Donor: European Cultural Foundation (ECF)
Application procedure: Concept Note
Donor base: Netherlands
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Non-Profit Organisation
Deadline: 31.03.2024

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 2.000€
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Arts & Culture
  • Media & Journalism

Project Locations

  1. Europe

      Albania, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine


1) Objective

This micro-grant open call will be opened on a monthly rolling basis. It will support small media organisations and/or individual journalists from at least three European countries to cross-collaborate and produce journalistic content in all possible formats.
Granted projects will be encouraged and receive the technical and financial support to make their content available for the search, recommendation and translation functions of displayeurope.eu. The granted projects will be promoted on displayeurope.eu and the European Cultural Foundation’s website.

Grantees will receive mentoring support from consortium partner Hostwriter based on their experience with cross-border journalism. Hostwriter will provide bespoke training and mentoring to grantees according to their needs. Teams will receive training in cross-border methodology and mindset as well as optional training in solutions journalism and covering underreported stories. Other topics, such as applying for grants and pitching to international media, can also be covered upon request.

2) Eligibility

This call is open to small media organisations and individual journalists (older than 18 years and backed by a fiscal sponsor) from at least three European countries.

3) Location

Support is provided to applicants from Europe.

4) Budget

Once teamed up, the journalists and/or small media organisations can apply for the micro-grant up to a maximum of €2.000 per project.

5) Application

You are invited to fill out a short application form, providing background about yourself, your partners, and/or organisation, explaining what content you plan to produce, and the proposals’ timeline. You are also requested to submit a budget specifying how you plan to use the grant. Application deadline is 31 March 2024.

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