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

Doris O’Donnell Innovations in Investigative Journalism Fellowship

Fellowship up to $20,000 from Point Park University

The Center for Media Innovation at Point Park University is excited to announce the return of its $20,000 Doris O’Donnell Innovations in Investigative Journalism Fellowship. This marks the third year … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Indigenous Reporting Grant

Grant from Institute for Journalism & Natural Resources

Across North America, Indigenous communities are often intimately involved in complex natural resource issues. Whether it’s addressing the realities of sea level rise, fighting to protect water quality and quantity, … Last updated June 3, 2022

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David Dietz Fellowship

Fellowship up to $1,738 from Investigative Reporters & Editors

Established in 2011 for the late David Dietz, an award-winning journalist and a past president of IRE. The fellowship supports early career journalists who have a demonstrated interest in financial investigative … Last updated June 3, 2022

F.M. Kirby Grants

Grant from F.M. Kirby Foundation

The Foundation has no required application format, but believes that a solicitation includes: a report on the use of previous grants received from the F. M. Kirby Foundation (applicable to … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Virtual Newsroom

Grant up to $12,500 from FIRE Newsroom

Note from FIRE’s director: On a rolling-deadlines basis, FIRE is now accepting applications for customized contract-related legal assistance from two veteran media attorneys. For a new round of grants of up to $12,500, we … Last updated June 3, 2022

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2022 CatchLight Local California Fellowship

Fellowship up to $60,000 from CatchLight

CatchLight is expanding its collaborative model of visual journalism to California. This initiative will build a new model for visual journalism, advance representation, and serve communities throughout the state. CatchLight is … Last updated June 3, 2022

Photography and Social Justice Fellowship

Fellowship up to $4,000 from Magnum Foundation

Magnum Foundation’s Photography and Social Justice Program expands diversity and creativity in the field of documentary photography through capacity-building and critical explorations of photography and social change. The program supports … Last updated June 3, 2022

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The Arab Documentary Photography Program

Fellowship up to $5,000 from Magnum Foundation

The Arab Documentary Photography Program (ADPP) is a program jointly funded by the Prince Claus Fund (PCF) and The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), to amplify creative approaches … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Inge Morath Award

Grant up to $7 from Magnum Foundation

The Inge Morath Award is given annually, by the members of Magnum Photos, to a woman photographer under 30 years of age to support the completion of a long-term documentary … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Magnum Foundation Fund

Grant up to $1,500 from Magnum Foundation

Each year, a changing international committee of nominators invite photographers to submit proposals for consideration, which are then selected by an expert committee. Selected projects are those that explore new … Last updated June 3, 2022

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The Fund for Local Journalism

Grant/Stipend up to $5,000 from Local Media Association / Local Media Foundation

The Fund for Local Journalism supports local investigative reporting projects that provide an important public service in communities across North America. Investigative reporting is an essential part of a healthy and … Last updated June 3, 2022

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The Fund for Black Journalism

Grant/Stipend from Local Media Association / Local Media Foundation

Black newspapers urgently need funding to provide the kind of leadership and good information readers seek in this moment. The Fund for Black Journalism aims to gather and apply funding … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting

Award up to $3,000 from Council for the Advancement of Science Writing

CASW established the Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting in 2000. Given annually, the prize seeks to honor a writer for a body of work published or … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Bloomberg-UNC-Berkeley Business Journalism Diversity Program

Training from UC Berkeley School of Journalism

The Bloomberg Business Journalism Diversity Program is a partnership with the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media and the Graduate School of Journalism at UC, Berkeley that welcomes students who are interested … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Knight Wallace Fellowship (U.S. citizens)

Fellowship from Wallace House at the University of Michigan

The Knight-Wallace Fellowships offer accomplished journalists a unique opportunity: study and collaborative learning at the University of Michigan to deepen knowledge, develop new ideas and address challenges facing the journalism … Last updated June 3, 2022

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E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The E.W. Scripps Legal Fellowship is a two-year fellowship that focuses on supporting local enterprise and investigative journalism, bolstering access to public records and encouraging greater government transparency. The E.W. … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Media Litigation Fellowship

Fellowship up to $80,000 from Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

The Media Litigation Fellowship is an exciting opportunity for an early-career lawyer to play a hands-on role in the full scope of First Amendment and free press litigation matters handled … Last updated June 3, 2022

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Graduate Fellowships & Scholarships

Fellowship from American University

The School of Communication offers prestigious merit-based fellowships in partnership with leading Washington, DC-based organizations. These fellowships allow you to gain professional experience while completing your graduate program. Each fellowship provides varying … 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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