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Fund for Investigative Journalism Announces Emergency Grants for Coverage of Threats to Democracy in the U.S.  WASHINGTON, DC, May 19, 2022 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism today launched an emergency grant program for stories on threats to democracy in the United States.   Emergency grants are available for investigative stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing in the public ...

On Wednesday, May 11, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern, the Fund for Investigative Journalism is hosting the latest in an ongoing series of webinars to provide education and resources to the field: SOURCE DEVELOPMENT: How to develop and maintain relationships with key sources, including government officials and confidential sources This webinar will feature renowned journalists Bill Marimow and Cheryl W. Thompson, who lead ...

We are delighted to announce the newest group of journalists who are receiving grants and other support from the Fund for Investigative Journalism to produce groundbreaking stories. Our 12 newest grantees are based in nine states across the country. We do not disclose the nature of our grantees’ investigations until they are published. The next deadline to apply for grants ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism has provided more support to more journalists over the last 12 months than at any time in our nearly 54-year history — and the stories produced with our support are having a bigger impact than ever, helping spark more than 20 policy changes in the last year alone. The next deadline to apply for grants ...

By Eric Ferrero, Executive DirectorIt’s been six months since Jane C. Hu’s deeply reported investigation on public health officials being hounded out of their jobs by right-wing extremists was published, and I still talk about her story nearly every week. It’s one of those stories that sticks with you – partly because it’s even more relevant now than when it ...

Expedited grants: We provide expedited review for proposals that are extremely urgent and cannot wait for the regular review cycle. These proposals are reviewed on a rolling basis and applicants receive a decision within about two weeks. All proposals are submitted through the same application form. More information about our grants is below. Additional resources about applying for grants include: Frequently Asked ...

Please join us next Wednesday, Feb. 23, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern for a webinar featuring two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jim Steele in conversation with Anu Narayanswamy of the Washington PostUNSUNG DOCUMENTS: How to mine a rich, but often overlooked vein of resources that can enliven a story, help to shape a narrative and provide color and detail that is unavailable ...

Bill Marimow elected President, Cheryl W. Thompson and Anu Narayanswamy elected Vice Presidents; five new Board members elected WASHINGTON, DC, January 13, 2022 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism, an organization committed to sustaining in-depth reporting, has elected new officers and five new board members. Bill Marimow, a two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient, was elected board President. He is the former ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants to cover the expenses of investigative stories that break new ground and uncover wrongdoing in the public or private sectors. Grants are for up to $10,000 for stories on any topic.Proposals are due Monday, Jan. 31, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Journalists whose proposals are accepted will be notified (and ...

WASHINGTON, DC, October 29, 2021 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism today announced that its board of directors awarded grants to reporters for 20 new investigative projects in its most recent round of funding.  Journalists receiving grants also have the opportunity to be paired with seasoned journalists who serve as editorial mentors, request pro bono legal assistance through the Fund’s ...