Freelance Fellowship

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 whistleblowers, business ethics or privacy issues will be given priority. It is intended to support work that will be primarily be published in the U.S. and in outlets where the primary audience will be at least a part of the American public.

Opportunity offered by:

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…
Opportunity type


Location(s) where available

United States (all)

Minimum grant amount (USD)


Maximum grant amount (USD)


Areas of focus

Data Journalism
General Funding
Investigative Journalism

Application deadline:
August 29, 2022
This is a recurring opportunity