PluPro Project

PluPro Project: Multifaceted Support for European Cross-border Investigative Journalism

2024-02-16

BRUSSELS/PRAGUE - The PluPro project will distribute 2,230,000 euros among journalists and media (national and local) in Europe  to set up transnational investigations together. At the same time, journalists and media can receive newsroom training, scholarships and mentoring in addition to financial support.

Wildfire’s Causes and Effects: Two Investigations Of Southern Europe’s Disasters

2024-02-15

SARDINIA / EVIA / EXTREMADURA / LEIRIA / ODOU - Megafires have become a staple chapter in southern Europe, particularly affecting the most remote regions that are not taken sufficient care of. What does the escalating frequency of fires indicate for our future? Two cross-border teams of journalists have tried to raise awareness of the issue and prove that European countries need a better common strategy to respond to this threat.

Pre-application sessions for potential applicants - grants journalists

Questions? In-house assistance to better prepare your application

2024-02-07

BRUSSELS - Let us walk you through your application to increase your chances of getting funded.

SoJo Europe

SoJo Europe to Promote Solutions Journalism Across Europe

2024-02-02

BRUSSELS/PRAGUE - Four European organisations joined together to start SoJo Europe, a new and innovative approach to strengthen cross-border, solutions-oriented, and investigative reporting across Europe. 

Forever Pollution Project: Further Impact

2024-01-26

EUROPE – Last year, in February 2023, 18 European newsrooms published a large investigation on 'forever chemicals', revealing that more than 17,000 sites all over Europe have already been contaminated by the PFAS. This project was followed by expert discussions, legal action, and has now widely been used for scientific purposes, too.

GIJC 2023 Sweden climate agenda report

'The Investigative Agenda for Climate Journalism': Read Full Report

2024-01-26

GOTHENBURG – What are the priorities for accountability-focused climate change journalism? 80 investigative journalists and leading experts discussed them during a day-long meeting that took place with support from Journalismfund Europe at the pre-conference of GIJC 2023. A full report has now been made available.

Human Trafficking Manuel for Journalists

New Handbook is Out: “Human Trafficking - Manual For Journalists”

2024-01-26

BRUSSELS - This Manual has been prepared with the intention of providing basic information about the issue of human trafficking, particularly trafficking in women, to all those who write or wish to write about this problem. The handbook has been supported by Journalismfund Europe's Modern Slavery Unveiled programme

American Multinational Closing PFAS lines in Belgium

3M And Chemours PFAS Facilities Stopped After Investigation

2024-01-12

ZWIJNDRECHT / DORDRECHT – The abrupt closure of 3M's PFAS production line and the temporary shutdown of Chemours follow the groundbreaking investigation by Apache and Follow the Money supported by Journalismfund Europe.

tracing gold from Brazil to Belgium

The Gold Chain: The Background Of The Investigation

2024-01-11

BELÉM – Trying to trace gold sold around the world is like a treasure hunt. Hearing old stories, following unknown paths and struggling to find reliable sources, not knowing who to trust – it is all part of the game. You cannot be sure that you will find what you are looking for.