In addition to PINF funding programmes, there are a range of funding opportunities out there that can benefit public interest news providers. 

Browse our directory of relevant funding opportunities below. Whilst we try to post relevant opportunities, we cannot guarantee that you will be eligible for every programme here.

📧If you would like your funding opportunity to be featured, please email:

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Google News Initiative Fellowship

The Google News Initiative Fellowship offers paid summer placements to journalism, technology, multimedia and design students, as well as recent graduates.


GNI are offering 30 fellowship placements across 14 countries in 2021.

DEADLINE: April 25 2021, 23:59 (CEST)

National Geographic COVID-19 Emergency Fund for Journalists

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. 

The fund will distribute support ranging from $1,000–8,000 USD for local coverage of the preparation, response, and impact of this global pandemic as seen through evidence-based reporting. 

DEADLINE: rolling applications


Clwstwr Open Call 2021

Clwstwr fund ideas for new products, services and experiences in the screen and news sectors in Wales. 


This open application for funding is open to organisations based in Wales, or projects whose main benefits will be in Wales.   


Applications open on Thursday, 15 April 2021. 

DEADLINE: May 21 2021

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The Pulitzer Centre:

Data Journalism Grants

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism, is seeking applications for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight under reported issues. This opportunity is open to all newsrooms and independent journalists in the US and abroad. 

DEADLINE: rolling applications


IWMF Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists

This rolling fund seeks to support projects including educational opportunities, investigative reporting and media development initiatives by and for women journalists.  

DEADLINE: rolling applications