Is there an appealing, intriguing, refreshing and engaging story(s) in your local city that you want to share with the world? Would your story have some correlation with other local European cities or around the world? Are there local issues that you could bring to life by comparing and contrasting with other local European cities who may be experiencing the same issues?
Are you open to collaborating with other local journalists from other parts of Europe? Are you eager to write something you’re interested in but you lack the resources? Compelling stories can be found everywhere, even at the local level.
journalism but also awe-inspiring. As we are currently living in a polarising world where bad stories are newsworthy, we also welcome investigative stories of change and hope, and to give a platform to local voices. In every nook and crannies and corners of the world, there are plenty of stories waiting to be told. Let yourself be the guide to the way people view your own city.
As we aim to increase local investigative journalists in Europe, we believe that this grant programme will be a step toward the right direction. We are highly focused on cross-border collaboration. Work with your peers from other parts of Europe to bring your stories to life and expand your reach.
- Before you start, please consult the grant details where you can find the rules, eligibility and assessment criteria, timing, etc.
- Use your email address for one-time registration and access our application form online. Freely navigate through the online form to see which information you need to provide in your application. This includes:
- Team members’ details,
- Information about the intended investigation,
- Information about the intended publication channels, including letters of intent from news outlets,
- And a detailed budget, according to our budget template.
You will also be asked to upload additional administrative documents.
One team member can start a draft application. S/he can then invite multiple people to collaborate on the online draft. The online application-in-progress can be saved and further edited at any time.
Official Website: Local Cross-Border Journalism