IPI News Innovation Contest
The IPI News Innovation Contest is aimed at advancing the future of news by funding new ways to digitally inform communities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Via these grants, International Press Institute (IPI) is supporting projects from profit or non-profit organizations and individuals that revolve around online news that advances press freedom, the development of more sustainable business models and the training of journalists.
We are looking for breakthrough ideas with the potential of creating sustainable impact and that meet the following general criteria: digital, including mobile, open-source technology created by journalists or for journalists and distributed in the public interest.
The Application deadline is 23 February 2012, 15:00 CET.
Applications should fit into one of three categories:
- News Platforms - Advancement in Digital News Platforms
- Training - Advancement in Trainings & Journalism Excellence
The only place you can apply is here on the IPI News Innovation Contest website.
No applications are accepted by mail, email, fax or any other means.
Simply, fill out the form by selecting the category you wish to apply for, including a description of your project idea, time-frame and budget estimate or a detailed description of your existing online site, a description on its users and a link to the site.
If we believe your idea or site meets the criteria, we will ask you to write a full proposal. You will be notified via email.
The deadline for submitting your entry is 23 February, 15:00 CET.