Area of focus: Underrepresented Community(ies)

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TEGNA Foundation

Foundation

The TEGNA Foundation is a corporate foundation sponsored by TEGNA Inc. Through its Community Grant Program, TEGNA Foundation serves the greater good of our communities by supporting nonprofit activities where … Last updated October 31, 2022

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Fund for the Triangle Responsive Grantmaking

Grant up to $10 from Triangle Community Foundation

Overview The Foundation knows that community needs aren’t limited to times when grant cycles have open applications, and that there are many more nonprofits doing important work than we can … Last updated October 31, 2022

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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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ZSR Fellowship

Fellowship up to $46,000 from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation offers one two-year, full-time, paid fellowship (beginning July 1st) to an individual who demonstrates an interest in philanthropy, public policy, community service and/or the nonprofit … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 11, 2023 | Recurring

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Field Foundation Winter Cycle

Grant up to $15,000 from Field Foundation of Illinois

The Field Foundation seeks to change how news production and storytelling reflect Chicago and create a more equitable, connected and inclusive local media ecosystem in which the stories of all … Last updated October 7, 2022

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COVID-19, Vaccines, and Global Health Inequities

Fellowship from Pulitzer Center

COVID-19 laid bare what was clear to many already: With some exceptions, health systems around the world are woefully underresourced or inaccessible to many who aren’t wealthy.  COVID-19 spread rapidly … Last updated September 24, 2022

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MacArthur Foundation Journalism and Media Grants

Grant from John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The Journalism and Media program seeks to promote and amplify just and inclusive news and narratives, based on the belief that accurate and compelling media plays an important role in … Last updated August 27, 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

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Cannon Charitable Interests

Grant, Rolling from The Cannon Foundation

For new and returning organizations, please click here to complete the Inquiry Form.  Once the completed Inquiry Form is received, staff will be in touch within 30 days. The system is not … Last updated July 19, 2022

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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

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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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FIJ Emergency Grant: Threats to Democracy in the U.S.

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

he Fund for Investigative Journalism today launched an emergency grant program for stories on threats to democracy in the United States.   Emergency grants are available for investigative stories that break … Last updated July 19, 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

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Walton Family Foundation Grants

Grant, Rolling 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 August 27, 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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