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Crowdfunding Match Program for fact-checkers open [Worldwide]

Crowdfunding Match Program for fact-checkers open [Worldwide]

Posted on September 22, 2017

Fact-checking initiatives conducting an online crowdfunding campaign can apply for funding.

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) has launched its Crowdfunding Match Program, which will match up to US$85,000 in total over the next three years in contributions made to crowdfunding campaigns.

Funds will be available for the following time periods: US$10,000 in September to December 2017; US$30,000 in January to December 2018; US$30,000 January to December 2019; and US$15,000 in January to June 2020.

Each campaign may receive up to US$15,000.

Applicants must hail from a fact-checking organization that is a signatory of the IFCN code of principles or commit to complying with the code’s application and verification process by the end of the campaign.

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

For more information, click here.