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279 applications received for the Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme

Press Release
The European Journalism Centre
Maastricht, February 22, 2018

The call for applications for the eleventh round of the Innovation in Development Reporting Grant Programme (IDR) closed 21 February at 22:00 (CET) with 279 applications submitted.

This call is looking to award innovative journalism projects covering the topic of opportunities for women in developing countries.

All submitted entries will be evaluated over the next few weeks, but only successful candidates will receive individual feedback. Shortlisted applicants will then have one month's time to submit a complete proposal. The awarded projects will finally be announced in May 2018.

For those who did not get around to pitching their ideas in time, stay tuned on our website for further updates on future calls.

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For showcases of previously awarded grants, see our portfolio. For any questions, contact us at [email protected]


About the European Journalism Centre

The European Journalism Centre is an international non-profit that connects journalists with new ideas. Through grants, events, training and media development the European Journalism Centre has been building a sustainable, ethical and innovative future for journalism since 1992.

The European Journalism Centre is running the Journalism Grants programme with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.



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