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 Fund for Black Journalism

Grant/Stipend from Local Media Association / Local Media Foundation

Black newspapers urgently need funding to provide the kind of leadership and good information readers seek in this moment. The Fund for Black Journalism aims to gather and apply funding … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships


The School of Communication offers prestigious merit-based fellowships in partnership with leading Washington, DC-based organizations. These fellowships allow you to gain professional experience while completing your graduate program. Each fellowship provides varying … Last updated June 3, 2022

Digital Tools to Support Journalists Fund

Grant up to $10,000 from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

Focus: Access to Information, Transparency, Story Amplification, Audience Engagement, Countering Disinformation, Digital SecurityGrants of up to $10,000 each are available for projects to elevate reliable coverage such as data visualizations, … Last updated June 3, 2022

Community Progress Fund

Grant up to $30,000 from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

Sometimes, a local organization, idea, issue or project needs that extra boost at just the right time to continue to make progress toward an end goal. The Community Progress Fund … Last updated June 3, 2022

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American Journalism Project Grants


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 2, 2022

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SEJ’s Story Grants on U.S. Public Lands

Grant up to $5,000 from Society of Environmental Journalists

May 16, 2022 (11:59 p.m. ET) is the deadline for proposals to SEJ’s Fund for Environmental Journalism (FEJ) for grants up to $5,000 for stipends and expenses such as travel, multimedia … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Press Freedom Accountability Project

Project up to $5,000 from News Leaders’ Association

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), in collaboration with the News Leaders Association (NLA), launched the U.S. Press Freedom Accountability Project in light of the unprecedented attacks on journalists around … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Renaissance Journalism Grants and Fellowships

Fellowship, Grant from Renaissance Journalism

Grants Renaissance Journalism offers a limited number of grants in support of its initiatives designed to promote equity and social justice through improved journalism and storytelling. Renaissance Journalism accepts applications … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing

Fellowship from Society of Professional Journalists

The Eugene C. Pulliam Fellowship was established to enable a mid-career editorial writer or columnist to have time away from daily responsibilities for study and research. The cash award allows … Last updated May 22, 2022

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The UC Berkeley – 11th Hour Food and Farming Journalism Fellowship


The UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism offers ten $10,000 journalism fellowship per year.  Aimed at early and mid career journalists, the fellowship presents an opportunity to report ambitious long form print … Last updated May 22, 2022

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Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists

Grant from International Women’s Media Foundation

Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices. The Howard G. Buffett Fund … Last updated May 22, 2022

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Racial Equity in Journalism Fund

Grant from Borealis Philanthropy

The Racial Equity in Journalism Fund seeks to strengthen the capacity and sustainability of news organizations led by people of color and partners in equity to increase civic engagement for … Last updated May 21, 2022

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Reporters Without Borders News Outlet and Individual Support

Grant from Reporters Without Borders

The Assistance Desk of Reporters Without Borders (RSF) provides financial and administrative assistance to professional journalists and citizen-journalists who have been the victims of reprisals because of their reporting. Helping … Last updated May 14, 2022

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Arthur F. Burns Fellowship

Fellowship up to $5,200

ICFJ’s longest-running program, the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship provides talented young U.S., German and Canadian journalists the opportunity to live and work in each other’s country. This highly personalized and practical … Last updated May 7, 2022

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R Bootcamp Scholarship

Grant up to $370 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend R & R Studio Bootcamps. … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Python Bootcamp Scholarship

Grant up to $370 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

The scholarship provides assistance to attend Python Bootcamps. … Last updated May 7, 2022

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National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowships

Fellowship up to $2,000 from Association of Health Care Journalists

The National Science-Health-Environment Reporting Fellowships are intended to support early-career journalists who are pursuing – or have a strong interest in pursuing – careers reporting on science, health or environmental … Last updated May 5, 2022

The Google News Initiative Fellowship

Fellowship up to $7,000 from Google News Initiative

The Google News Initiative, in partnership with the National Newspapers Publishers Association, the National Association of Hispanic Publishers, the Native American Journalists Association and the Association of Alternative Newsmedia, has launched the Google News Initiative … Last updated April 27, 2022

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USC Annenberg California Fellowship

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

Each year, USC Annenberg offers an all-expenses-paid Fellowship for California-based journalists and journalists based elsewhere who contribute primarily to California news outlets. The 2022 California Fellowship will be held April 18-22, 2022. The fellowship programs … Last updated April 21, 2022

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The Maynard 200 Fellowship: Empowering Journalists of Color


One of the Maynard Institute’s core programs, the Maynard 200 Fellowship provides advanced training and mentorship to mid-career journalists of color for promoting their career growth and expanded leadership roles. … Last updated April 21, 2022

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