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First session, on April 26, focuses on investigation of forced labor that sparked corporate and congressional action  WASHINGTON, DC; APRIL 12, 2024 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism is launching a series of free webinars featuring reporters who will share how they did groundbreaking investigations. Reporters who produced investigations with the Fund’s support will share concrete tips and resources that ...

WASHINGTON, DC, March 27, 2024 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism, which has grown significantly over the last few years to meet the sharply increased need to sustain in-depth reporting, has expanded its board of directors and elected four new members. The Fund’s board now has 14 members, all accomplished journalists, who review and vote on grant applications from reporters. ...

Call for Proposals: Regular grants April 29; seed grants May 10 The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for both regular grants (up to $10,000 for full investigative stories) and seed grants for early reporting (up to $2,500). Proposals for regular grants are due on April 29 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern, and applications for seed grants are due on ...

Tomorrow (Friday, Jan. 5) and every Friday for the next six weeks, we’re holding Open Office Hours via Zoom at noon Eastern to answer questions about how to apply for grants from the Fund for Investigative Journalism. No registration is needed — just log on any time between noon and 1 p.m. Eastern at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89234999219/. The deadline to apply ...

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 ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants to cover the expenses of investigative stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing in the public or private sectors related to threats to democracy in the U.S. These can include, for example, investigative stories on barriers to voting, voter suppression, misinformation, political influence in election systems, efforts to undermine ...

WASHINGTON, DC; NOVEMBER 16, 2023 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism announced today that it is making a record 45 new grants for groundbreaking public-service reporting projects.   These grants are directly to freelance journalists or media outlets to cover the expenses of specific investigations. Journalists receiving full grants can also be matched with veteran investigative reporters who provide editorial mentorship, ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants of up to $10,000 for stories that break new ground and uncover wrongdoing in the public or private sectors. Proposals are due Tuesday, September 5, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Journalists whose proposals are accepted will be notified (and receive first payment) in mid-October. Grants are paid directly to freelance ...

Journalists in 27 states receive funding and other support for specific investigations WASHINGTON, DC; JULY 25, 2023 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism announced today that it is making a record 44 grants in its latest round of funding. These include 22 new grants to journalists for specific groundbreaking investigations and 22 “seed” grants for early reporting and research that ...

The Fund for Investigative Journalism is accepting proposals for grants of $1,000 to $2,500 for early reporting and research that can lead to groundbreaking investigative stories. Click here for the online application portal. Proposals are due Monday, May 22, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Journalists whose proposals are accepted will be notified and receive payment June. These grants are part ...