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Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from The Fund for American Studies

The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program supports a rising generation of serious and enterprising journalists. This prestigious, year-long program allows writers early in their careers to pursue projects they otherwise … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Digital Tools to Support Journalists Fund

Grant up to $10,000 from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

Focus: Access to Information, Transparency, Story Amplification, Audience Engagement, Countering Disinformation, Digital SecurityGrants of up to $10,000 each are available for projects to elevate reliable coverage such as data visualizations, … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Open Society Foundations

Foundation

The Open Society Foundations, founded by George Soros, are the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. They provide thousands of grants … Last updated May 30, 2022

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The Fund for American Studies

Non-profit

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit that is changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Its transformational programs teach the principles of … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from Stand Together Fellowships

The year-long Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship is for early-career journalists who are aspiring future leaders in the industry. As a finalist for the fellowship, you’ll have the opportunity to … Last updated April 6, 2022

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Stand Together Trust

Foundation

The Stand Together Trust partners with social entrepreneurs who have a passion and personal knowledge in their subject area and deep belief in the dignity of all people. It seeks … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Getty Images

For-profit company

Getty Images move hearts, minds and opinions; they power commerce, ideas and perceptions. It is keenly aware that every day, Getty Images’ business affects individuals and society on many levels. … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Oklahoma Watch

Non-profit

Through investigative, fact-driven journalism, Oklahoma Watch digs deep and examines significant issues that face the state. Their work engages all Oklahomans, amplifies the discussion of important issues with the aim of affecting … Last updated May 30, 2022

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The Lenfest Institute

Foundation

Journalism requires new business models, powerful innovations and diverse audiences. The Lenfest Institute is working throughout local news ecosystems, in Philadelphia and beyond, to crack the code on a sustainable … Last updated March 31, 2022

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The Hatch Institute

Foundation

The Hatch Institute provides a forum for the next generation of public-service journalists and mentors those new to investigative work. Its goal is clear: empower independent reporters by giving them the … Last updated March 31, 2022

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Knight Foundation

Foundation

National foundation that invests in journalism, the arts and “the success of cities where brothers John S. and James L. Knight once published newspapers.” With regards to journalism, they invest … Last updated March 30, 2022

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The Freedom Forum Institute

Civic/Community Organization

The Freedom Forum’s mission is to foster First Amendment freedoms for all. It works to raise awareness of First Amendment freedoms through education, advocacy and action, sharing the stories of … Last updated March 28, 2022

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Rita Allen Foundation

Foundation

Since 1953, the Rita Allen Foundation has been shaped by the contributions of many people. The Foundation was established in 1953 and is based in Princeton, New Jersey. Its financial … Last updated March 27, 2022

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Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information

Academic Institution

The Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information is an incubator for ideas and initiatives that give the public timely and affordable access to the information necessary for informed, … Last updated March 25, 2022

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Democracy Fund

Foundation

Democracy Fund aims to play a catalytic role in improving our political system through grantmaking. It typically makes a substantial investment in the success of its grantee organizations. Democracy Fund … Last updated March 25, 2022

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Press Freedom Incentive Fund

Grant up to $4,000 from PEN America

PEN America’s Press Freedom Incentive Fund is designed to support PEN America Members, writers, and activists to mobilize their local communities around press freedom, helping to strengthen the national constituency behind this … Last updated June 3, 2022

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PEN America

Foundation

PEN America stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect free expression in the United States and worldwide. It champions the freedom to write, recognizing the power … Last updated May 30, 2022