For Who? supports journalists living in a Council of Europe country (geographical Europe). When relevant for the story, team members from elsewhere can be accepted, too.
  • Applicants must be working as professional journalists.
  • Only natural persons are eligible.
  • Students are not eligible.
  • Journalists who were previously allocated a working grant can reapply, but the jury will include the result of previous working grants in their evaluation of the new application.


There are three application rounds in 2020.

  • 15 January 2020, 11.59 pm Brussels time.
  • 15 April 2020, 11.59 pm Brussels time.
  • 15 July 2020, 11.59 pm Brussels time.

How Much?

In 2020, there is €180,000 to distribute over three application rounds. The money comes from Adessium Foundation and Open Society Foundations.

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