DEADLINE: ROLLING —Open Technology Fund (OTF) through its Rapid Response Fund is offering financial support and technical services to bloggers, cyber activists, journalists, and human rights defenders.
OTF aims to facilitate the digital emergency response community to resolve threats in a timely and comprehensive manner for individuals, communities, and organizations whose free expression has recently been repressed.
The Rapid Response Fund offers two types of support to organizations, activists, journalists, and other human rights defenders facing digital attacks and emergencies of various kinds:
1) technological services from trusted service partners
2) direct financial support for the many needs that cannot be fulfilled by available service partners.
OTF provides anywhere from $1 to $50,000 for a period of six months or less for individuals or groups.
MORE MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: MAY 5, 2021 —African Liberty is currently accepting applications for its fully-funded 2021 Writing Fellowship program. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE; MAY 10, 2021— The Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is set to host a digital conference on restoration of drylands in Africa. APPLY HERE
Rory Peck Trust is offering Assistance Grants to professional freelance journalists and their families who are facing crises related to their work. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund to support women journalists. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Center For Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join its communications team. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Stanley Center for Peace and Security is organising a multimedia project that examines how the Coronavirus pandemic and government responses can either mitigate or contribute to risk factors for atrocities. APPLY HERE
Freelance journalists who are available for immediate engagement in Nigeria can apply. APPLY HERE