Investigative journalists, both professional and non-professional (bloggers, social activists) can apply for these grants.
Justice for Journalists is offering grants for investigations into crimes against journalists, freelancers and bloggers.
Possible project investigation areas include physical violence and abuse, as well as harassment and bullying campaigns against media and journalists; illegal tapping/surveillance of media workers; impact on the families of media workers subjected to violence, abuse, persecution or forced exile; persecution of whistle-blowers and informants, and more.
Proposals will be accepted in English and Russian. The maximum grant is US$80,000.
Applications must include a detailed budget for the investigative project and a 500-word project description, highlighting what is new and significant about the story and what its potential impact might be.
The deadline is March 20.