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Award to a USA Individual, Group, or Organization to
Recognize Efforts Supporting First Amendment Rights

Eugene S. Pulliam First Amendment Award

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Sigma Delta Chi Foundation - Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

Deadline Date:

06/20/22 Midnight ET

Description:

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Award of $10,000 to a USA or territories individual, group, or organization in recognition of past activities that have protected or preserved a constitutional right. The award program was established to honor a person or persons who fought for one or more rights guaranteed by the First Amendment.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 156084

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$10,000

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

The winner receives a $10,000 cash award and an engraved crystal. The honoree(s) also will receive transportation (airfare and two-night hotel stay) to the national convention.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nominations are open to any person, persons, or organization in the U.S. or its territories who have worked to protect the basic rights provided by the First Amendment.

Honorees do not have to be journalists. In fact, the Foundation encourages recognition of those outside the journalism profession for First Amendment efforts and initiatives, such as, but not limited to, public officials, members of the legal profession, scholars, educators, librarians, students, and ordinary citizens.

Work must have been completed within the 2021 calendar year.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline for entries: June 20, midnight ET

Nominations for the annual award may be made by anyone, inside or outside of the journalism profession.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Submit a nomination: http://form.jotformpro.com/form/30555326016952

For more information contact SPJ Headquarters at 317/927-8000 or by e-mail: awards@spj.org.

Society of Professional Journalists
P.O. Box 441748
Indianapolis, IN 46244

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