Current status: Accepting new applications before 7 September 2016

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Call for applications Round 7

The seventh call for applications ran between 10 September 2015 and 2 March 2016 and 199 entries were submitted. We are currently running the eighth call for applications. Entries can be submitted up to and including on 7 September 2016 (22:00 CET).

Finalists Round 7

We will shortlist the Round 7 applicants by the end of March 2016. The shortlisted candidates will then have a month’s time to submit a full application package: a detailed story proposal, a detailed project budget and signed letters of intent. The winners will be announced mid May 2016.

Awards Round 7

The winners of Round 7 will be announced mid May 2016. The winning journalists can start their projects in June-July 2016 after they have attended the boot camp training and signed the grant agreements.

Bootcamp Round 7

The winners of Round 7 will take part in a two-day boot camp style training. The event, held in June 2016 in our hometown Maastricht, will focus on impact, dissemination and publication strategies on how to achieve real world public impacts.

Call for applications Round 8

We are currently running the eighth call for applications. Pitch us original editorial approaches, stories with investigative and genuinely journalistic techniques. The deadline closes on 7 September 2016 (22:00 CET). Read carefully the application criteria before applying!

Finalists Round 8

We will shortlist the Round 8 applicants by the end of October 2016. The shortlisted candidates will then have a month’s time to submit a full application package: a detailed story proposal, a detailed project budget and signed letters of intent. The winners will be announced mid November 2016.

Awards Round 8

The winners of Round 8 will be announced mid November 2016. The winning journalists can start their projects in December 2016 – January 2017 after they have attended the boot camp training and signed the grant agreements.

Bootcamp Round 8

The winners of Round 8 will take part in a two-day boot camp style training. The event, held in December 2016, will focus on impact, dissemination and publication strategies on how to achieve real world public impacts.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, DEADLINE 7 SEPTEMBER 2016

Special funding round winners



Changemakers

  • Awarded projects

    Our projects have been published by renowned media outlets all over the world, several of them receiving national and international prizes. Have a look at our prize-winning stories here.

  • Recently published

    Our reporting grant is moving into round six. In the meantime, our current grantees are finalising, publishing and disseminating their stories. Here you can view the latest projects.

  • Upcoming projects

    We are currently supporting the development of 82 projects, with more grants being awarded in 2016. These stories are expected to launch in the near future.

What we fund and where

The Innovation in Development Reporting Grant has so far advanced creative development reporting in 30 countries

  • € 18,000

    Is the average grant given to support projects of great impact