Metamedia. Advancing Russian media in crisis. Call for applications

Open call to support independent Russian media.

The Metamedia team provides financial, advisory, and educational support for regional media, freelancers, independent investigators, and freelance journalists. To participate in the support program, it is necessary to fill out the online form. The first application deadline for the financial support is April 19, 2024. The funding amount ranges from 1,000 to 10,000 euro.

Applications for consultations and participation in webinars are accepted. Webinar topics include fundraising and grant writing; opportunities for cross-border cooperation for independent media; professional burnout in media; and opportunities and challenges of artificial intelligence in media work.

Further description and online application forms are available in Russian:


Metamedia is an educational platform for journalism, storytelling and the development of new media. The program was launched in 2020 as an online platform to support independent media and research projects. We organize webinars and provide consultations helping to launch multimedia projects and quality reporting. Our biggest priority is supporting regional media and investigative projects covering events in Russia. Metamedia brings together editorial offices, media associations and organisations from Eastern Europe and Germany for cross-border collaboration.
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