FIJ awards $107,000 in new grants

Washington – The Fund for Investigative Journalism has awarded 16 new grants, totaling nearly $107,000, to support reporting projects on a host of topics. The money goes toward travel, document fees and other expenses incurred by the freelance and independent journalists so they can pursue their investigations.

The journalists receiving grants include:

  • Sandra Bartlett, a Toronto-based journalist
  • Abby Ellis, a New York-based filmmaker, and Kayla Ruble, an investigative journalist who splits her time between New York and Flint, Michigan.
  • Cat Ferguson, a freelance journalist from the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Eliza Griswald, a New York-based author
  • Natasha Haverty, who specializes in criminal justice topics
  • William Huntsberry, a San Diego-based freelancer
  • Laura Kasinof, a Berlin-based investigative journalist
  • Maria Martin, the director of GraciasVida Center for Media
  • Joshua F. Moore, executive editor for Pine Tree Watch, a nonprofit investigative news service in Maine
  • Emily Ramshaw, editor-in-chief for Texas Tribune
  • Wallace Roberts, a Vermont freelancer<
  • Halle Stockton, a reporter for Pittsburgh-based news organization, PublicSource
  • Michael Stoll, executive director and founder of San Franciso Public Press
  • Noy Thrupkaew, a Los Angeles-based investigative journalist
  • Nancy West, publisher of InDepthNH
  • Stephanie Woodard, a New York-based journalist

Freelance and independent journalists can apply for as much as $10,000 to help finance their investigations. The next application deadline will be next spring.

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