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

American Journalism Project Grants

Grant

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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