Call for cross-border investigations and research

Deadline: 18 August, 2022, at 23:59 CET


Professional journalists and young media makers who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European stories can apply for funding from​ platform. The European Cross-Border Grant programme (running since 2009) will support the stories that are relevant to European target groups.


These are projects that have great news value and depth, and at the same time are original, innovative and time-consuming, and would not be realised without financial support. Projects can include cross-border research, networking between colleagues, and established and innovative investigative methods. platform supports costs related to journalistic research for all media. This can include travel, translation, access to pay-databases or simply time to research. But the funding cannot support fixed costs such as office costs, investments such as cameras or computers or production costs.


The grants are intended for teams of professional journalists from at least two different countries in Europe. Next to a grant, teams can also apply for a mentor to provide assistance with either the focus of the investigation or the need for competencies in a specific skill.


A total of EUR200,000 will be distributed over four rounds.


The next deadline is on 18 August, 2022.


Please follow the link here for more information and to submit the applications.