Opportunities

Opportunities may be grants, stipends, fellowships, free or subsidized training, or in-kind services in support of local journalism efforts. View opportunities with applications open now

Report for America Host Newsroom Application

Grant up to $25,000 from The GroundTruth Project

Report for America draws on successes of national and community service movements, as well as recent innovations in local news. An initiative of the nonprofit media organization The GroundTruth Project, it … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 3, 2022 | Recurring

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grants

Grant from The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

The Foundation provides grants of $25,000 and above to organizations working to help meet the educational and health needs of today’s society and future generations. … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 1, 2022 | Recurring

NIHCM Journalism Grants

Grant up to $1,000,000 from The National Institute for Health Care Management

NIHCM Foundation supports timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access. … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 28, 2022 | Recurring

Media Law School

Training from University of South Carolina School of Law

The Media Law School, hosted by the University of South Carolina School of Law and College of Information and Communications, and sponsored by the American Board of Trial Advocates, provides selected journalists with the … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 5, 2022 | Recurring

Mebane Foundation Grants

Grant from Mebane Foundation

The Foundation asks that you first complete a phone interview with its president. At that time it will be able to let you know whether your proposal generally meets the Foundation’s objectives … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 1, 2023 | Recurring

Knight Foundation Funding

Grant, Rolling

The Knight Foundation seeks innovative ideas that advance informed and engaged communities. To apply for funding, please submit a brief letter of inquiry. … Last updated July 30, 2022

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Freelance Fellowship

Fellowship up to $2,500 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides cash awards to assist independent journalists with investigative projects. Created in 2008, the fellowships are awarded for project proposals which demonstrate impact, breadth and significance. Proposals that deal with … Last updated July 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: August 29, 2022 | Recurring

Educator of Color Scholarships

Fellowship, Rolling 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 July 29, 2022

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The Science Fund for Investigative Reporting

Fund, Rolling from Science Magazine

Science has a long history of investigative journalism, from a pioneering look at the shaky science of dietary fat to a recent exposé on predatory publishers and a data-driven study of who illegally downloads scientific papers. Thanks … Last updated July 19, 2022

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Global Reporting Grants

Grant, Rolling up to $10,000 from Pulitzer Center

Applicants must include in their proposal letters of commitment from news outlets with significant reach to publish or broadcast their work, and we look favorably on applications for reporting that will appear in … Last updated July 19, 2022

Bringing Stories Home: Local Reporting Grants

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

Bringing Stories Home is the Pulitzer Center’s initiative designed to help local U.S. newsrooms cover the big, underreported stories that affect us all—and through education and other outreach promote the … Last updated July 19, 2022

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Data Journalism Grants

Grant, Rolling up to $20,000 from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight underreported issues. This opportunity is open … Last updated July 19, 2022

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Gender Equality Grants

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for investigative data-driven projects on issues related to gender equality and the empowerment … Last updated July 19, 2022

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Machine Learning Reporting Grants

Grant, Rolling up to $25,000 from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center encourages proposals that use advanced data mining techniques, such as machine learning and natural language processing, to solve a data or reporting problem related to a journalistic … Last updated July 19, 2022

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Taken: Civil Asset Forfeiture Grants

Project, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

Taken is a collaborative, investigative reporting effort supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, that mobilizes regional investigative newsrooms in America’s heartland to scrutinize property seizures by law enforcement and … Last updated July 19, 2022

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News Revenue Hub Accelerator

Membership, Rolling from News Revenue Hub

The News Revenue Hub helps digital newsrooms develop top-to-bottom loyalty strategies that build lasting relationships with news consumers — inspiring trust, engagement and long-term financial support. Custom-built News Revenue Engine contributions management … Last updated July 19, 2022

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Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation Grants

Grant, Rolling up to $50,000 from Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation

Where The Foundation Works The Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation funds across the South, but given the region’s size and complexity, it focuses the majority of our efforts in priority places where … Last updated July 19, 2022

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United States Journalism Emergency Fund Application

Emergency Fund from International Women’s Media Foundation

This is an application for the United States Journalism Emergency Fund, created by the International Women’s Media Foundation in partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies. To qualify for this Fund, you … Last updated July 19, 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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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