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

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Grants

Grant from Sisters of Mercy North Carolina

The Foundation provides grants to tax-exempt health care, educational and social service organizations which meet its criteria and effectively assist women, children, those who are elderly and those who are … Last updated June 30, 2022

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

Connected Coastlines Grants

Grant up to $8,000 from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is seeking applications from journalists who want to report stories as part of Connected Coastlines, a nationwide climate reporting initiative in U.S. coastal states. Started in 2019, … Last updated June 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: July 9, 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 June 30, 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

| Applications open | Deadline: July 14, 2022 | Recurring

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

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 June 18, 2022

FIJ Regular and Expedited Grants

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

FIJ provides three types of grants: Regular grants: FIJ reviews proposals three to four times a year for grants up to $10,000. Expedited grants: In rare cases, we provide expedited … Last updated June 18, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 7, 2022 | Recurring

Inasmuch Foundation Grants

Grant from Inasmuch Foundation

Inasmuch Foundation administers an open request cycle each spring and fall for all focus areas: Journalism, Education, Human Services and Community. The foundation’s summer cycle is invitation only. The foundation … Last updated June 18, 2022

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Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship

Fellowship from Council on Foreign Relations

Launched in 1949, the Edward R. Murrow Press Fellowship seeks to promote the quality of responsible and discerning journalism that exemplified the work of Edward R. Murrow. One CFR resident … Last updated June 18, 2022

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Coronavirus Storytelling Project

Grant/Stipend up to $500 from Oklahoma Watch

“The Coronavirus Storytelling Project provides a unique opportunity to both increase coverage of the COVID-19 crisis, and directly support individuals furloughed or laid-off,” -Robert J. Ross, CEO of Inasmuch Foundation … Last updated June 18, 2022

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Craig Newmark Philanthropies Grants

Grant from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Craig Newmark Philanthropies supports public charities in good standing described under Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1) or (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, that further our priorities … Last updated June 18, 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

American Journalism Project Grants

American Journalism Project

Grant/Stipend up to $1,000,000 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 3, 2022

Global Reporting Grants

Grant 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 June 3, 2022

AI Accountability Fellowships

Fellowship up to $20,000 from Pulitzer Center

The eight-months-long Fellowship will provide journalists up to $20,000 to pursue their reporting project. The funds can be used to pay for records requests, travel expenses, data analysis, and stipends. … Last updated June 3, 2022

Bringing Stories Home: Local Reporting Grants

Grant 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 June 3, 2022

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Data Journalism Grants

Grant 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 June 3, 2022

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Machine Learning Reporting Grants

Grant 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 June 3, 2022

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Gender Equality Grants

Grant 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 June 3, 2022

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Taken: Civil Asset Forfeiture Grants

Project 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 June 3, 2022

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Press Freedom Incentive Fund

Grant up to $4,000 from PEN America

PEN America’s Press Freedom Incentive Fund is designed to support PEN America Members, writers, and activists to mobilize their local communities around press freedom, helping to strengthen the national constituency behind this … Last updated June 3, 2022