# Financial support

# Projects supported

# Grantees


European Cross-border Grants

With the awarded European Cross-Border Grant programme, Journalismfund.eu supports (since 2009) professional journalists who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European topics.

The next application deadline is Thursday 20 May 2021 at 12 pm CEST.

Modern Slavery Unveiled

This grant programme aims to enable teams of investigative journalists to investigate and document cases or aspects of how Asian victims of human trafficking and forced labour are exploited in Europe.

The next application deadline is 16 September 2021 at 12 pm CEST.

Pascal Decroos Fund

The Pascal Decroos Fund is Journalismfund.eu's oldest grant programme. Since 1999 it strives to advance investigative journalism in Flanders, the Dutch speaking part of Belgium.

The next application deadline is Friday 5 March 2021 at 12 pm CET.


New: Modern Slavery Unveiled

Journalismfund.eu has launched a new grant programme to investigate the exploitation of Asian victims of human trafficking and forced labour in Europe.

The first round has €80,000 available for cross-border teams of investigative journalists.

First deadline for applications: 18 March 2021.


Reporting on modern slavery

Jounalismfund.eu is hiring

Journalismfund.eu is hiring a Project Coordinator


BRUSSELS - Journalismfund.eu is hiring a Project Coordinator for its Modern Slavery Unveiled grant and training programme.

2 jury members go public: Ritu Sarin & Catherine Gicheru


BRUSSELS - Today Journalismfund.eu reveals two jury members of its Money Trail grant programme: Ritu Sarin from India and Catherine Gicheru from Kenya are both outstanding personalities with an impressive track record in collaborative investigative journalism.

Independent cross-border journalism with impact


BRUSSELS - In 2020 Journalismfund.eu supported 153 investigations by 319 journalists from 48 countries. The increasing number of projects proves that Journalismfund.eu is responding to a growing need for support for independent investigative journalism.

Upcoming Events


Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference 2021 – will take place online for a period of  three weeks from May 18 to June 3. The coronavirus makes it impossible to meet in our usual “home town” of Mechelen, but we will still provide opportunity to learn, network and exchange experiences.

Mechelen (Online)

The CIJ Summer Conference is the UK’s only journalism training event with an emphasis on teaching investigative skills.

London (virtual)

Africa’s premier investigative journalism conference goes virtual.

Johannesburg (virtual)