APRIL 19, 2017 FIJ awards $120,000 in grants for investigative journalism WASHINGTON – The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has awarded $120,000 in grants to journalists working on projects across the United States and around the world. Grants from FIJ help freelancers and reporters working for nonprofit news organizations cover expenses such as document retrieval, travel to develop and interview ...

The mining industry built South Africa, but gold deposits are nearly depleted and coal markets are drying up. Documents uncovered by Mark Olalde reveal that major mining houses fail to properly close mines and instead sell their assets to smaller companies that lack funds for environmental rehabilitation. Olalde also delved into the environmental, social and economic implications of South Africa’s failed ...

NEXT APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, May 22, 2017 MARCH 2017 The Park Foundation gives generously in support of investigative journalism The Park Foundation is extending its support of independent watchdog journalism. The foundation announced this month that it is awarding FIJ another $50,000.This is the seventh year the Park Foundation has given toward FIJ’s mission. “This is a vote of confidence ...