How to Apply For ICFJ/FJP COVID-19 Reporting Grants 2020

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Grant program application form | How to Apply Online.

All Eligible and Interested applicants may apply online for the 2020 ICFJ/FJP COVID-19 Reporting Grants for MENA Journalists ($2,500 grant) before the application deadline.

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Details of Grant program.

This grant program is designed to provide financial support to individual journalists and freelancers in Algeria, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, and Yemen to assist them in their COVID-19 reporting.

Selected journalists will receive a $2,500 grant to produce stories related to COVID-19 and its effects. Selected journalists will also receive a mentor to help them develop their stories for a period of two months. All grantees must participate in a kick-off call with mentors and ICFJ staff.


In order to apply for this grant, you must fit the following criteria: 

  • Reporter working for an independent nonprofit or for-profit local news organizations, both located in the Middle East or North Africa region;
  • Have been a reporter for two years or more;
  • The publisher’s Facebook pages and Instagram accounts are in compliance with Facebook community standards and partner monetization policies.
  • Must accept to participate in a mentorship program for the grant period.

Grant preference will be given to journalists who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Serve underserved and economically disadvantaged communities;
  • Represent areas where COVID-19 impact is particularly acute;
  • Actively covering COVID-19 and producing original news content related to COVID-19;
  • Clearly and candidly explain the grant’s contribution to their reporting proposal;
  • Have a letter of support from publisher.

More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2020 ICFJ/FJP COVID-19 Reporting Grants for MENA Journalists

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