Apply now for Local Media for Democracy grant!


BRUSSELS - The new grant programme Local Media for Democracy is launched today; a pilot media funding scheme that will inject €1.200.000 financial support to local, regional and community media who are struggling to serve the public interest in the so-called “news deserts” areas in Europe. 

Luc Tayart de Borms & Alia Papageorgiou

General Assembly appointed 2 new directors


BRUSSELS - On 7 March, Journalismfund's General Assembly held its annual meeting. Among a variety of other matters, two new directors were appointed. has changed its name


BRUSSELS - Yesterday, the General Assembly of vzw decided to change the name of the organisation.

SSE Riga

Sustainability and Media Management Training Programme - Module 3


Last week the Module 3 of Sustainability and Media Management Training Programme took place in Riga. 

Scholarships for Journalismfund grantees

Scholarship opportunities for Journalismfund Grantees


BRUSSELS - To enable investigative journalists to share their experience and knowledge with colleagues at conferences, trainings, webinars and other available journalistic events, Journalismfund Europe provides scholarships for its grantees.

Pre-application sessions for potential applicants - grants journalists

Questions? In-house assistance to better prepare your application


BRUSSELS - Let us walk you through your application to increase your chances of getting funded.

One of the investigation about Belarus regime

Investigative journalism as a game-changer in Europe


BRUSSELS - Based on what journalists discover, reveal and expose; readers, listeners, viewers, aid organisations, and policymakers can then start doing what they each do best to fight those abuses. The following examples illustrate how the stories made with the support of and published during 2022 had an impact on the issues they addressed.

European cross-border investigative Journalism

Another record year for


BRUSSELS - Almost 2.6 million euros went to 203 projects by 490 journalists and media from 66 countries. Should we be happy about this?


#LocalMedia4Democracy: financial boost over €2 million for local media


BRUSSELS - Struggling local, regional and community media in Europe is to receive a financial boost of over 2 million euros through a new EU-funded project “Local Media for Democracy” (#localmedia4democracy). It aims to revive the local media landscape in the news desert areas with measures to build resilience, independence, and sustainability by improving their capacity in innovation, business strategies, and audience engagement.