OCCRP Condemns Jail Sentence for Khadija Ismayilova (and so does Journalismfund.eu)


BAKU - On 1 September 2015, investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, who has written numerous hard-hitting stories on corruption in Azerbaijan, was sentenced to seven years and six months in prison by the Azerbaijani authorities.

Need for support for data and investigative journalism on EU funds


BRUSSELS – A new report on the EU’s fiscal policy calls for the EU to work towards better accessibility and transparency, among others by supporting the development of data and investigative journalism related to EU funds, much like Journalismfund.eu has been doing since 2008.

Connecting Continents Round One: The Stats


A total of 42 journalists from 23 different countries applied for a grant during the first application round of Journalismfund.eu’s Connecting Continents grant programme. The second round is open now and ends on August 17th.

The FoX Grant: €10,000 to investigate freedom of expression breaches


Journalismfund.eu and the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom announce a new, Europe-wide grant programme aimed at providing funds for journalists to investigate breaches of freedom of expression or press freedom in Europe.

SEEMO publishes Safety Net Manual for journalists


BUCHAREST - The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO) published a 'Safety Net Manual - Guidelines for Journalists in Extraordinary or Emergency Situations'.

Grantee wins Prix Louise Weiss for supported story


PARIS - French journalist Prune Antoine has been awarded the Prix Louise Weiss for European Journalism for her story on organ trafficking in Kosovo, supported by Journalismfund.eu. The prize is awarded every year to French-speaking, European journalists.

2014 in Application Numbers


BRUSSELS - A new year often makes for the perfect moment to glance back at past work. For Journalismfund.eu 2014 proved a year of consolidation and continued growth with a record amount of grant money allocated.

€190,000 OSF grant for Journalismfund.eu


BRUSSELS – Journalismfund.eu is proud to announce that it’s been given a grant of about €190,000 by Open Society Foundations to continue its mission of promoting quality and in-depth journalism in Europe.

Freedom of speech is not self-evident


We would like to express our sincere condolences to the family, colleagues and friends of the victims of the tragedy that took place at Charlie Hebdo’s offices in Paris today.