2019 - Year of records and progress for Journalismfund.eu

2020-02-10

For Journalismfund.eu 2019 proved a year of consolidation and continued growth for its current programmes and its grantees. Record amounts of grant money over the past two years – 920.651 euro in 2019 and 1.230.567 euro in 2018 – were allocated to the teams of journalists worldwide. In 2019 alone, we supported 119 projects consisting of 262 journalists all over Europe and beyond. 

Journalismfund.eu's honorary chairman deceased

2020-01-24

BRUSSELS - We’re deeply saddened by the passing of Mr. Paul Decroos, our honorary chairman, co-founder and member of the General Assembly of Journalismfund.eu / Pascal Decroos Fund and Scriptie vzw

Record number of European Cross Border grants in 2019

2020-01-23

A new year often makes for the perfect moment to glance back at past work. As we finalise our year report we’d like to highlight one of our many successes of 2019.

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.

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.

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.
 

Marija Pejčinović Burić,

Open letter to new Secretary-General of the Council of Europe

2019-09-18

Along with 21 other organisations, Journalismfund.eu has signed an open letter sent to the new Secretary-General of the Council of Europe, Marija Pejčinović Burić, who is starting her five-year term of office on 18 September 2019.

Jurors go public: “If you want a grant, here’s what you should do.”

2019-09-17

Independence is and has always been at the heart of everything we do ever since we started with our grant programmes. We have therefore insisted on working with a jury system to assess and decide on the applications we receive. 

Photo by Brigitte Tohm on Unsplash

Pre-application editorial advice

2019-09-13

BRUSSELS - 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.