SAJA is partnering with the Economic Hardship Reporting Project to help finance freelance projects that are focused on covering the coronavirus outbreak and its impacts. The goal is to support freelance journalists who may be facing financial hardship at this time. Two grants, up to $2,500 each, to support the projects, which can be in any medium.
The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists, the first funding initiative of its kind, enables the IWMF to dramatically expand its support of women and non-binary journalists. Established with a $4 million gift from the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, the Fund supports projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives.
Media organisations, journalist networks, universities and journalism institutions focusing on environmental reporting in the Asia and Pacific region including South Asia, Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific region but not Australia or New Zealand are welcome to apply. $5,000 – 15,000 for maximum duration of one year.
The Reporting Grants for Women’s Stories provide opportunities for women journalists to pursue international stories of importance through gender-sensitive coverage of underreported topics. Grants will average $5,000 USD.
The financial assistance to freelance journalists is delivered through three funds. These include crisis fund, recovery fund,and trauma therapy fund. A professional freelance journalist working in news and current affairs whose only source of income comes from journalism may be eligible for a grant.
The program of SAJF is to provide strings free grants to eligible journalists to pursue a story in long form to be published in any medium (print, video, digital, etc.) which are positive (enlightening) in nature about India or any of its sub-regions. The foundation is offering four grants a year of INR 3,00,000 each distributed over six months
The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for investigative data-driven projects on issues related to gender equality and the empowerment of women & girls. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the United States and abroad.