International Fact-Checking Network launches vaccine grant [Worldwide]

Posted on Mar 11, 2021 in COVID-19 Reporting

Members of the CoronaVirusFacts Alliance and fact-checking organizations that are verified signatories of the IFCN’s Code of Principles can apply.

The International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN) and WhatsApp are organizing the Vaccine Grant Program, a new global effort to stem the flow of misinformation around COVID-19 vaccines.

The initiative offers grants of up to US$100,000 to support editorial, media literacy, technology and new formats/distribution projects.

Projects must be launched no later than May 31 and should take no more than six months to be completed.

The deadline is March 22.