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Rory Peck Trust Covid-19 Hardship Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: During this global crisis, the Rory Peck Trust has created an extraordinary fund to provide practical and financial support to freelance journalists whose work and livelihoods have been affected by covid-19. Successful applicants will receive a single grant of between £200-£500 to contribute to subsistence (home/food) costs for them and their dependents.

Venue: Online

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Judith Neilson Institute support for freelancers and casual contributors during the covid-19 pandemic

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: The Judith Neilson Institute has created a fund to support these journalists and provide some cost-relief to media organisations. Media organisations are invited to apply for financial support for freelancers and casual contributors to undertake specific projects.

Venue: Online

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Fund for Investigative Journalism

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) is unveiling a new effort to provide immediate emergency grants to U.S.-based freelance investigative journalists working on stories on the coronavirus that break new ground and expose wrongdoing in the public or private sector.

Venue: Online

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International Women's Media Foundation Covid-19 Relief Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: During the covid-19 pandemic, the IWMF is turning our attention to how we may best serve our community of women journalists at this unprecedented moment in history. Based on early, anecdotal evidence of cancelled assignments, lost income and an inability to pay essential living expenses, we anticipate a great need for support within our global network of journalists – especially among freelancers with no safety net.

Venue: Online

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The Freelance Audio Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: Emergency relief to the professional audio community impacted by covid-19, the Fund is not for everyone. You must be an AIR member in good standing to qualify and you must be able to demonstrate urgent need

Venue: Online

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The Photographer Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: A $25,000 fund to help photographers impacted by covid-19

Venue: Online

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Internews Rapid Response Fund

Date: Rolling basis

Details: To help small, local news organisations worldwide survive in the face of covid-19, the fund will launch with $100,000 to be made available immediately and is targeting $1 million in donations to provide immediate support for journalists globally.

Venue: Online

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Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is seeking proposals that develop innovative approaches to reporting on the novel coronavirus crisis using collaboration among journalists and newsrooms across state lines or national borders.

Venue: Online

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Covid-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: As covid-19 continues to evolve and impact communities around the globe, the National Geographic Society is launching an emergency fund for journalists all over the world who wish to cover covid-19 within their own communities.

Venue: Online

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Rainforest Journalism Fund

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: The Pulitzer Center invites proposals for grants to journalists based in countries of the Amazon region reporting for local and regional outlets. Reporters can be working in English, Portuguese, or Spanish.

Venue: Online

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Call for Proposals: Renewing Democracy

Deadline: Rolling basis

Details: Solutions Journalism Network will provide more than 100 grants through 2020 to reporters and news organisations to support stories, projects and collaborations that examine how communities are responding to problems such as voter suppression, the opioid crisis, criminal justice reform and disinformation.

Venue: Online

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