I know some of our members have gotten funding from j-lab in the past. Details below. -mia ____________________________
From our friends at J-lab:
Call for Proposals: 2010 New Voices Grants It’s time again to submit your proposal for a project to improve your community news landscape. J-Lab will award 8 grants of up to $25,000 each to launch new community news efforts. Are you ready to make the media you wish to see in the world? Deadline: March 1, 2010
Read the FAQs and Guidelines: http://www.j-newvoices.org/site/story/2010rfp/
APPLY NOW: http://www.j-newvoices.org/site/story/online_application/
2010 New Media Women Entrepreneurs Grants: Seeking Fresh Ideas for Journalism J-Lab will give four women-led projects $12,000 each in start-up funding in 2010. New forms of journalism are being created where online local news sites have launched to report on their communities. The journalism is characterized by a deliberate shift in the definition of objectivity and broader definitions of “news” that seek to connect readers to a sense of the place where they live.
Read the Guidelines: http://www.newmediawomen.org/site/proposal_guidelines/ APPLY NOW: http://www.newmediawomen.org/application/