Area of focus: Poverty

Opportunity

Rapid Response Fund

Grant up to $25,000 from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

The rapid response fund provides short-term, time-sensitive support in communities that have experienced a critical condition that affects racial equity in education. Preventing and Repairing Harm: Healing Learning Communities Through … Last updated October 30, 2022

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Southerly Community Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship from Southerly

This is a paid 12-week remote program for a five-fellow cohort to learn community journalism principles and news reporting skills to help meet each of their communities’ information needs, as … Last updated August 25, 2022

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Southerly

Non-profit

Southerly is an independent, non-profit 501(c)3 media organization that serves communities in the South who face environmental injustice and are most at-risk of the effects of climate change. It does … Last updated August 25, 2022

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The Poynter Institute

Non-profit

The Poynter Institute is a global leader in journalism. It is the world’s leading instructor, innovator, convener and resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens. … Last updated August 25, 2022

Opportunity

One World Media Awards

Award from One World Media Trust

Across 15 categories, the awards celebrate and recognize the best media coverage of the global south; stories that break through stereotypes, change the narrative and connect people across cultures. The … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Julian Bond Fellowship Program

Fellowship from Facing South at The Institute for Southern Studies

The Julian Bond Fellowship program is a new initiative to promote emerging voices in Southern media and support early-career journalists and researchers seeking innovative approaches to promoting equity and democracy … Last updated August 30, 2022

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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 July 18, 2022

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Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems

Grant/Stipend up to $10,000 from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism launched a new Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems in 2022.  This fund provided reporting grants of $2,000-$10,000 and five … Last updated April 27, 2022

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Golden Leaf Foundation Open Grants Program

Grant, Rolling up to $200,000 from Golden Leaf Foundation

The Open Grants Program is designed to make it easier for applicants to submit a proposal to Golden LEAF and to make funding opportunities available throughout the year. Eligible applicants … Last updated July 19, 2022

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COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists

Grant up to $8,000 from National Geographic Society

As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact communities around the globe, the National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover … Last updated September 27, 2022

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Community Progress Fund

Grant up to $30,000 from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Sometimes, a local organization, idea, issue or project needs that extra boost at just the right time to continue to make progress toward an end goal. The Community Progress Fund … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Santa Fe Community Foundation

Foundation

Community philanthropy organization that focuses giving around efforts that address social cultural, racial and economic disparities, cultivate the arts for diverse audiences and help promote a healthy environment. They are … Last updated May 30, 2022

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Driehaus Foundation Grants

Grant from Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Opportunity Description Description The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. If, after carefully reading the grantmaking guidelines in the relevant program area, you believe your organization might … Last updated October 10, 2022

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Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Foundation

Richard H. Driehaus, a successful investment advisor, made his first public philanthropic gesture in 1983, when he established his eponymous foundation. For the next decade, the Foundation made grants totaling … Last updated November 26, 2022

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Annenberg Foundation

Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation is a family foundation founded by Walter H. Annenberg. Serving as Ambassador to the Court of St. James from 1969 to 1974, Ambassador Annenberg enjoyed a distinguished … Last updated May 30, 2022

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The Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Institution

The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT seeks to nurture and enhance the ability of journalists from around the world to accurately illuminate the complex intersection of science, technology and … Last updated October 10, 2022

Opportunity

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 November 26, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 15, 2022 | Recurring

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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

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Wallace House at the University of Michigan

Academic Institution

Wallace House at the University of Michigan is committed to fostering excellence in journalism. It is home to programs that recognize, sustain and elevate the careers of journalists to address … Last updated November 26, 2022

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Nieman Fellowship (non-U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from The Nieman Foundation

A Nieman Fellowship is an extraordinary, transformative learning opportunity open to journalists working in all media in every country around the world. Those selected for the program spend two full … Last updated October 10, 2022

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