(Washington) The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has awarded $52,000 in grants to support the expenses of 14 investigative journalists working on stories in 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, and equipment rental.
The grantees are:
Trevor Aaronson, The Intercept
Jonathan Ewing, a Stockholm-based investigative reporter
Lucinda Fleeson, freelance journalist and international media trainer
Anne Galloway, founder of VTDigger, a state news service in Vermont
Lyndsey Gilpin, editorial fellow at High Country News
Eric Holmberg, Data Reporter, PublicSource
inewsource, an investigative reporting nonprofit in San Diego CA
Marc Perrusquia, Memphis-based investigative reporter
Brian Sparks – MuckRock
Samantha Sunne, an investigative freelancer in Louisiana
San Francisco Public Press, a nonprofit doing local investigative reporting
Nancy West, founder, New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism.
Stephanie Woodard, writer who specializes in human rights and culture
Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, a digital fellow at Mother Jones
The next deadline for applications is Monday, September 26 at 5pm Eastern time.
FIJ has also joined the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism in a partnership to award grants and fellowships to diverse journalists. The initiative is funded by the Ford Foundation. Application information can be found here: www.investigative.submittable.com. Applications are being accepted now, through October 1st.