2024 Solutions Journalism Accelerator Call (€8,500). APPLY NOW!

2024 Solutions Journalism Accelerator Call

2024 Solutions Journalism Accelerator

Our objective is to support and empower 12 journalists or small teams of journalists to create and disseminate impactful stories, through a Solutions Journalism approach. They will provide new insights, shed light on underreported topics, focus on the Global South and explore global development issues. 

We understand the significant role that journalism plays in informing people about big societal topics and challenges and we have recognised that solutions-focused and community-focused approaches to such journalism are not only beneficial for journalists and media organisations but also for more impactful reporting outcomes.  

Who can apply for 2024 Solutions Journalism Accelerator

Applicants must be freelance or staff journalists or small teams of journalists with experience in reporting on development topics. There is no citizenship or residency restriction, but applicants must have a track record of publication in respected media outlets in France, Germany, or the UK

  • The Call opens on Monday 11 March 2024 and closes on Friday 5 April 2024 (17:00 CEST).
  • The reporting period for publishing stories is from 1 May to 31 August 2024.

Projects must be solutions-focused and address one or more of the first six Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), respectively: No poverty, Zero hunger, Good health and well-being, Quality education, Gender equality, and Clean water and sanitation. The projects/stories must be published in opinion-forming media organisations in France, Germany, or the UK. The projects selected, up to 12, can receive a grant of up to €8,500

The Call for Applications documentation, which includes the full eligibility criteria, conditions of the grant and selection criteria can be found here. The application questions document can be used to prepare your applicationPlease also check the FAQs

call for applications

application questions

Do you have further questions?

If you have questions that are not answered in the Call for Applications document or FAQs, please email solutionsjournalism@ejc.net 

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