September 2014 application round: the stats


BRUSSELS – 31 projects were submitted for our second application round of 2014. An increasing number of applicants from countries that tended to be underrepresented in the past are starting to find their way to the organisation.

Special call to journalists: follow the EU money and get a special JF working grant


BRUSSELS – has obtained funding to give special support by theme. For the call on September 15th we are thus able to allocate an additional €20,000 to carry out cross-border journalism about EU spending.

New names in’s International Advisory Board


BRUSSELS – is honoured to announce new names to strengthen and enlarge its International Advisory Board. One advisory board member is replaced, while seven new members join. to offer expertise to other organisations


BRUSSELS – In view of the working grant collaboration between our Flemish Fonds Pascal Decroos grant programme and the Flemish Filip Decock foundation, will start offering its expertise to other organisations that want to support investigative journalism through research grants.

Last chance to get Skype advice for your September 15 application


BRUSSELS – With our September 15 working grant application deadline coming up, is planning a third and final day of Skype advice sessions with Director Europe Brigitte Alfter. The advice sessions will take place on Tuesday 2 September.

Pitch your cross-border idea and get advice


BRUSSELS – Are you planning to submit a working grant application for’s next application round deadline on 15 September? Ask our Director Europe, Brigitte Alfter, for advice and fine-tune your idea! present at nr14 conference in Germany


HAMBURG - German association of investigative journalists Netzwerk Recherche held its annual nr-conference for the thirteenth time this July in Hamburg. chairwoman Brigitte Alfter was one of the speakers.

Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2014 for fighters for a pluralistic society


Leipzig - Four actors of the “Peaceful Revolution” of 1989 in East Germany and an Afghan journalist will be honoured with the Leipzig Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media 2014. Last year, the prize went to the team Brigitte Alfter and Ides Deburyne.

German investigative newsroom CORRECT!V launched


ESSEN - In Germany, the first nonprofit investigative newsroom in the German-speaking world has been launched. CORRECT!V wants to "make investigative and informative journalism affordable and accessible to media organisations throughout Germany."