DEADLINE: MARCH 11, 2024 —Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) worldwide working to advance democracy can submit proposals to National Endowment for Democracy (NED).
NED will offer grants to NGOs, including civic organisations, associations, independent media, and other similar organisations.
The amount for these grants for NGOs depend on the size and scope of the projects, but the average grant lasts 12 months and is around $50,000.
NED is interested in proposals from local, independent organisations for nonpartisan programs that seek to:
- Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law
- Support freedom of information and independent media
- Strengthen democratic ideas and values
- Promote accountability and transparency
- Strengthen civil society organizations
- Strengthen democratic political processes and institutions
- Promote civic education
- Support democratic conflict resolution
- Promote freedom of association
- Strengthen a broad-based market economy
Organisations working in newly established democracies, semi-authoritarian countries, highly repressive societies and countries undergoing democratic transitions can apply.
The next deadline for the submission of proposals is March 11, 2024.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Female journalists around the world can apply for the Howard G. Buffett Fund offered through the International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF). APPLY HERE
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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: MARCH 31, 2024 — The 2024 edition of the AKO Caine Prize for African Writing invites fictional short stories. APPLY HERE