Media outlets interested in connecting with their audiences can apply for grants up to EUR5,000.
The Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN) is accepting applications for its Audience-Engaged Journalism Grants. The grant program is part of the Media Innovation Europe project managed by a consortium led by the Vienna-based International Press Institute.
Audience-Engaged Journalism Grants support media outlets that want to engage their audiences in reporting by providing them with training and mentorship in engagement journalism and usage of the B-Engaged tool, developed by BIRN.
Ten successful applicants will receive grants.
Media outlets from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Serbia and Slovakia can apply.
The deadline is Oct. 28.