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Use this page to browse and filter only those opportunities where the application window is currently open. Opportunities may be grants, stipends, fellowships, free or subsidized training, or in-kind services in support of local journalism efforts. View all opportunities

Freelance Fellowship

Fellowship up to $2,500 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides cash awards to assist independent journalists with investigative projects. Created in 2008, the fellowships are awarded for project proposals which demonstrate impact, breadth and significance. Proposals that deal with … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: August 29, 2022 | Recurring

TEGNA Foundation Grants

Grant up to $5,000

The TEGNA Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in communities served by TEGNA Inc. The Community Grant program serves to address local community needs. As community needs differ by region, please check … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: August 29, 2022 | Recurring

Media Law School

Training from University of South Carolina School of Law

The Media Law School, hosted by the University of South Carolina School of Law and College of Information and Communications, and sponsored by the American Board of Trial Advocates, provides selected journalists with the … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 5, 2022 | Recurring

FIJ Regular and Expedited Grants

Grant up to $10,000 from Fund for Investigative Journalism

FIJ provides three types of grants: Regular grants: FIJ reviews proposals three to four times a year for grants up to $10,000. Expedited grants: In rare cases, we provide expedited … Last updated June 18, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 7, 2022 | Recurring

NIHCM Journalism Grants

Grant up to $1,000,000 from The National Institute for Health Care Management

NIHCM Foundation supports timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access. … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 28, 2022 | Recurring

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Fellowship up to $15,000 from The Harold W. McGraw, Jr, Center for Business Journalism

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism provides experienced journalists with grants up to $15,000 and the editorial support needed to produce deeply reported enterprise and investigative stories that delve … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 30, 2022 | Recurring

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grants

Grant from The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

The Foundation provides grants of $25,000 and above to organizations working to help meet the educational and health needs of today’s society and future generations. … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 1, 2022 | Recurring

Belk Foundation Fall Cycle

Grant from Belk Foundation

The Belk Foundation doesn’t just invest with money. The foundation invests with time, with advocacy, with action. It pursues its mission with a hands-on approach, working “on the ground” and … Last updated June 18, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 1, 2022 | Recurring

E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship is a two-year fellowship that focuses on supporting local enterprise and investigative journalism, bolstering access to public records and encouraging greater government transparency. The E.W. … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 1, 2022 | Recurring

Media Litigation Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Media Litigation Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for an early-career lawyer to play a hands-on role in the full scope of First Amendment and free press litigation matters handled … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 1, 2022 | Recurring

Report for America Host Newsroom Application

Grant up to $25,000 from The GroundTruth Project

Report for America draws on successes of national and community service movements, as well as recent innovations in local news. An initiative of the nonprofit media organization The GroundTruth Project, it … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 3, 2022 | Recurring

F.M. Kirby Grants

Grant from F.M. Kirby Foundation

The Foundation has no required application format, but believes that a solicitation includes: a report on the use of previous grants received from the F. M. Kirby Foundation (applicable to … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 31, 2022 | Recurring

Knight Wallace Fellowship (non-U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 1, 2022 | Recurring

Mebane Foundation Grants

Grant from Mebane Foundation

The Foundation asks that you first complete a phone interview with its president. At that time it will be able to let you know whether your proposal generally meets the Foundation’s objectives … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 1, 2023 | Recurring

Taylor/Blakeslee Graduate Fellowships

Fellowship from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers fellowships of $5,000 to working journalists and students of outstanding ability who have been accepted for enrollment in graduate-level programs in … Last updated May 22, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

Spencer Education Fellowship

Fellowship from Columbia Journalism School

The Spencer Fellowship offers an extraordinary opportunity for journalists and educators in- and outside of the U.S. to spend an academic year at Columbia University researching and producing journalism about … Last updated May 22, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023 | Recurring

Knight Wallace Fellowship (U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated June 3, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: February 1, 2023 | Recurring