Welcome to Tanzania Media Foundation

Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF) stands for an independent, quality, diverse and vibrant media in Tanzania by enabling investigative and public interest journalism and facilitating critical reflection and learning. Our vision is one of an open society where all people can access information, debate issues and express their views.

Through our funding and learning activities, we seek to support quality journalism that better informs the public, contributes to debate and thereby increases public demand for greater accountability across Tanzania. We focus on investigative journalism and public interest journalism read more

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  • We are hiring: programme officer, accounts assistant and communication interns
    January 25, 2017

    Would you like to work for an organisation that is making a difference in the lives of ordinary Tanzanians? Are you able to multitask, have good organising skills and passionate about the media sector? TMF has vacancies for the following positions: Rural Dispatch Programme Officer Accounts assistant Communication interns (three positions) All positions are based […]

  • Call for proposals: curriculum developer
    November 22, 2016

    Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF) is looking for an expert in competence based curriculum development who will, through his/her expertise and networks, organise a curriculum development team to work with TMF to produce on its behalf a curriculum that shall contribute to increasing the professional capacity of media stakeholders and the quality and quantity of media […]

  • Call for Content With Transformation concept notes
    November 15, 2016

    The Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF) which envisions a strong and independent Tanzanian media works to promote investigative and public interest journalism as well as facilitate critical reflection and learning. TMF is now accepting concept notes from media outlets interested in going through the organisation’s Content with Transformation programme. TMF’s Content with Transformation grant is worth […]

  • Coders for TMF content analysis urgently wanted
    November 3, 2016

    Are you a postgraduate student pursuing a masters or PhD in journalism, psychology, business studies, communications, media studies, marketing or management? Tanzania Media Foundation(TMF) is expecting to conduct a content analysis of media products from December 12, 2016. For more information concerning this opportunity and how to apply, read the full call here: Call for […]

  • Call for proposals: Design and set up new TMF website
    September 1, 2016

    Towards improving its visibility and communication with various stakeholders, TMF is looking for a consultant to review its current website (www.tmf.or.tz) and redesign it with guidance from the organisation’s communication officer. TMF requires a website on which it can easily and regularly publish and update various forms of information in various formats to keep its […]

  • TMF is looking for an external auditor
    May 19, 2016

    In order to ensure its smooth functioning, TMF is currently setting up its organisational infrastructure. Towards this, the organisation is looking for a professional audit firm that will express an independent opinion on its operations. For more information, download this description of  how to bid for the provision of audit services. Deadline for submission is 10 June, […]

  • Wanted: journalist with investigative journalism leaning
    May 19, 2016

    Tanzania Media Foundation is looking for an individual with a background and interest in investigative journalism to review applications for its Strategic Commissioned Grant. The Strategic Commissioned Grant aims to pick up on promising stories of national or public interest (which could have initially been produced with or without the support of a TMF grant) […]

  • TMF is looking for a firm to conduct its pre-award assessments
    April 28, 2016

    Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF) is looking to engage a highly credible consultancy firm to conduct due diligence (pre-award assessment) on applicants for TMF’s institutional grants. Interested parties are required to submit the following: An expression of interest in not more than three pages, explaining why you should be considered for this assignment. Detailed evidence of […]

  • Announcement: Applications for content and rural dispatch grants now open
    April 6, 2016

    Tanzania Media Foundation is pleased to announce that it will now be receiving applications for the Rural Dispatch and Content grant. The Rural Dispatch grant, whose recipients may come from rural or urban areas, aims to increase to increase quality, quantity and diversity of rural voices and issues of ordinary people in the media. It […]

  • Call for accounting software expert
    December 10, 2015

    TMF is looking for an expert in accounting software, preferably with payroll module, who will install the package, provide training to selected TMF staff on its use and finally, enter into an agreement with the organisation to provide support and maintenance of the accounting software for a specified period.For more information and instructions on how […]