journalists and media makers who are passionate about fixing what isn’t working in sub-Saharan African media.
Applications are welcome from all countries across Africa.
Selected teams selected will receive mentorship and opportunities to pitch to potential investors and funders.
The deadline for applications is May 19, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2023 — The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) seeks submissions for its annual awards that recognise excellence in environmental reporting. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 5, 2023 — The U.S. Consulate Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) is offering funding to registered non-governmental organisations in Nigeria. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2023 — The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is accepting submissions for its 2023 Awards in International Journalism. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 7, 2023 —The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is offering grants to nongovernmental organisations (NGOs) worldwide working to advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023— Entries for the 2023 African Fact-Checking Awards are now open to journalists, journalism students, and professional fact-checkers. APPLY HERE