2018 grants

In its inaugural year in 2018, IJ4EU supported 12 projects across a diverse range of topics with €350,000 in grant funding.

These projects involved respected investigative networks made up of 19 different media organisations and three teams of freelance journalists across 22 EU countries. These projects resulted in a total of 128 articles in 45 leading media outlets across Europe – fulfilling IJ4EU’s mission to strengthen the watchdog role of investigative journalism in Europe.

News impact

News organisations that published investigations supported by IJ4EU’s inaugural grants in 2018:

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444.hu
ARD
Átlátszó
Átlátszó Erdély
Bivol.bg
Business Insider
Buzzfeed
Danwatch
Der Standard
Deutschlandfunk
Dimosiografia
Direkt36
Il Fatto Quotidiano
L’Espresso
La Repubblica
La Vanguardia
LaCroix
Le Monde
Lettera43
Mediapart
NPO
OCCRP
Politico
Politiken
Postimees
Radio France
Rai
Re:Baltica
Respekt
Reuters
Rise Project Romania
Romanian Public Broadcasting Company – Marosvásárhelyi Rádió
Rue89 Strasbourg
Small Stream Media
Spiegel Online
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Tages Anzeiger
taz
The Guardian
The Intercept
The New Humanitarian
Times of Malta
VSquare
WDR