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Six-month fellowship pays $30,000; fellows will work at Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, USA TODAY and Wisconsin Watch  WASHINGTON, DC; August 11, 2022 – In its commitment to increasing diversity in the field of investigative journalism, the Fund for Investigative Journalism is offering six-month Diversity Fellowships for three journalists. The fellowships are open to individual applicants from groups underrepresented in ...

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 Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, at 11:59 p.m. Eastern. Journalists whose proposals are accepted will be notified ...

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 ...

New fund honoring organization’s past board president will support grants to journalists  WASHINGTON, DC, June 7, 2022 – The Fund for Investigative Journalism today announced that it is launching the Daniel S. Greenberg Fund for Politics of Science Investigations to support journalists covering the field of science critically.  Greenberg pioneered a rigorous, witty, often biting style of journalism that subjected ...

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 ...