Resilience Fellowship 2021: Journalists can apply for $15,000 grants to investigate extortion and organized crime

DEADLINE: JANUARY 4, 2021 — The Resilience Fellowship, which is an initiative of the Resilience Fund, is currently seeking applicants to investigate extortion and organized crime.

For the year 2021, a total of 10 fellows will be selected, and each fellow will receive US$15 000 which will be divided into three payments of US$5 000.

Applicants can represent the fields of journalism and media; activism; advocacy and community mobilization; the creative arts (including artists, writers, filmmakers and others); community leaders (religious, cultural or youth leaders); academia (researchers and scholars), and the public sector (policymakers).

Individuals from other disciplines will be considered if their work is relevant to the Resilience Fellowship’s objectives and annual theme.

The Fellowship welcomes applications from individuals of any gender, ethnicity, age, religion, or any other defining factor, who work in communities affected by organized crime.

Applicants should be from countries disproportionately affected by organized crime and/or from least developed countries (LDCs).

Interested applicants must be fluent in at least one of these three languages: Spanish, English and French.

Applications must be submitted via the online form.

The deadline for applications is 4th January, 2021



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