As part of our ongoing effort to support investigative journalists working on stories related to police misconduct and the coronavirus pandemic, we have awarded grants to two investigative journalists in the U.S. The grant recipients are: Bradford Bailey, a Freelance reporter from Georgia and New York City. Leah Sottile, a freelance journalist from Portland, Oregon ...

For five months, President Donald Trump’s administration has closed and blocked asylum at the US-Mexico border. This has left countless asylum seekers dangerously and indefinitely stuck — without a clear path forward, according to FIJ grantee William Martin’s report for The New Humanitarian. His article and ten minute documentary follows the story of 20-year-old transgender migrant Alejandra and her journey ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism provides grants to reporters to produce high-quality, unbiased, nonpartisan investigative stories that have an impact.The next deadline for regular grants is September 14. FIJ also provides emergency grants for investigative journalism related to the COVID-19 pandemic or police misconduct, and those are reviewed on a rolling basis.This 30-minute webinar offers guidance and advice on how ...

Private companies are cashing in on transporting immigrants around the country and the world. And their profits are poised to grow as the Trump administration seeks a new influx of money for the already growing unit of Immigration and Customs Enforcement that handles the flights. FIJ grant recipient Angelika Albaladejo investigated ICE Air’s costly expansion and found that the opaque ...