Round 4 of the Public Interest Journalism Fund is now open for applications
Tēnā koutou katoa,
Round 4 of the Public Interest Journalism Fund is now open for applications, with approximately $5m in funding available.
You can submit an overall maximum of four applications to any of the following pillars:
- Projects (limited to one application)
- Roles /targeted roles (limited to two applications)
- Industry Development (limited to one application)
We are keen to ensure that applicants find the application process smooth and easy to follow. If you have any questions about how to submit an application, or you find the use of English in the documents difficult to follow, please reach out to one of Journalism team members who will be more than happy to assist you.
Applications need to be submitted via our online application system by 4:00 pm on Thursday April 28. Please note that both Easter and ANZAC Weekend fall within the application window so you should take that into account.
We are happy to provide assistance prior to proposals being submitted so if you have questions you’d like to discuss please contact us.
Kua tuwhera te rauna tuawhā mō te pūtea e kīa nei ko Te Puna Whakatongarewa ki ngā kaitono
Tēnā koutou katoa,
Kua tuwhera te rauna tuawhā mō te pūtea e kīa nei ko Te Puna Whakatongarewa ki ngā kaitono, ā, kei te takiwā o te $5m tāra e wātea ana.
E āhei ana koe ki te tuku mai kia whā ngā tono ki ngā poupou e whai ake nei:
- Ngā hinonga (kia kotahi te tono)
- Tūranga /tūranga whāiti (kia rua ngā tono)
- Whakawhanake ahumahi (kia kotahi te tono)
E pīrangi ana mātou kia māmā te huarahi mā ngā kaitono kia tukua mai ai ā rātou tono. Mēnā he pātai āu mō te tuku tono mai, mēnā rānei he uaua ki te whai i te reo Ingarihi kei ngā pepa, tēnā whātoro mai ki tētahi mema o te tīma rīpoatatanga mānā koe e āwhina. Kua waihangatia hoki e mātou ētahi ataata hei arataki i a koe e pai ai tō tuku tono mai.
Me mātua tuku mai ngā tono mā te pūnaha tono ā-ipurangi i mua mai o te 4:00 pm hei te Tāite te 28 o Āperira. Kia mōhio ai koe, ka taka mai ngā wīkene Aranga me te Rā o Ngā Hōia i waenganui i te wā tuku tono, nō reira me whai whakaaro koe ki ēnei āhuatanga.
Mā mātou koe e āwhina i mua mai i tō tuku tono nō reira mēnā he pātai āu, mēnā rānei e hiahia kōrero ana koe, tēnā whakapā mai.
Public Interest Journalism how-to video series
If you’re interested in applying for funding from the Public Interest Journalism Fund this series of how-to videos are designed to help you through the process.
What is the Public Interest Journalism Fund?
This video introduces you to the PIJF and gives an overview of what the Fund offers and what you need to apply. Full details are also contained in the General Guidelines and Round Criteria available on the Journalism page of our website.
How do I apply to the Public Interest Journalism Fund?
This video steps you through the process of applying to the Public Interest Journalism Fund, from registering on the NZ On Air portal to writing and submitting your proposal.
How do I put together a budget for the Public Interest Journalism Fund?
Along with a great proposal you will need a budget to demonstrate how much your application will cost and why. This video steps you through the budget information the assessors will need to assess your proposal.
What happens once I get Public Interest Journalism funding?
This video takes you through the process once you receive funding, from the announcement and contracting through to reporting requirements and drawdowns.