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

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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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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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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AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance

Fellowship from Association of Health Care Journalists

The AHCJ Reporting Fellowships on Health Care Performance are intended to support U.S.-based applicants who have interesting projects in mind for their news outlets that hold the promise of informing … Last updated April 24, 2022

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Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism

Fellowship up to $60,000 from Columbia Journalism School

The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship in Economics and Business Journalism offers qualified journalists the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of business, economics, finance and technology, as well as gain a … Last updated April 21, 2022

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USC Annenberg California Fellowship

Fellowship up to $10,000 from USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism

Each year, USC Annenberg offers an all-expenses-paid Fellowship for California-based journalists and journalists based elsewhere who contribute primarily to California news outlets. The 2022 California Fellowship will be held April 18-22, 2022. The fellowship programs … Last updated April 21, 2022

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The Maynard 200 Fellowship: Empowering Journalists of Color

Fellowship

One of the Maynard Institute’s core programs, the Maynard 200 Fellowship provides advanced training and mentorship to mid-career journalists of color for promoting their career growth and expanded leadership roles. … Last updated April 21, 2022

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