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

GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Grants

Grant from The North Carolina GlaxoSmithKline Foundation

The Foundation provides grants of $25,000 and above to organizations working to help meet the educational and health needs of today’s society and future generations. … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 1, 2023 | Recurring

Residential Fellowship

Fellowship from Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Residential fellowships are designed for individuals who want to collaborate with RJI staff, students and faculty on-site at our institute in Columbia, Missouri. Residential fellows spend eight months on campus … Last updated October 30, 2022

Nonresidential Fellowship

Fellowship up to $20,000 from Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Nonresidential fellowships can tackle something you are interested in pursuing on your own or something that could benefit a current employer. You do not need to live in Columbia but … Last updated October 30, 2022

Institutional Fellowship

Fellowship from Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Institutional fellowships are designed to unlock some of the thoughtful, meaningful ideas in your newsroom or company that for various reasons haven’t been able to be explored yet. RJI will … Last updated October 30, 2022

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 October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: April 12, 2023

Level I Funding

Grant up to $20,000 from National Geographic Society

Embark on a new era of exploration Who should apply If you have not yet received a grant from the National Geographic Society, are working to establish yourself further in … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: April 12, 2023

Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship from National Press Foundation

For more than 30 years, the Paul Miller Washington Reporting Fellowship has introduced promising young(ish) D.C. reporters to the city they’re assigned to cover. In monthly sessions, fellows learn how … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 5, 2022 | Recurring

Rapid Response Fund

Grant up to $25,000 from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

The rapid response fund provides short-term, time-sensitive support in communities that have experienced a critical condition that affects racial equity in education. Preventing and Repairing Harm: Healing Learning Communities Through … Last updated October 30, 2022

Event Sponsorship Fund

Sponsorship from Nellie Mae Education Foundation

New England-based schools and organizations that are working to advance racial equity and/or equitable, student-centered practices in public, K-12 education may apply to the Nellie Mae Education Foundation’s event sponsorship fund. Average … Last updated October 30, 2022

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ZSR Fellowship

Fellowship up to $46,000 from Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation

The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation offers one two-year, full-time, paid fellowship (beginning July 1st) to an individual who demonstrates an interest in philanthropy, public policy, community service and/or the nonprofit … Last updated October 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 11, 2023 | Recurring

Arthur F. Burns Fellowship

Fellowship from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

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 October 30, 2022

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California Health Equity Impact Fund

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

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Health Equity Impact Fund is designed for journalists who think big and want to make a difference by bringing untold stories to light … Last updated October 30, 2022

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Press Freedom Incentive Fund

Grant up to $4,000 from PEN America

PEN America’s Press Freedom Incentive Fund is designed to support PEN America Members, writers, and activists to mobilize their local communities around press freedom, helping to strengthen the national constituency behind this … Last updated October 30, 2022

Science Misinformation: Journalism in the Age of Truth Decay

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is eager to support timely, in-depth journalism projects that tackle science denial and the spread of science misinformation and disinformation for its new Truth Decay grant initiative. This … Last updated October 17, 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 January 9-13, 2023 in Columbia, Missouri. … Last updated October 17, 2022

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Women’s Leadership Accelerator

Training from Online News Association

The Women’s Leadership Accelerator offers an intensive program of mentoring, discussion and learning from some of the top minds in digital media. Participants work closely with mentors on challenges unique … Last updated October 10, 2022

Rory Peck Training Fund

Rolling, Training from Rory Peck Trust

The Rory Peck Training Fund enables freelance journalists to gain the essential skills and knowledge needed to work in difficult and potentially dangerous situations. Launched in 2000, the Training Fund … Last updated October 10, 2022

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Driehaus Foundation Grants

Grant from Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Opportunity Description Description The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. If, after carefully reading the grantmaking guidelines in the relevant program area, you believe your organization might … Last updated October 10, 2022

The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism

Fellowship up to $15,000 from The Harold W. McGraw, Jr, Center for Business Journalism

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism provides experienced journalists with grants up to $15,000 and the editorial support needed to produce deeply reported enterprise and investigative stories that delve … Last updated October 10, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: March 31, 2023 | Recurring

The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism

Fellowship from The Nieman Foundation

The Abrams Nieman Fellowship for Local Investigative Journalism was created to bolster deeply reported local and regional news stories in underserved communities throughout the United States. Funded by the Abrams Foundation, … Last updated October 10, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: January 31, 2023