FIJ Proposals Due March 11

WASHINGTON — A REMINDER: The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is seeking grant proposals for independent investigative projects from journalists who need support for travel and other reporting expenses.

The deadline for proposals is 5 p.m. EDT, Monday, March 11.

FIJ is interested in proposals for stories that break new ground and expose wrongdoing.

Projects relating to government accountability, economic inequities, and environmental issues in the United States, local or regional stories with national implications, and applications from ethnic media are strongly encouraged.

FIJ grants are made possible through generous support from: the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the Park Foundation, the Morton K. and Jane Blaustein Foundation, the Green Park Foundation, the Gannett Foundation, the Herb Block Foundation, The Nara Fund, the Otto-Whalley Family Foundation, and from the public.

On FIJ’s website,, click on “Apply for a Grant” for application instructions.