Current status: New calls for applications to be announced soon

  • Cover image EJC awards
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    EJC awards

    15 journalists to report on gender equality

  • Cover image Life after Ebola
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    Life after Ebola

    stories of love, loss and reconnection in Sierra Leone

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    Over €1.6 million in grants

    for innovative development reporting

Call for applications Round 8

The eighth call for applications ran between 3 March 2016 and 7 September 2016 and 166 entries were submitted. We are currently running the ninth call for applications. Entries can be submitted up to and including on15 February 2017 (22:00 CET).

Finalists Round 8

We shortlisted the Round 8 applicants in October 2016. The shortlisted candidates had then 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 were announced mid November 2016.

Awards Round 8

The winners of Round 8 were announced mid November 2016. The winning journalists started their projects in December 2016 after they have attended the boot camp training and signed the grant agreements.

Bootcamp Round 8

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

Call for applications Round 9

The ninth call for applications ran between 10 November 2016 and 15 February 2017 and 128 entries were submitted. Another call for applications will be announced soon. More details will follow at a later stage. Stay tuned.

Finalists Round 9

We will shortlist the Round 9 applicants by the end of March 2017. 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 end of May 2017.

Awards Round 9

The winners of Round 9 will be announced end of May 2017. The winning journalists can start their projects in June 2017 after they have attended the boot camp training and signed the grant agreements.

Bootcamp Round 9

The winners of Round 9 will take part in a two-day boot camp style training. The event, held in June 2017 in our hometown Maastricht, will focus on impact, dissemination and publication strategies on how to achieve real world public impacts.

Special funding round winners



What we fund and where

The Innovation in Development Reporting Grant has so far advanced creative development reporting in 91 countries

  • € 18,000

    Is the average grant given to support projects of great impact