Finding Funding for Investigative Reporting

More opportunities for women and journos of color. Keep ’em coming! Deadline for this one is Oct 1.

(Washington) Several organizations have launched initiatives this year to provide training, grants and fellowships specifically targeted for journalists of color, to address the “embarrassing dearth” of investigative reporters of color in the U. S.

That’s word from Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) president Ricardo Sandoval Palos, the moderator of a panel at the 2016 convention of the National Association of Black Journalists and National Association of Hispanic Journalists, being held in Washington DC this week.

Partnering with the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, FIJ has launched one of those initiatives, financed by the Ford Foundation, offering $9,000 grants paired with Schuster fellowships to women and journalists of color. Applications are being taken now through October 1 at



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