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MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
Howard G. Buffett Fund for female journalists
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
O’Shaughnessy Fellowships offer innovative creators up to $100,000
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
Pulitzer Centre will fund investigative stories on science misinformation
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
Grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa
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
Pulitzer Center is offering global reporting grants
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
Call for applications: RCDIJ Africa Fund
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
Mongabay seeks pitches from journalists
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
Unbias the News seeks pitches on underreported stories
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
Grants available for NGOs working to advance democracy
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
Mid-career professionals in Nigeria can apply for Humphrey Fellowship
DEADLINE: JUNE 16, 2023 — Mid-career professionals in Nigeria can submit applications for the 2024 to 2025 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Programme to enhance their leadership skills. APPLY HERE
2023 African Fact-Checking Awards open for entries
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
African curators can submit entries for this fellowship
DEADLINE: JULY 2, 2023 — African curators can submit entries for the Open Country Mag Curatorial Fellowships sponsored by Africa No Filter. APPLY HERE