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

NM Local News Matching Campaign

Grant up to $4,000 from New Mexico Local News Fund

The New Mexico Local News Fund will be running its second donation-matching campaign in the month of December 2022 to help promote the idea that local news is vital in … Last updated September 30, 2022

Chicago Headline Club Grants for Media Organizations

Grant up to $5,000 from Chicago Headline Club Foundation

The Chicago Headline Club Foundation annually awards two grants to fund internships at non-for-profit print, broadcast or online media organizations in the Chicago area. Applications are assessed by a committee … Last updated September 30, 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 September 29, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 24, 2022 | Recurring

Jennifer Leonard Scholarship

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

Provides assistance to the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. Established by IRE member David Cay Johnston to honor his wife, Jennifer Leonard, the president of the Rochester Area Community Foundation and a … Last updated September 29, 2022

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

IRE Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship up to $5,500 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a Data Journalism Bootcamp, the NICAR Conference, the IRE Conference and more. The year-long program is intended to prepare and support a journalist of color for a solid career in investigative … Last updated September 29, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 6, 2022 | Recurring

Eric B. Sager Scholarships

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

Provides assistance to the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022, the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. Established through an estate gift by the late Eric B. Sager, an IRE member from West Virginia, who … Last updated September 29, 2022

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

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 September 29, 2022

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

David Donald Fellowship for Data Journalism

Fellowship up to $2,700 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a virtual Data Journalism Bootcamp, the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022 or an IRE Educator Bootcamp (March 14-18). The fund is named for the late David Donald, a … Last updated September 29, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 9, 2023 | 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 September 29, 2022

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Solutions Journalism 101 Webinar

Training from Solutions Journalism Network

This Solutions Journalism Network webinar will explore the ins and outs of solutions journalism, talk about why it’s important, explain key steps in reporting a solutions story, and share tips … Last updated September 27, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 11, 2022

Brechner Reporting Fellowship

up to $2,500 from Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information

The Brechner Reporting Fellowship provides opportunities for professional journalists affected by economic distress to earn a $2,500 stipend to produce research papers about contemporary legal issues involved in the gathering … Last updated September 27, 2022

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 September 27, 2022

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AHCJ- National Cancer Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship from Association of Health Care Journalists

AHCJ will select journalists for three days of training Nov. 14-16, 2022, with experts from the National Institutes of Health to increase participants’ understanding of and ability to report accurately on … Last updated September 27, 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 September 24, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 31, 2022 | Recurring

Your Work/Environment

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center, a nonprofit organization that supports independent global journalism, is now accepting applications for a new reporting initiative focused on climate change and its effects on workers and … Last updated September 24, 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 September 24, 2022

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Threats to Democracy in the U.S.

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is seeking proposals for enterprise stories that focus on threats to democratic institutions in the United States. Topics can include, but are not limited to, voting suppression; … Last updated September 24, 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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Connected Coastlines Grants

Grant, Rolling 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 September 24, 2022

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Level II Funding

Grant up to $100,000 from National Geographic Society

Level II Grants are extremely competitive and recipients receive funding up to $100,000. At this funding level, grantees will provide mentorship within the Explorer community, contribute their expertise, and participate … Last updated September 5, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: October 12, 2022