The European Journalism Centre (EJC) in collaboration with the Facebook Journalism Job (FJP) is today revealing 56 organisations getting grants as part of wave 1 of the European Journalism COVID-19 Assistance Fund.
Serving neighborhoods in 20 countries, from the United Kingdom to Ukraine, the picked publications are being given grants of EUR10,000 or EUR25,000 to address instant and essential business requirements brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The funds are helping organisations cover the earnings of staff member; employ freelancers; modification income from the making and circulation of printed publications or from contributions/ subscriptions/ subscription; supplement or replace lost advertising revenues or profits from complementary service activities, such as occasions; and invest for rent, devices and other innovation vital to executing their work.
The EJC got an unrivaled response to our require the Fund – 1,857 applications in total. Of these, 988 were for the Emergency situation Fund.
Our independent judging procedure for the Fund includes three actions: an eligibility check, an appraisal from skilled experts and EJC staff member, and a due diligence check. We had 22 judges working round the clock to make certain every application is supplied due aspect to consider and to guarantee that every organisation we offer a grant to satisfies all of the eligibility and option criteria.
In the coming weeks, we will announce the news organisations and freelance press reporters getting funding through the Engagement Fund and the Advancement Fund. Register to the subscriber list to receive updates about the Fund consisting of for details about future waves of financing. You can likewise refer to the Regularly asked questions.
We’re delighted in present you to the 56 organisations getting Emergency situation Fund assistance:
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Doo Vidik – RTV Slon (EUR25,000)
Independent radio FERAL (EUR10,000)
Nezavisna televizija NTV-IC Kakanj (EUR25,000)
Alpiko Publishing Ltd (EUR10,000)
Harjumaa Ühinenud Meedia (EUR25,000)
Iso Numero (EUR25,000)
Saphir Mediation (EUR25,000)
Rue89 Strasbourg (EUR25,000)
94 Citoyens (EUR10,000)
Ltd Guria News (EUR25,000)
OC Media (EUR25,000)
Tilos Cultural Structure (EUR25,000)
Klubradio ZRt (EUR25,000)
Ittlakunk.hu Kft (EUR25,000)
Együtt Debrecenért Egyesület (EUR10,000)
Bere Island Projects Group (EUR25,000)
Dublin Inquirer (EUR25,000)
LetteraEmme – Associazione Metropolis (EUR10,000)
Altra Economia soc. cage. (EUR25,000)
Radio Trip (EUR25,000)
Leggi la notizia (EUR10,000)
PiùPress soc. cage. (EUR25,000)
Cittadini Reattivi APS (Social Progress Association) (EUR10,000)
JSC Alytaus radijas radio station FM99 (EUR25,000)
Nanook Multimedia (EUR25,000)
Projekt Site (EUR25,000)
Dzień Dobry Bełchatów (EUR10,000)
Sul Informação (EUR25,000)
NGO Voice of the Individuals of Sumadija (EUR10,000)
Privredno Društvo Boom93 (EUR25,000)
Radio City Nis (EUR10,000)
Mašina (Published by Kontekst) (EUR10,000)
Albos doo (Grad Paper and krusevacgrad.rs) (EUR25,000)
Irutxuloko Hitza (EUR25,000)
Pikara Publication (EUR10,000)
Maravedismo Sociedad Limitada (EUR25,000)
RTV Horizon (EUR25,000)
Realnaja Gazeta (EUR10,000)
Newry.ie CIC (Northern Ireland) (EUR10,000)
Clydesider Creative Ltd (Scotland) (EUR10,000)
Bedford Independent (England) (EUR25,000)
Change Radio (England) (EUR10,000)
OnTheWight (England) (EUR10,000)
Regional Communications Limited (England) (EUR25,000)
Altrincham Today (England) (EUR10,000)
Social Spider CIC (England) (EUR25,000)
Southwark Paper Ltd (England) (EUR25,000)
More info about these organisations, including what they are using the grant funding for, will be published in the near future.
Update 15/05: This list has actually been upgraded to consist of 2 additional shortlisted news organisations: MeridioNews (Italy) and Albos doo (Serbia). The list now contains 56 news organisations.