Awards alert

THE PAUL FOOT awards for investigative journalism have opened. There's £5000 for the winner and £1000 for each runner-up, for pieces published between 1 November 2013 and 31 October 2014. Deadline 10 November - see

Grants for "safeguarding... and future-proofing quality journalism in Europe... and developing countries" are available from the European Journalism Centre. You have until 23 July to apply.The phrase "supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation" suggests these grants should be on the generous end of the spectrum. See

If you are an Edinburgh-based journalist at the start of your career or covering Edinburgh arts, you have until 30 October to apply for the Jan Fairley Memorial Award (£300 in cash) started by an NUJ Edinburgh Freelance Branch member. Details are at

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