COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists – National Geographic

FUNDING OPPORTUNITY Please note: This call for proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The final deadline for applications is November 15, 2020. We aim to send out decisions every two weeks, but the volume of submissions might slow that process at times. In the most difficult of times, journalism can play several rolesContinue reading “COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists – National Geographic”

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Call for submissions to new magazine Insurrectionist

Insurrectionist is a new East African magazine established by a network of radical theorists, organizers, intellectuals, and visionaries. The magazine nurtures left, radical, queer, feminist, and Pan-Afrikan theory and practice. It also highlights and analyzes the resistance of East Africans to capitalism, dictatorship, and other forms of oppression. Insurrectionist welcomes pitches for its first issue.Continue reading “Call for submissions to new magazine Insurrectionist”

Funding for story concepts, OSIEA, deadline 14 August

Open Society Institute for Eastern Africa: Call on creatives across Eastern Africa to submit concepts on story ideas: COVID-19 and Eastern Africa’s Stories of Innovation, Resilience and SolidarityTimelines/Duration: This will run for three months – September, October and November 2020 The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken all aspects of our lives. This spans health, economic, political, socialContinue reading “Funding for story concepts, OSIEA, deadline 14 August”

Microgrants – Baraza Media Lab

Micro-grants from Baraza Media Lab. (Watch for details?) In response to COVID-19, Baraza will use some of the funds set aside for physical events to receive and review applications resulting in micro-grants being provided to local media practitioners while ensuring diversity in the recipients of the funds. The project aims to support activities including butContinue reading “Microgrants – Baraza Media Lab”

Research scholarship, Lionel Cliffe Memorial, for African activists or scholars

Due 15 March Call for Applications link Lionel Cliffe Memorial Research Scholarship The Review of African Political Economy (ROAPE) announces a small research grants competition for African scholars and/or activists based in Africa. The competition is based on the premise that a shortage of funding for critical research is one of the problems faced byContinue reading “Research scholarship, Lionel Cliffe Memorial, for African activists or scholars”

Call for Proposals: Reporting on Conservation and Wildlife Issues in East Africa (avg $1000 / $100k KES grant)

Published on 24 Jan 2020 Earth Journalism, Internews, USG funding 15 February 2020, 05:00 PM, EAT info.ejn [at] internews.org Apply Now Environmental loss and degradation is a global problem, but its outcomes vary as do the ways in which people are responding. What threats are species and habitats in East Africa facing? What are theContinue reading “Call for Proposals: Reporting on Conservation and Wildlife Issues in East Africa (avg $1000 / $100k KES grant)”

(Sustainable) Energy Journalism Competition, Hivos & Climate Tracker

FELLOWSHIP: https://east-africa.hivos.org/news/hivos-and-climate-tracker-launch-energy-journalism-competition/ Together with Climate Tracker, Hivos will be training and sending six journalists to cover the Sustainable Energy for All Forum in Rwanda, this May (26th-28th). We are looking for six young journalists from Africa who want to make an impact in their countries by publishing about energy and help shape one of the most important debates of ourContinue reading “(Sustainable) Energy Journalism Competition, Hivos & Climate Tracker”

Africa is a Country Fellowship to support production of original work & new knowledge in under-recognised/covered topics

Africa Is a Country (AIAC) is proud to announce the launch of our inaugural Africa Is a Country Fellowship Program, with the support of the Shuttleworth Foundation and the Open Society Foundation. The purpose of the AIAC Fellowship is to support the production of original work and new knowledge on Africa-related topics that are under-recognizedContinue reading “Africa is a Country Fellowship to support production of original work & new knowledge in under-recognised/covered topics”

Creative Masterclass with Biko Zulu at Pawa254

This is an invitation to attend The Write Change Creative Masterclass with Biko Zulu. Date: Friday, July 5thVenue: PAWA254 Mageuzi TheaterTime: 8 am -2 pm.PAWA’s objective for holding this masterclass is to leverage on the potency of creative writing to address socio-economic and political issues in Kenya.The theme is: How to write creatively, inspired byContinue reading “Creative Masterclass with Biko Zulu at Pawa254”

Call to Francophone African researchers & writers with women’s rights / feminist perspective, WoMin

WoMin, launched in October 2013, is an African women and extractives alliance, which works alongside movements, popular organisations and NGOs to evidence the impacts of extractives (mining, oil and gas extraction and related large scale infrastructure) on women; build women’s movements to challenge destructive extractivism; and propose development alternatives that respond to the needs ofContinue reading “Call to Francophone African researchers & writers with women’s rights / feminist perspective, WoMin”