2019-06-07

BRUSSELS - If you're planning on applying for our Money Trail Grants or European Cross-border Grants it is very likely that you will need a teammate from a different country or continent. 

But how do you find a teammate to collaborate with? Here are some tips.

Journalismfund.eu

Journalismfund.eu places all the published projects on the website. The overview of all journalists involved in this type of supported research is very useful to find potential and experienced partners... More info here.

Hostwriter

Hostwriter is an open network that helps journalists to easily collaborate across borders. Join hostwriter for free, network and collaborate. More info here.

GIJN network

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is an international association of journalism organisations that support the training and sharing of information among investigative and data journalists. They have a great network of global journalists. Subscribe to their GLOBAL-L List here, introduce your topic and ask if someone would like to collaborate with you.

The GIJN also has a great list of journalism associations from all over the world. Find them here. This is a great way to find teammates for your cross-border work.

ICIJ network

Contact the local member of the ICIJ network.

Award winners

All over the world you have awards for investigative journalism. There is a good chance that you will find journalists with a lot of expertise among the nominees and winners.

Conferences

Visit conferences of investigative journalism or go through the online database of speakers of those conferences

The EIJC (European Investigative Journalism Conference) & Dataharvest is the most relevant networking event for investigative and data journalists in Europe. Subscribe to its list if you’re looking for a European teammate. Once you’ve subscribed, briefly introduce your idea and then ask if someone would like to collaborate.

Reporters in the Field

Over 250 journalists and media activists from all over Europe come together in the N-Ost Network. They combine vast knowledge of their respective countries with thematic expertise, journalistic professionalism and engagement. More here.

Talk to us!

Wondering if your idea is eligible for a grant? Looking for teammates to collaborate with? Not sure how much money you can ask for? Ask us all the questions you have concerning your application at info [at] journalismfund.eu.

How civil society and journalism can work together to strengthen democracy

2019-10-31

BRUSSELS - If done carelessly, ties between journalism organisations and civil society can undermine the credibility of both. But there are ways in which the two parties can reinforce each other and strengthen democracy while retaining their independence. Our Money Trail project shows how.