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

James Richard Bennett Scholarship

Fellowship 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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Napoli Management Group TV Scholarship

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

Provides assistance to attend the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. Established by the Napoli Management Group to assist aspiring early-career watchdog journalists, who would not have the financial means, in receiving training at … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Eric B. Sager Scholarships

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

Provides assistance to the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022, the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. Established through an estate gift by the late Eric B. Sager, an IRE member from West Virginia, who … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Diversity Fellowships

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

Provides assistance to the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022 and to the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. The Diversity Fellowships are funded by the Philip L. Graham Fund, the IRE … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Jennifer Leonard Scholarship

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

Provides assistance to the IRE Conference, June 23-26, 2022. Established by IRE member David Cay Johnston to honor his wife, Jennifer Leonard, the president of the Rochester Area Community Foundation and a … Last updated May 7, 2022

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David Donald Fellowship for Data Journalism

Fellowship up to $2,700 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a virtual Data Journalism Bootcamp, the NICAR Conference, March 3-6, 2022 or an IRE Educator Bootcamp (March 14-18). The fund is named for the late David Donald, a … 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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Educator of Color Scholarships

Fellowship up to $870 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a Data Bootcamp for Educators. The bootcamps will take place in 2022: July 11-15 (virtual); July 25-29 (Loyola University Water Tower Campus); August 1-5 (virtual).  Funded by the Lumina Foundation and Syracuse … Last updated May 7, 2022

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R-CAR Fellowship

Fellowship up to $1,670 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend a Data Journalism Bootcamp taking place August 8-12, 2022 in Columbia, Missouri. Established by IRE member Daniel Gilbert, this fellowship is for reporters at small news organizations pursuing … Last updated May 7, 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 August 8-12,2022 in Columbia, Missouri. … Last updated May 7, 2022

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Holly Whisehunt Stephen Fellowship

Fellowship up to $2,000 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Provides assistance to attend an in-person Data Journalism Bootcamp taking place August 8-12, 2022 in Columbia, Missouri. … Last updated May 7, 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 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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NIHCM Journalism Grants

Grant up to $1,000,000 from The National Institute for Health Care Management

NIHCM Foundation supports timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access. … Last updated April 27, 2022

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SPJ Foundation Grants

Grant from Society of Professional Journalists

Society of Professional Journalists Foundation grants primarily support SPJ and also provide support to organizations and causes that further our mission. Grant requests are first reviewed by the Foundation Grants … Last updated April 27, 2022

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USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship

Fellowship from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

The 2021 Center for Health Journalism Data Fellowship is designed for skilled journalists who want to learn to mine data sources to reveal key insights essential to high-impact journalism.  The program … Last updated April 27, 2022

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Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems

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

The USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism launched a new Impact Fund for Reporting on Health Equity and Health Systems in 2022.  This fund provided reporting grants of $2,000-$10,000 and five … Last updated April 27, 2022

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Report for America Host Newsroom Application

Grant up to $25,000 from The GroundTruth Project

Report for America draws on successes of national and community service movements, as well as recent innovations in local news. An initiative of the nonprofit media organization The GroundTruth Project, it … Last updated April 24, 2022

| Applications open | Deadline: September 1, 2022 | Recurring