Applicants are welcome to participate in the Money Trail, Journalismfund.e. In Money Trail, Journalismfund.eu offers working grants for African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia, and Europe. Further, Grants are to journalists solely by Journalismfund.eu, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole. Likewise, This working grants project is part of a larger Money Trail project. There will be 10 application rounds over the three years.
Moreover, Money Trail is a collaborative project between highly regarded journalism and training organizations such as Finance Uncovered, Free Press Unlimited, Oxfam Novib and Journalismfund.eu. Money Trail is supported by the Dutch Nationale Postcode Loterij.
- The total amount per call is around 50,000 Euro. Journalismfund.eu supports costs related to journalistic research for all media.
- This can include travel, translation, access to pay-databases or simply time to research. They do not support fixed costs such as office costs, investments such as cameras or computers or production costs.
This amount is among different projects. The money comes from the Dutch Nationale Postcode Loterij.
- Preferably, intercontinental journalist teams consisting of at least one African, one Asian and/or one European journalist. Each team preferably consist of journalists from two continents. Ideally, the teams must provide letters of intent for publication from media organizations in two continents.
- Further, They also accept regional cross-border collaborations in Africa and Asia. Each team must consist of journalists from at least two countries.
- Exceptional proposals from individual journalists in Africa and Asia whose story includes an offshore element in a national story – where the money trail leads to a tax haven – can be accepted.
- European journalists planning on applying must collaborate with an African or Asian journalist.
Foreign correspondents in Africa or Asia can apply with local journalists.