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

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 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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COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists

Grant up to $8,000 from National Geographic Society

As COVID-19 continues to evolve and impact communities around the globe, the National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Brechner Reporting Fellowship

up to $2,500 from Joseph L. Brechner Center for Freedom of Information

The Brechner Reporting Fellowship provides opportunities for professional journalists affected by economic distress to earn a $2,500 stipend to produce research papers about contemporary legal issues involved in the gathering … Last updated June 2, 2022

American Journalism Project Grants

Grant from American Journalism Project

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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AHCJ-CDC Health Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from Association of Health Care Journalists

AHCJ has teamed up with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with the support of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust, for this virtual program for … 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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The Alexia Grants

Grant up to $20,000 from The Alexia Foundation

The Alexia awards grants to student and professional visual journalists to help them produce projects that inspire change by addressing topics that are socially significant. See rules below for details … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Knight Foundation Funding


The Knight Foundation seeks innovative ideas that advance informed and engaged communities. To apply for funding, please submit a brief letter of inquiry. … Last updated June 2, 2022

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One World Media Awards

Award from One World Media Trust

Across 15 categories, the awards celebrate and recognize the best media coverage of the global south; stories that break through stereotypes, change the narrative and connect people across cultures. The … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Rory Peck Trust Assistance Grants

Grant from Rory Peck Trust

Telling the stories the world needs to hear can come at great personal risk to freelance journalists many of whom have been seriously injured, threatened, imprisoned, detained, forced into exile, … Last updated June 2, 2022

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NMV’s Continuous Investment Cycle

Grant from New Media Ventures

New Media Ventures funds for-profit companies and nonprofit organizations building progressive power. NMV’s primary focus areas are media & narrative, organizing & advocacy, and elections & civic engagement. … 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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Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from The Fund for American Studies

The Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program supports a rising generation of serious and enterprising journalists. This prestigious, year-long program allows writers early in their careers to pursue projects they otherwise … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Type Media Center Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship from Type Media Center

The Journalism Fellowship Program at Type Media Center is a multi-year fellowship that allows emerging and established journalists to write on complex social and political issues. The fellows form a … 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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ICFJ Knight Fellowships

Fellowship from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

The International Center for Journalists offers two types of opportunities for an ICFJ Knight Fellowship: Candidates may either propose a Fellowship or apply to a Fellowship opening. No opportunities are … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Walton Family Foundation Grants

Grant from Walton Family Foundation

The foundation’s steady approach to grantmaking focuses on making an impact to improve lives today that lasts to benefit future generations. The belief in what’s possible drives an ongoing and … Last updated June 2, 2022

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Health and Wellbeing Grants

Grant from Santa Fe Community Foundation

The Health & Wellbeing grants cycle takes place in the spring each year, in conjunction with the Community Health Funders Alliance. The 2022 spring grants cycle RFP opens April 1, … Last updated June 2, 2022

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