Application Deadline: June 15th 2020

2020 Money Trail working grants

In Money Trail, offers working grants for (teams of) African, Asian and European journalists to investigate cross-border illicit financial flows, tax abuse and corruption in Africa, Asia and Europe. Grants are awarded to journalists solely by, with no input or oversight at any stage from the consortium as a whole.

The primary goal of this grant is to expose illicit finance and tax abuse. 


  • Intercontinental journalist teams from Africa, Asia and Europe.
  • Regional cross-border collaborations in Africa and Asia. 
  • Exceptional proposals from individual journalists in Africa and Asia whose story includes an offshore element in a national story – where the money trail leads to a tax haven – can be accepted. 
  • European journalists planning on applying must collaborate with an African or Asian journalist. 
  • Foreign correspondents in Africa or Asia can apply with local journalists.

In order to be eligible for application, the journalists have to ensure that their story will be published. Therefore, during the application procedure, they will be asked to upload a commitment of publication from relevant media organisations. 

Money Trail 
is a collaborative project between highly regarded journalism and training organisations
Finance UncoveredFree Press UnlimitedOxfam Novib and
Money Trail is supported by the Dutch Nationale Postcode Loterij.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2020 Money Trail working grants

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