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

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 new ground and expose wrongdoing in the public or private sectors related to threats to democracy. These can include, for example, investigative stories on barriers to voting, voter suppression, misinformation, political influence in election systems, efforts to undermine the rule of law and other issues. Like all stories supported by the Fund, these stories must be unbiased and nonpartisan, and they must adhere to the highest journalistic standards.

Opportunity offered by:

Fund for Investigative Journalism

The Fund for Investigative Journalism provides grants and other support to independent journalists and news organizations to produce high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories that have an impact. It provides support…
Opportunity type


Areas of focus

First Amendment
General Funding
Underrepresented Community(ies)

Applications accepted starting:
May 19, 2022
Application deadline:
January 1, 2024