FIJ Awards $91,000 to New Grantees

The board of directors of the Fund for Investigative Journalism has awarded $91,000 in grants to 11 investigative projects in its most recent round of funding.

The grants will help cover the costs of reporting, such as travel, document fees, and other expenses. The grant recipients are:

Dagmar Thiel, Frank LaRue, independent journalists based in Washington, D.C.

Geoffrey Cain, investigative journalist and technology writer based in Washington, D.C.

Jo Napolitano, a freelance reporter, Brooklyn, New York.

Kambiz Fattahi, a journalist with the BBC.

Nathan Eagle, news editor, and Patti Epler, editor and general manager, at Honolulu Civil Beat.

Rebecca Clarren, freelance reporter and novelist based in Portland, Oregon.

Rebecca Renner, independent journalist, Daytona Beach, Florida.

Sara Ganim, freelance reporter, based in New York City.

Seth Rosenfeld, a freelance reporter based in San Francisco.

Tony Bartelme, senior project reporter with the Charleston, South Carolina, Post and Courier.

A collaborative project between the Chicago Reporter magazine (Fernando Diaz, Josh McGhee, Olivia Obineme, Asraa Mustufa, David Eads) and Medill School of Journalism graduate students (Emine Yucel, Adam Rhodes, Arnab Mondal, Shreya Bansal and Grace Asiegbu.)