IPI News Innovation Contest

Deadline: 1 June 2011, 15:00 CET
Open to: any organisation or individual who has an idea of how to drive journalism excellence and innovation
Prize: awards totalling much as $ 2.7 million will be given

The International Press Institute (IPI) is a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists. The contest, organized by them, is aimed at advancing the future of news by funding new ways to digitally inform communities in Europe, Middle East and Africa.

With the grant 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.


Any organisation or individual that has a fantastic idea and aims to drive journalism excellence and innovation for either journalists themselves or the community.


Online application.

Applications must fit in one of the following categories:


Awards totalling much as $ 2.7 million will be given away this year.


International Press Institute Office
Spiegelgasse 2
A-1010 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 512 90 11
Fax: + 43 1 512 90 14
E-mail: ipi(at)freemedia.at

Jose Otárola-Silesky
Grants Manager
E-mail: jotarola(at)freemedia.at

Official website

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