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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

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Online News Association

Professional Association

The Online News Association is the world’s largest digital journalism association. Membership includes journalists, technologists, executives, students, educators and other digital media professionals. ONA’s mission is to inspire and support … Last updated June 29, 2022

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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

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Walton Family Foundation Grants

Grant from Walton Family Foundation

The foundation’s steady approach to grantmaking focuses on making an impact to improve lives today that lasts to benefit future generations. The belief in what’s possible drives an ongoing and … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Press Freedom Accountability Project

Project up to $5,000 from News Leaders’ Association

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), in collaboration with the News Leaders Association (NLA), launched the U.S. Press Freedom Accountability Project in light of the unprecedented attacks on journalists around … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Racial Equity in Journalism Fund

Grant from Borealis Philanthropy

The Racial Equity in Journalism Fund seeks to strengthen the capacity and sustainability of news organizations led by people of color and partners in equity to increase civic engagement for … Last updated May 21, 2022

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The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Award from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling, a collaboration between the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott family, honors up-and-coming journalists in Africa … Last updated May 21, 2022

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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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National Endowment for Democracy grants for media projects

Grant from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking proposals for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED encourages applications from organizations … Last updated May 14, 2022

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Diversity Fellowships

Fellowship up to $1,700 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022 and to the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. The Diversity Fellowships are funded by the Philip L. Graham Fund, the IRE … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Educator of Color Scholarships

Fellowship up to $870 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a Data Bootcamp for Educators. The bootcamps will take place in 2022: July 11-15 (virtual); July 25-29 (Loyola University Water Tower Campus); August 1-5 (virtual).  Funded by the Lumina Foundation and Syracuse … Last updated May 7, 2022

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R-CAR Fellowship

Fellowship up to $1,670 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a Data Journalism Bootcamp taking place August 8-12, 2022 in Columbia, Missouri. Established by IRE member Daniel Gilbert, this fellowship is for reporters at small news organizations pursuing … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Ottaway Fellowships

Fellowship up to $2,170 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend the in-person Data Journalism Bootcamp taking place August 8-12,2022 in Columbia, Missouri. … Last updated May 7, 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 May 7, 2022

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SEJ’s Story Grants on U.S. Public Lands

Grant up to $5,000 from Society of Environmental Journalists

May 16, 2022 (11:59 p.m. ET) is the deadline for proposals to SEJ’s Fund for Environmental Journalism (FEJ) for grants up to $5,000 for stipends and expenses such as travel, multimedia … Last updated June 2, 2022

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American Journalism Project Grants

Grant from American Journalism Project

The American Journalism Project began making grants to local news organizations in 2019, focusing our investments on business and operational capacity so that nonprofit local news organizations can build sustainable … Last updated June 2, 2022

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The Google News Initiative Fellowship

Fellowship up to $7,000 from Google News Initiative

The Google News Initiative, in partnership with the National Newspapers Publishers Association, the National Association of Hispanic Publishers, the Native American Journalists Association and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, has launched the Google News Initiative … Last updated April 27, 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 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 April 24, 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 June 3, 2022

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