Deadline approaching: Digital Whistleblowing Fund [Europe]

Posted on Aug 20, 2019 in Investigative Journalism

Investigative journalism and human rights organizations reporting on gender-based violence, rights of minorities, migrants and refugees can apply for funding.

The Digital Whistleblowing Fund, launched by the Hermes Center for Transparency and Digital Human Rights and Renewable Freedom Foundation, provides support to a secure digital whistleblowing initiative, as part of their social mission.

Eligible organizations must be part of or explicitly endorsed/referred by the Southeast Europe Coalition on Whistleblower Protection, the Whistleblowing International Network (WIN)Transparency International (TI), the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ), Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting (OCCRP) or Code for All.

The selected organizations will receive a micro-grant of up to EUR3,000 as well as IT and advisory services to support the startup of the Digital Whistleblowing Initiative.

The deadline is Aug. 31.