Awards for »Grow« Initiative Grant-holders


On 7th September 2017 at the Campfire Festival in Dortmund three journalism projects were awarded »Grow«-Founder bursaries jointly by netzwerk recherche and the Schöpflin Foundation. The projects are:

  • The online portal MedWatch for critical health journalism
  • The hyperlocal media project Ihme-Zentrum which employs participative journalism to analyse the concrete district in Hanover known as the Ihme-Zentrum
  • And the football platform 120minuten which uses long-read formats to provide deep-background and socially critical reporting on football

Each of the winning groups receives a start-up grant of €2,000, know-how and networking opportunities and premium membership of the Impact HUB (Ruhr).