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Journalism Grants

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote Quality
Journalism and to Support Careers in Journalism

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Scripps Howard Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/15/20

Description:

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Grants of up to $7,500 to USA nonprofit organizations to support causes within the field of journalism. Funding is intended to allow professional journalists to cover issues of national and international importance with integrity and insight and to help others refresh their skill sets or prepare for new careers in journalism.

The Foundation's journalism fund supports multimedia education, First Amendment causes, career development, media research, an international free press, professional organizations, and programs that foster diversity, ethics and entrepreneurial enterprise in the communications profession. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162293

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $5,000 to $7,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation is able to fund not-for-profit organizations only.

So that you can make the most of your time, please do not apply if your organization:
-Is not tax-exempt under Internal Revenue Code section 501(c)(3)
-Is a fraternal, labor or merchant association
-Is a private foundation
-Has practices are not in keeping with the Foundation’s equal opportunity policy
-Is an educational institution that is not at the college or university level
-Will fund for religious purposes
-Is a political organization or organization designed primarily to lobby
-Is health related
-Is an athletic team

Pre-Application Information:

Grants requests must be submitted in writing by April 30 for consideration during the year’s first grants period and by Sept. 15 for second-half consideration.

Successful grant applications are typically awarded in late June and December.

Contact Information:

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

Application: https://scrippshowardfoundation.submittable.com/submit/a46a46d9-cb80-463a-851a-bea43634328e/journalism-grant-application

Dr. Battinto Batts
513-977-3030
journalismgrants@scripps.com

If you have technical questions about the application, call (855) 467-8264 or email support@submittable.com

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