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Connected Coastlines Grants

Grant up to $8,000 from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is seeking applications from journalists who want to report stories as part of Connected Coastlines, a nationwide climate reporting initiative in U.S. coastal states. Started in 2019, … Last updated June 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: July 9, 2022 | Recurring

MJ Bear Fellowship

Fellowship from Online News Association

The one-year fellowship is designed to provide support and guidance to early-career journalists on a digital journalism project, as well as their own professional development. Themes for projects may include … Last updated June 29, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: July 14, 2022 | Recurring

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Grants

Grant from Sisters of Mercy North Carolina

The Foundation provides grants to tax-exempt health care, educational and social service organizations which meet its criteria and effectively assist women, children, those who are elderly and those who are … Last updated June 30, 2022

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

Grant Opportunities

Grant from The Joyce Foundation

The Joyce Foundation accepts grant inquiries online throughout the year. Proposals are considered at meetings of the Foundation’s Board of Directors in April, July, and December. Applicants are strongly encouraged to … Last updated April 4, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: August 6, 2022 | Recurring

Inasmuch Foundation Grants

Grant from Inasmuch Foundation

Inasmuch Foundation administers an open request cycle each spring and fall for all focus areas: Journalism, Education, Human Services and Community. The foundation’s summer cycle is invitation only. The foundation … Last updated June 18, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: August 15, 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

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 April 24, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 1, 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

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

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

USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship

Fellowship from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

The 2021 Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship is designed for skilled journalists who want to learn to mine data sources to reveal key insights essential to high-impact journalism.  The program … Last updated April 27, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 1, 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

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