2019-04-09

BERLIN - Congratulations to our partner Investigate Europe who were just awarded the "Hans-Matthöfer-Preis" for their publication on BlackRock's investment. The prize recognises "new answers to the big economic and social challenges". 

Investigate Europe is a team of nine experienced journalists from eight European countries who research as a multinational team. They share, merge and crosscheck facts – tackling the usual national bias. They point out responsible transnational structures and actors in issues of European-wide relevance to make it possible to hold those in power accountable.

Journalismfund.eu allows them to investigate stories thoroughly and independently, by operating as a firewall between donors and journalists. This enables the journalists to focus on their prime goal ‘investigative journalism’ and to be rid of the administrative and financial burden. As such, Journalismfund.eu provides an incubator to allow Investigate Europe to further develop and to become established while simultaneously guaranteeing full independence from the donors.

Read their prize-winning investigation here.

Our Narrative

2020-01-02

BRUSSELS - How Journalismfund.eu grew from an idea at a funeral table into a professional journalism organisation with international acclaim: 2 December 1997, Brussels. Up-and-coming TV journalist Pascal Decroos is on his way home from VRT, the Flemish public broadcaster, when a motorist driving against the flow of traffic crashes into his car.

Having doubts about your European Cross-Border Grants application? Talk to our Project Coordinator!

2020-01-08

BRUSSELS – European Cross-Border Grants program for teams of professional European journalists has got a deadline coming up on the 15th of January. In the run-up to this deadline, we offer advice to journalists with questions about their idea or application.