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

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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Taylor/Blakeslee Graduate Fellowships

Fellowship from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

The Council for the Advancement of Science Writing offers fellowships of $5,000 to working journalists and students of outstanding ability who have been accepted for enrollment in graduate-level programs in … Last updated May 22, 2022

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

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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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 May 22, 2022

Spencer Education Fellowship

Fellowship from Columbia Journalism School

The Spencer Fellowship offers an extraordinary opportunity for journalists and educators in- and outside of the U.S. to spend an academic year at Columbia University researching and producing journalism about … Last updated May 22, 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 May 22, 2022

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Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues

Fellowship from Heartland Alliance

The Diane Dammeyer Fellowship in Photographic Arts and Social Issues creates a space for a socially engaged photographer or photo-based practitioner to immerse themselves in a Chicago community to produce … Last updated May 21, 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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The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling

Award from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

The Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling, a collaboration between the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), the ONE Campaign, and the Elliott family, honors up-and-coming journalists in Africa … Last updated May 21, 2022

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RIAS Media Awards

Award up to $12,000 from RIAS Berlin Commission

The RIAS Media Prize is intended to help strengthen the diversityof transatlantic dialogue and to deepen interest in GermanAmerican relations. Germany and the USA are each facing newdirections in many … Last updated May 14, 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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National Endowment for Democracy grants for media projects

Grant from International Center for Journalists (ICFJ)

Independent media organizations, civic groups and associations can apply. The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) is seeking proposals for projects that advance democratic goals and strengthen democratic institutions. NED encourages applications from organizations … Last updated May 14, 2022

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The Sigma Awards 2022

Award up to $5,000 from The Sigma Awards

The Sigma Awards is a competition to celebrate the best data journalism from around the world. Striding into its third year, it’s also here to empower, elevate and enlighten the … 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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IRE Journalist of Color Investigative Reporting Fellowship

Fellowship up to $5,500 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a Data Journalism Bootcamp, the NICAR Conference, the IRE Conference and more. The year-long program is intended to prepare and support a journalist of color for a solid career in investigative … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Freelance Fellowship

Fellowship up to $2,500 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides cash awards to assist independent journalists with investigative projects. Created in 2008, the fellowships are awarded for project proposals which demonstrate impact, breadth and significance. Proposals that deal with … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Mike Levine Journalism Education Fund

Fellowship up to $400 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

The fund is underwriting a fellowship for journalists with less than five years of experience to attend the annual IRE Conference in June. … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Gary Marx Scholarship

Grant up to $1,700 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Godfrey Wells Stancill Fellowship

Fellowship up to $1,700 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. … Last updated May 7, 2022

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