JournalismFund European Cross-Border Grant Programme 2024 (up to €225,000)

Deadline: February 29, 2024

Applications are open for the JournalismFund European Cross-Border Grant Programme 2024. This grant and mentoring programme aims to address the shortage of independent journalism by providing grants to investigative journalism projects in Europe and encouraging cross-border collaboration.

This awarded European Cross-Border Grant programme (running since 2009) supports cross-border teams of professional journalists and/or news outlets who have good ideas for cross-border investigations and for research on European topics. The stories must be 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.


  • In 2024 they target a total grant budget of €900,000 to distribute over four application rounds (€225,000 per call).

Journalismfund Europe 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.


  • Teams of journalists and/or independent media from at least two countries in continental Europe are eligible to apply.
  • When relevant for the story, team members from elsewhere can be accepted too.


The first application deadline will be Thursday, February 29, 2024 at 1pm CET.

For more information, visit European Cross-Border Grant.