European Cross-border Grants

With the European Cross-Border Grants, supports professional journalists who have good ideas for cross-border investigation and for research on European affairs. The stories must be relevant for European target groups.

Money Trail Grants

Money Trail offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse, money laundering and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe.

Pascal Decroos Fund

The Pascal Decroos Fund awards grants to distinctive journalistic projects. The grant gives experienced as well as young journalists the chance to execute their investigative ideas and by doing so, contribute to quality investigative journalism in Flanders.

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Money Trail interview on Nepali migrants in Finland

Namrata Sharma, chairperson of the Center for Investigative Journalism, talks about her research on human trafficking of Nepali migrants working in Nepali restaurants in Finland.

How civil society and journalism can work together to strengthen democracy


BRUSSELS - If done carelessly, ties between journalism organisations and civil society can undermine the credibility of both. But there are ways in which the two parties can reinforce each other and strengthen democracy while retaining their independence. Our Money Trail project shows how.

Marija Pejčinović Burić,

Open letter to new Secretary-General of the Council of Europe


Along with 21 other organisations, has signed an open letter sent to the new Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, who is starting her five-year term of office on 18 September 2019.

Jurors go public: “If you want a grant, here’s what you should do.”


Independence is and has always been at the heart of everything we do ever since we started with our grant programmes. We have therefore insisted on working with a jury system to assess and decide on the applications we receive. 

Upcoming Events


The European Press Prize salutes and encourages journalism of the highest quality in Europe. It will award four winners €10,000 each for impactful work in investigative reporting, distinguished reporting, innovation, and opinion. Deadline to enter is December 13, 2019


The annual Dutch-Flemish conference organised by the Dutch-Flemish association of investigative journalists VVOJ.

Conference are delighted to be partnering with Financial Times for the FT Future of News Europe summit, which will take place on 26 November in Amsterdam.