Current status: Accepting new applications before 9 September 2015

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Call for applications Round 5

The fifth call for applications ran between 14 January – 25 February 2015 and 133 entries were submitted. We are currently running the sixth call for applications. Entries can be submitted until 9 September 2015.

Finalists Round 5

On 23 March 2015, we invited 30 applicants from Round 5 to submit a full application package until 4 May 2015 that included a detailed story proposal, a detailed project budget and signed letters of intent. The final winners were selected by the IDR Grant Programme Advisory Council.

Awards Round 5

The winners of Round 5 were announced on 27 May 2015. The winners start their projects in July 2015 after they have attended the boot camp and signed the grant agreements.

Bootcamp Round 5

The winners of Round 5 will take part in a two-day boot camp style conference. The event, held on 25–26 June 2015 in our hometown Maastricht, will focus on impact strategies and how to achieve real world public impacts.

Call for applications Round 6

We are currently running the sixth call for applications. Pitch us original editorial approaches, stories with investigative and genuinely journalistic techniques. The deadline closes on 9 September 2015 (22:00 CET). Read carefully the application criteria before applying!

Finalists Round 6

We will shortlist the Round 6 applicants by mid-October 2015. 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 in November 2015.

Awards Round 6

The winners of Round 6 will be announced in late November or early December 2015. The winning journalists can start their projects in December 2015 – January 2016 after they have attended the boot camp and signed the grant agreements.

Bootcamp Round 6

The winners of Round 6 will take part in a two-day bootcamp style conference. The event, held in December 2015 in our hometown Maastricht, will focus on impact strategies and how to achieve real world public impacts.

Call for applications Round 7

We will announce the deadline for the seventh round of applications in September shortly after we close the deadline for the sixth round. Stay tuned! If you want to receive our news as they happen, sign up to our mailing list.

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS, DEADLINE 9 SEPTEMBER 2015

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 67 stories, with more grants being awarded in 2015 and 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