Grant for Women Journalists Projects

first_img Share 0 Tweet Grant for Women Journalists Projects March 23, 2010 Published by Site Default LinkedIn 0 Similar Stories The McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneurs programDeadline: 12/04/2010J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism and the McCormick Foundation are seeking to fund four women-led projects that will rock the world of journalism. They will fund individuals who have original ideas to create new Web sites, mobile news services or other entrepreneurial initiatives that offer interactive opportunities to engage, inspire and improve news and information in a geographic community or a community of interest.What is your juicy idea? What’s been stirring in your mind? What work do you feel compelled to do? How can you improve or redefine journalism? What new project would give people the information they need to make decisions or help make the world a better place? Whose voice isn’t being heard?GrantThe McCormick New Media Women Entrepreneurs program will give one-time funding of $12,000 to women who have the vision, skills and experience to launch a new venture. These can be solo ideas or team projects spearheaded by women.EligibilityFunding is available for start-ups only.1. Projects must launch (at least a live beta) within 10 months.2. Projects must have a plan for continuing after initial funding has ended.3. Projects must have journalistic value.4. Projects may be independent or housed within traditional media.5. Personal blogs or one-time documentaries will not be funded.6. Awardees will receive funding through a subcontract if they are an individual or affiliated with a business; and through a grant if they are affiliated with a non-profit institution.Application procedureAll interrested applicants need to create online account to submit application. The deadline for submission is 12th April, 2010.More detailed info ← Photo contest: 21st Century Feminism Journalist training on reporting international issues → Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment. Reddit Pocket +1last_img

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