Transparency and Accountability Initiative Photo Grant

Submissions Close 13.1 2020. Competition seeks to promote conversation around transparency and accountability issues and provide a space for photographers and artists to help bring these concepts to life. Open to professional and amateur photographers of any nationality aged 18 and older. Photographers are not constrained in what they submit, but potential themes might include manifestations of transparency and accountability in how citizens interact with government, use of public resources, sharing and use of data, integrity of companies and governments. A single prize will be …

National Endowment for Democracy Grants Program

Due Date: 10.1 2020. Support available to NGOs (including civic organizations, associations, independent media, and similar groups) for nonpartisan programs in the following thematic areas: Promote and defend human rights and the rule of law Support freedom of information and independent media Strengthen democratic ideas and values Promote accountability and transparency Strengthen civil society organizations Strengthen democratic political processes and institutions Promote civic education Support democratic conflict resolution Promote freedom of association Strengthen a broad-based market economy Grant amounts vary depending on the size and …

Money Trail Working Project Grants [Journalismfund.eu]

Apply by 16.12 2019. Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for mixed teams of African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Each team must consist of journalists from at least two continents / at least one African, one Asian and/or one European journalist. The total amount available for projects: EUR 50.000 Money Trail is a collaborative project between highly regarded journalism and training organisations Finance Uncovered, Free Press Unlimited, Oxfam Novib and Journalismfund.eu. Money …

Active Citizen Fund: Systemic Grants (Czech Republic) [EEA and Norway Grants]

Submissions accepted until 4.11 2019. Financial support for civil society activities towards strengthening the process of sustainable systemic change. Grants will contribute to the long term efficient cooperation among civil society organizations with the focus on positive change in multiple areas. Focus Areas: Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog roles; Vulnerable groups empowered; and Increased support for civic education and media literacy. Grants Range: € 100 – 250 000. Project Duration: 3 to 4 years. Applicant as well as partner must respect the principles of …

Allard Prize Photography Competition

Due Date: 1.11 2019. Bi-annual competition recognizes photographic excellence, reflecting the themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability, the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. Entries depicting corruption and human rights violations in the developed world are particularly encouraged. Each winning photograph will receive CAD $1,000 and be featured on the Allard Prize website, with a brief description and the photographer’s name, for six months. Winning entries will be archived as a past winner on …

IREX Community Solutions Program 2020–2021

Apply by 30.10 2019. Year-long professional development program for people who are working to improve their communities by addressing issues related to the environment, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender. Open to applicants, ages of 25-38, who are citizens of eligible program countries listed below. Applicants must currently live and work in their home countries. Individuals with refugee status working on behalf of their home community may be given special consideration. High level of proficiency in spoken and written English …

Fund for Bilateral Relations Travel Support Scheme (Bulgaria) [EEA Grants 2014-2021]

This scheme provides opportunities for networking, exchange and transfer of knowledge, experience and best practices and to promote cooperation between Bulgarian entities and entities in the Donor States and/or international organizations. Applications accepted on an ongoing basis until exhaustion of funds. It offers small scale financial support on an ongoing basis for participation in seminars, workshops, conferences, etc. events with clear bilateral dimension within all programme areas under the EEA FM and NFM 2014 – 2021, based on applications submitted by the eligible beneficiaries. Open …

Active Citizen Fund: Systemic Grants (Czech Republic) [EEA and Norway Grants]

Submissions accepted until 4.11 2019. Financial support for civil society activities towards strengthening the process of sustainable systemic change. Grants will contribute to the long term efficient cooperation among civil society organizations with the focus on positive change in multiple areas. Focus Areas: Strengthened civil society advocacy and watchdog roles; Vulnerable groups empowered; and Increased support for civic education and media literacy. Grants Range: € 100 000 – 250 000. Project Duration: 3 to 4 years. Applicant as well as partner must respect the principles …

Balkan Transitional Justice Programme [Balkan Investigative Reporting Network]

Applications Close 30.9 2019. Call for small project proposals on exploring archives of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and local courts in ex-Yugoslav countries that dealt with war crimes cases. The project’s aim is to promote and disseminate the archive of the international and local courts, in order to build capacities of target groups to use legacies of courts to fight denial and disinformation among Western Balkan societies, thus increasing their intercultural dialogue and prospects for reconciliation. Open to journalists, artists, historians …