Connecting Continents, a pilot project by in collaboration with Oxfam Novib, distributed €100,000 to Sub-Saharan African journalists collaborating with European colleagues and vice versa (2015-2016).

In order to safeguard the independence of participating journalists and media, operated as a firewall between Oxfam Novib, which provided the money for the grants, and the journalists who received it. has year-long experience with similar types of funding through its European cross-border and its Flemish Fonds Pascal Decroos working grant programmes.

This project has ended which means that journalists can no longer apply for a grant.

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For Who
African-European Teams

Teams of investigative journalists consisting of at least one Sub-Saharan African and one European journalist.

How Much

There was €100,000 to distribute over two application rounds. The project has ended. 

Next deadline
The project has ended.

Journalists can no longer apply for this grant because the project has ended.