Freelance and staff journalists from the Visegrad Four countries of Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Hungary, as well as the Balkan countries of Romania, Moldova, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia and Greece can apply for funding.
Reporting Democracy is inviting proposals for stories that reveal how the COVID-19 crisis is reshaping politics and society in Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe.
Successful proposals will receive a grant of between EUR500 to EUR2,500.
Reporting Democracy will provide editorial support and a platform for publishing and distributing the stories.
Proposals will be reviewed on a rolling basis every fortnight, with applications open until further notice. The first review will take place on May 15.