DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2023 — The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) offers grants for investigative stories that expose corruption, malfeasance, or misuse of power in the public and private sectors.
Freelance journalists, staff reporters and media outlets are eligible for grants, and investigative journalism stories can be for print, online or broadcast stories, books, documentaries or podcasts.
The organisation provides four types of grants, which include regular, expedited, follow-up and emergency grants.
Foreign-based story proposals must come from U.S.-based reporters or have a strong U.S. angle, involving American citizens, government or business.
Regular grants: are up to $10,000 while follow-up grants may be up to $2,500. Emergency grants are for stories that expose wrongdoing related to threats to democracy in the U.S. and reporters may get up to $10,000.
The deadline to apply for regular grants is May 31, 2023.
MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The O’Shaughnessy Fellowship is a one-year programme open to innovative creators around the world. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Centre is offering grants for in-depth and investigative stories related to science misinformation, science denial, and the spread of pseudoscience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Pulitzer Center is offering grants for underreported stories in Sub-Saharan Africa. Proposals should focus on issues such as water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Pulitzer Center’s global reporting grants support in-depth, high-impact reporting on critical issues that are often overlooked in the media, from global health to climate change. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The RCDIJ Africa Fund is currently open for applications from journalists across Africa. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Mongabay seeks story pitches from journalists interested in writing about carbon credits, offsets or markets. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: ROLLING — Unbias the News is accepting pitches on underreported stories with global relevance. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MARCH 31, 2023— The Maynard Institute is accepting applications for the Maynard 200 Fellowship, which provides advanced training and mentorship to mid-career journalists of colour. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: APRIL 10, 2023 — Early to mid-career professionals in health-related fields can apply for the Atlantic Fellows for Health Equity programme. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: APRIL 12, 2023 — Journalists and other professionals working on projects in science, conservation, storytelling, education, and technology can apply for grants at the National Geographic Society. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2023 — The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) seeks submissions for its annual awards that recognise excellence in environmental reporting. APPLY HERE
DEADLINE: MAY 5, 2023 — The U.S. Consulate Public Diplomacy Section (PDS) is offering funding to registered non-governmental organisations in Nigeria. APPLY HERE