Rory Peck Trust is offering Assistance Grants to professional freelance journalists and their families who are facing crises related to their work.
The grants are for freelancers who have been seriously injured, threatened, imprisoned, detained, forced into exile or killed as a result of their work.
Journalists can only apply to and receive a grant from one of the three types of Assistance Funds currently open for application.
1. Legal Fund provides support for freelance journalists to cover legal fees.
2. General Assistance Fund provides support for freelance journalists and their families when they need help.
3. COVID-19 Hardship Fund provides support for freelance journalists who have been affected by coronavirus.
MORE MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2021 — DW Akademie is currently accepting applications for its International Media Studies program (IMS) in Bonn, Germany. 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