Grants Awarded

(Washington) The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) has awarded $52,000 in grants to support the expenses of 14 investigative journalists working on stories in the United States and around the world. Grants from FIJ help freelancers and reporters working for nonprofit news organizations cover expenses such as document retrieval, travel, and equipment rental.

The grantees are:

Trevor Aaronson, The Intercept

Jonathan Ewing,  a Stockholm-based investigative reporter

Lucinda Fleeson, freelance journalist and international media trainer

Anne Galloway, founder of VTDigger, a state news service in Vermont

Lyndsey Gilpin, editorial fellow at High Country News

Eric Holmberg, Data Reporter, PublicSource

inewsource, an investigative reporting nonprofit in San Diego CA

Marc Perrusquia, Memphis-based investigative reporter

Brian Sparks – MuckRock

Samantha Sunne, an investigative freelancer in Louisiana

San Francisco Public Press, a nonprofit doing local investigative reporting

Nancy West, founder, New Hampshire Center for Public Interest Journalism.

Stephanie Woodard, writer who specializes in human rights and culture

Kanyakrit Vongkiatkajorn, a digital fellow at Mother Jones

The next deadline for applications is Monday, September 26 at 5pm Eastern time.

FIJ has also joined the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism in a partnership to award grants and fellowships to diverse journalists. The initiative is funded by the Ford Foundation. Application information can be found here: Applications are being accepted now, through October 1st.