COVID-19: Funding opportunities for journalism

Resources to support quality journalism and defend the free flow of news during the coronavirus pandemic

IPI COVID-19 Toolbox
IPI COVID-19 Tracker
Tips for newsrooms
Advocacy work

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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  • The Institute for War & Peace Reporting has financial grants up to 10,000 USD available 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.

  • The Africa-China Reporting Project at Wits Journalism in Johannesburg, South Africa has reporting grants of up to US$1,500 for COVID-19 related investigations in Africa.