A number of tech platforms, media foundations and others are making funding available to journalists and news media organisations to help manage the COVID-19 shock to the media business, support journalists in need and to help boost reporting capacity.
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IJ4EU fund opens new calls for cross-border investigative journalism in Europe. The IJ4EU fund supports cross-border investigations of public interest. In 2020, IJ4EU is providing one million euros in direct support to watchdog journalism. Apply now!
Google’s Journalism Emergency Relief Fund will support small- and mid-sized newsrooms employing between 2-100 full time employees. It will review applications on a rolling basis ahead of the April 29th deadline.
Meanwhile our friends at the European Journalism Centre have launched the three million USDEuropean Journalism COVID-19 Journalism Relief Fundto support community, local and regional European news organisations. It will prioritise grants for small and medium-sized news organisations supporting the communities most affected by the crisis
The Institute for War & Peace Reporting has financial grants up to 10,000 USDavailable in Southeast Asia for quick-response projects to help combat misinformation and disinformation around COVID-19 and to support better access to reliable information. Application deadline is April 30.