Investigative Reporters & Editors

The mission of Investigative Reporters and Editors is to foster excellence in investigative journalism, which is essential to a free society. IRE accomplishes this by:

  • Providing training, resources and a community of support to investigative journalists.
  • Promoting high professional standards.
  • Protecting the rights of investigative journalists.
  • Ensuring the future of IRE

Current opportunities from this funder:

Gary Marx Scholarship

Established by long-time IRE member David Jackson who established the Gary Marx Journalism Fund to honor a trusted Chicago Tribune colleague, Gary Marx, and hopefully to inspire the new generation of investigative...

Godfrey Wells Stancill Fellowship

Provides assistance to the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022.

Eric B. Sager Scholarships

Established through an estate gift by the late Eric B. Sager, an IRE member from West Virginia, who worked mainly in trade publications.

Educator of Color Scholarships

Funded by the Lumina Foundation and Syracuse University to provide data training for college journalism educators to receive hands-on training as well as assistance with syllabus creation and teaching skills.

David Dietz Fellowship

Established in 2011 for the late David Dietz, an award-winning journalist and a past president of IRE. The fellowship supports early career journalists who have a demonstrated interest in financial investigative...

Funder address

141 Neff Annex, Missouri School of Journalism Columbia, MO 65211
Funder type


Areas of focus

General Funding
Investigative Journalism