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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.

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


Journalism Diversity Fund

The Journalism Diversity Fund awards bursaries to people from diverse backgrounds who need help funding their NCTJ journalism training. Bursaries are awarded four times per year and can help cover the costs of NCTJ course fees and/or living expenses. Recipients will also be paired with a working journalist to mentor them throughout their studies.

DEADLINE: Wednesday, 23 June, 5pm

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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


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

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