DEADLINE: JUNE 30, 2023 — African journalists living on the continent can self-nominate articles they have written to expand people’s knowledge about Africa.
The Wikimedia Foundation launched the inaugural Open the Knowledge Journalism Awards to celebrate the contributions of journalists in Africa who prioritise diversity, equity and inclusion in their reporting.
Two top winners will be awarded up to USD 3500.
The awards recognise the essential role African journalists play in creating well-researched articles that volunteer editors can use as source materials to develop content on Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects.
The deadline for applications is June 30, 2023.
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
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
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: MAY 31, 2023 — The Kurt Schork Memorial Fund (KSMF) is accepting submissions for its 2023 Awards in International Journalism. APPLY HERE
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
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
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