BRUSSELS - During its September 2017 application round, Journalismfund.eu received 9 applications for grants. The total amount applied for was €91,580.

The nine teams consisted of 33 individual reporters from 20 nations in Europe and elsewhere in the world. Gender distribution was more balanced than ever with 16 women and 17 men applying for the European cross-border grant. 

The jury had €35,000 to distribute, which they granted to 4 projects. Applicants will hear from Journalismfund.eu this week.

Next call

The next call for the investigative cross-border grant applications will be on the 20th November 2017. 

The deadline will be closed at 11.59 pm Brussels time.


Do you need any advice on your grant application for the November 2017 deadline?

Our Editorial Coordinator, Trine Smistrup, will block a few days in her agenda for advice sessions on your cross-border grant application. Click here for more information. 

Flanders supports science journalism


BRUSSELS - Journalismfund.eu vzw again offers grants for scientific journalism research. The Vice-Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister of Science Policy, Hilde Crevits, provides additional support.

Earth Investigations Programme

Two New Grant Programmes for Environmental Journalism


BRUSSELS - Today Journalismfund.eu opens two new grant programmes for environmental journalism: one for cross-border teams of journalists and news outlets to investigate environmental affairs, and one for organisations to develop training and support services.

The two programmes will provide more than 9 million euro in direct support over a course of six years, an unprecedented financial injection for independent investigative journalism in Europe.

Journalismfund.eu continues its Local pilot project


BRUSSELS - Teams of Belgian and Dutch journalists can again apply for grants for local investigative journalism at Journalismfund.eu vzw. After a successful pilot project last year, Flemish Minister of Media Dalle is making 75,000 euros available for this purpose.