DEADLINE: JULY 24, 2020 ― The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) is currently seeking applications for the second round of funding for the Fact-Checking Innovation Initiative.
This Fact-Checking Innovation Initiative is open to the global fact-checking community but focused around technology innovation and development.
Grantees will share funding totalling up to $450,000 and have opportunities to share learnings with each other and the wider fact-checking community. Applicants can apply with one proposal and request up to $100,000 for funding.
The mission of the Fact-Checking Innovation Initiative, a joint project of the Facebook Journalism Project and the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) at the Poynter Institute, is to support innovation projects, new formats, and technologies that will help benefit the broader global fact-checking ecosystem.
In November 2019, this global initiative awarded grants, ranging from $30,000 to $70,000 each, to support projects focused on strengthening fact-checking and the fight against misinformation.
IFCN is looking for projects that bring fact-checkers together with developers and/or academics to build and test technology solutions that protect high integrity journalism and help fact-checkers do their work.
The grantees will receive exposure at Global Fact 8 in 2021.
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