Independent journalists and documentary filmmakers who focus on human rights abuses can apply for funding.
The award is open to freelancers worldwide, experienced or novice. Applicants must demonstrate a clear interest or track record in casting light on human rights abuses and an upcoming assignment or project with such a human rights focus.
The winner will receive up to CAD3,000 (US$2,157) for hazardous environment training offered by the following approved course providers: AKE, Blue Mountain Group, Dart Center at Columbia Journalism School, 1st Options Security, Global Journalist Security, Pilgrims Group, Remote Trauma or Tundra Group.
The deadline has been postponed.
Note: Applications are on hold because of the pandemic. When the new deadline is announced, we will update this post.