This media funding scheme will inject €1.200.000 financial support to local, regional and community media who are struggling to serve the public interest in places where access to information has significantly decreased. The selected media will also receive technical and mentorship support (managed by IMS) to improve their organisational capacity, journalism innovation and business sustainability. This is part of a larger programme supported by the European Commission.
More info and applications
If you want to apply or find out more about the eligibility and assessment criteria, timing, jury and grant conditions, you will read more from 24 March 2023. From then on, all terms and conditions will be available on our application website. To stay informed, subscribe to our newsletter (see at bottom of this page).
This grant programme is open to legal entities with a registered seat in one of the EU27 countries or teams of journalists (physical persons) having their legal residence in the EU27.
The total available amount per call to be distributed among all supported projects will be around €600.000.
The programme is supported by the European Commission.
For this grant programme there are 2 application rounds scheduled over a period of 6 months (2023).
- The first application deadline will be on Thursday 25 May 2023, 12 pm CET
- The second application deadline will be on Thursday 28 September 2023, 12 pm CET