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

Taken: Civil Asset Forfeiture Grants

Project, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

Taken is a collaborative, investigative reporting effort supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, that mobilizes regional investigative newsrooms in America’s heartland to scrutinize property seizures by law enforcement and … Last updated September 24, 2022

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Threats to Democracy in the U.S.

Grant, Rolling from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is seeking proposals for enterprise stories that focus on threats to democratic institutions in the United States. Topics can include, but are not limited to, voting suppression; … Last updated September 24, 2022

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COVID-19, Vaccines, and Global Health Inequities

Fellowship from Pulitzer Center

COVID-19 laid bare what was clear to many already: With some exceptions, health systems around the world are woefully underresourced or inaccessible to many who aren’t wealthy.  COVID-19 spread rapidly … Last updated September 24, 2022

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Connected Coastlines Grants

Grant, Rolling up to $8,000 from Pulitzer Center

The Pulitzer Center is seeking applications from journalists who want to report stories as part of Connected Coastlines, a nationwide climate reporting initiative in U.S. coastal states. Started in 2019, … Last updated September 24, 2022

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Student Innovation Fellowships

Fellowship from Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

A Mizzou journalism student placed with a news organization to work 30-40 hours per week in a summer innovation fellowship. These fellowships are being sponsored by RJI’s Palmer Innovation Endowment … Last updated September 5, 2022

Information and Elections in the Digital Era

Training from Knight Center Journalism Courses

While the digital era has presented opportunities for enhancing freedom of expression, social media also poses new challenges.  The spread of disinformation and misinformation online, intimidation and harassment (particularly against … Last updated September 5, 2022

Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation Grants

Grant from Sisters of Mercy North Carolina

The Foundation provides grants to tax-exempt health care, educational and social service organizations which meet its criteria and effectively assist women, children, those who are elderly and those who are … Last updated September 5, 2022

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Civic Engagement Open Inquiry

Grant, Rolling up to $150 from Rita Allen Foundation

For this submission period, the Foundation is seeking letters proposing innovative, early-stage work that advances civic science approaches and knowledge. Inquiries may address issues and challenges such as emerging science … Last updated September 5, 2022

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EWA Reporting Micro-Fellowships: Up to $5,000 for Ambitious News Projects on Education

Fellowship up to $5,000 from Education Writers Association

The Education Writers Association is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its 15th class of EWA Reporting Fellows. These micro-fellowships provide financial awards to journalists to undertake ambitious, enterprise … Last updated August 31, 2022

Julian Bond Fellowship Program

Fellowship from Facing South at The Institute for Southern Studies

The Julian Bond Fellowship program is a new initiative to promote emerging voices in Southern media and support early-career journalists and researchers seeking innovative approaches to promoting equity and democracy … Last updated August 30, 2022

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Magnum Foundation Fellowship

Fellowship up to $6,000 from Magnum Foundation

The Magnum Foundation Fellowship offers mentorship and stipends to early-career practitioners who are at a critical moment in their development as photographers. This fellowship is designed for New York City-based … Last updated August 30, 2022

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Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program

Fellowship from Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism

The Ravitch Fiscal Reporting Program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at the City University of New York  provides advanced training in state and local fiscal issues through … Last updated August 30, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: December 31, 2022 | Recurring

Reporters Committee Legal Fellowship

Fellowship up to $65,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

This Legal Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that focuses on First Amendment issues, primarily involving libel, invasion of privacy, and protection of confidential sources and materials. The salary for this … Last updated August 30, 2022

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NBCU News Group Race Equity in Journalism Legal Fellowship

up to $65,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

This position has been filled for the 2022-2023 fellowship year. This one-year legal fellowship expands the Reporters Committee’s capacity to better identify, support, and address the legal needs of journalists … Last updated August 30, 2022

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Jack Nelson–Dow Jones Foundation Legal Fellowship

Fellowship up to $65,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Jack Nelson–Dow Jones Foundation Legal Fellowship for a recent law school graduate honors Reporters Committee founder Jack Nelson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter who for many years was Washington bureau … Last updated August 30, 2022

Ted Scripps Fellowships in Environmental Journalism

Fellowship, Training from University of Colorado Boulder Center for Environmental Journalism

re you a journalist ready to take your career to the next level? Come spend a year at the University of Colorado as a Ted Scripps Fellow. You’ll deepen your … Last updated August 27, 2022

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

Walton Family Foundation Grants

Grant, Rolling 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 August 27, 2022

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MacArthur Foundation Journalism and Media Grants

Grant from John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

The Journalism and Media program seeks to promote and amplify just and inclusive news and narratives, based on the belief that accurate and compelling media plays an important role in … Last updated August 27, 2022

The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation Grants

Grant, Rolling from The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation

The Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications. An organization may contact PCLB at any time to discuss the possibility of applying for funds. Prior to making an inquiry, please … Last updated August 27, 2022

Santa Fe Community Fund 2022 Fall Grant Cycle

Grant from Santa Fe Community Foundation

The Santa Fe Community Foundation welcomes grant proposals from organizations in its funding region (Mora, San Miguel, Rio Arriba, and Santa Fe counties) that are engaged in direct service, policy … Last updated August 27, 2022