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Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism Programme

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted October 11, 2021 from Brazil
Expires on December 30, 2022
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The Eyebeam Center for the Future of Journalism (ECFJ) Programme aims to support artists and artist-journalist teams producing innovative and revelatory journalistic work for major media outlets.

Underwritten by Craig Newmark Philanthropies, ECFJ is the first initiative of its kind to directly facilitate artists’ major media commissions in the realm of journalism.

With the belief that artists are central in the invention and design of their shared future, and also critical in shifting public debate, ECFJ supports the execution of pieces that focus on reimagining the way stories are told, particularly around technology and society.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. Individual artists, collectives, artist-journalist teams (including journalists on staff at a publication).
2. Collectives must have work samples that reflect a history of working together.
3. Domestic and international applicants are welcome.
4. Applicants must have an existing commission letter from an editor.
6. Applications must be in English.

ECFJ supports a variety of work, including: text, photography, audio and video. Artists and artist-journalist teams with longer-term, research-intensive projects are also encouraged to apply.

Submissions should focus on the following issues:
• Data privacy
• 2020 elections
• Role of technology in society
• Political influence campaigns
• Interrogating harmful technologies
• Countering disinformation
• Artificial Intelligence.

Grant support ranges from USD$500 to USD$5,000 per project.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

For more information, please visit https://www.eyebeam.org/eyebeam-center-for-the-future-of-journalism/

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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Oct 11
Oct 11

Friendly reminders:
1. Find and analyze open and closed grants opportunities that interest you. Try to discover:
• what they have in common, and
• how you can think ahead / plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Gather or update paperwork (certificates, attests, statements, resumes, etc.) and information usually required by calls such this one;
3. Write - baby steps... - and discuss a project draft, to validate within your group the priorities of the proposal(s) and to train your grant writing skills as well;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your proposal / project. Start NOW!
5. Do visit regularly the World Pulse website to make customized searches for grant opportunities. How?
a) Click on the Menu (left upper corner);
b) Type the name of your country in the search area (blank space); click enter;
c) Click on Filters;
d) Click on Resource;
e) Browse the results (opportunities) that will show up, by chronological order of posting;
6. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests. Yes, tell these stories too... They will enlighten and inspire your network;
7. Share the opportunities that do not apply to you but can interest others;
8. Instead of copying this posting in order to share it, please forward the link of this page. Hence more people will get to know World Pulse, this website and/or its Resource section.
Best regards,
Ana Isabel

Jill Langhus
Oct 13
Oct 13

Thanks, Ana.