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 | View opportunities with applications accepted on a rolling basis

The Rosalynn Carter Fellowships for Mental Health Journalism

Fellowship from The Carter Center

Every year, eight U.S. journalists are selected and awarded stipends of $10,000 each to cover fellowship project expenses. Selected international journalists are awarded a comparable stipend. If you apply as … Last updated April 21, 2022

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Mary G. Hager Memorial Grant

Grant from Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

Mary Hager was the very first member of IJNR’s Board of Trustees, and served until her death in 2020. Mary was a versatile freelance writer who retired from Newsweek magazine … Last updated April 17, 2022

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The KSJ Fellowship Program

Fellowship from The Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Every year, the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT offers academic-year fellowships to 10 science journalists, to give them an opportunity to explore science, technology, and the craft of journalism; … Last updated April 16, 2022

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RTDNF Fellowships

Fellowship from Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF)

Since 1970, RTDNF has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships and fellowships to more than 500 young journalists as part of its mission as the educational arm of RTDNA. Recipients … Last updated April 13, 2022

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Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from Stand Together Fellowships

The year-long Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship is for early-career journalists who are aspiring future leaders in the industry. As a finalist for the fellowship, you’ll have the opportunity to … Last updated April 6, 2022

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The CatchLight Global Fellowship Program

Fellowship up to $30,000 from CatchLight

Opportunity Description Description A CatchLight Leadership Fellowship serves as a form of incubator for innovative leaders working in visual storytelling. It is a space to receive financial support, unlock individual … Last updated April 4, 2022

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Community Foundation for Mississippi Grants

Grant from Community Foundation for Mississippi

The Community Foundation for Mississippi awarded grants of $3.5 million in its last fiscal year, most of which came from its restricted funds. Restricted funds include designated, donor advised, field … Last updated April 4, 2022

Light Work Grants in Photography

Grant up to $3 from Light Work

Light Work is pleased to announce the 2021 Light Work Grants in Photography competition. Light Work began offering grants to CNY artists in 1975 to encourage the production of new … Last updated April 4, 2022

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Economic Mobility focused on needs of community

Grant from Bank of America

Affordable HousingThe current environment has underscored the importance of safe, decent housing for an individual’s overall well-being, including health, educational success and future employment opportunities. Yet for many, access to … Last updated April 4, 2022

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The Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Grant

Grant up to $8,805 from Association Pierre et Alexandra Boulat

In order to to assist photojournalists struggling with the economic hardships associated with this profession, the Association is promoting an annual Grant of 8,000 euros, endowed for the sixth year … Last updated April 4, 2022

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The W. Eugene Smith Grant

Fellowship, Grant up to $45,000 from W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund

The W. Eugene Smith Grant is presented annually to a photographer whose past work and proposed project, as judged by a panel of experts, follows the tradition of W. Eugene … Last updated April 4, 2022

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EWA Reporting Fellowships

Fellowship up to $10,000 from Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its next class of EWA Reporting Fellows, in support of enterprising news coverage of education. The fellowships provide … Last updated March 27, 2022

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SJN Local Media Project

Grant from Solutions Journalism Network

The Local Media Project (LMP) is a five-year effort (launched in 2019) to establish solutions journalism-oriented collaboratives — groups of newsrooms and other civic institutions that together build trust in … Last updated March 27, 2022

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2022 National Fellowship

Fellowship up to $10,000 from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2022 National Fellowship helps journalists, and their newsrooms, report deeply and authoritatively on the health, welfare and well-being of children, youth, families and … Last updated March 21, 2022

The Richard C. Longworth Media Fellowships

Fellowship up to $10,000 from Pulitzer Center

This grant, a collaboration with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, aims to promote international reporting by Chicago and Midwestern journalists. We are now taking applications for the 2022-23 Longworth … Last updated March 18, 2022

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Persephone Miel Fellowships

Fellowship up to $5,000 from Pulitzer Center

The Persephone Miel Fellowship is overseen by the Pulitzer Center and was launched in partnership with Internews, a media development nonprofit. The fellowship benefits journalists with limited access to other … Last updated March 18, 2022

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