Talent Funding

Fall into some fellowships, awards, and grants for November and December.

Have you stocked up on enough apple cider and pumpkin pie to get you through this round of deadlines? We have 43 fellowships, grants, and awards on the table for you today so grab an application, find your perfect writing spot, and get going. Here’s the full list for November and December, and find our full list on the AIRdaily.

• Grants from the Fund for Investigative Journalism and the Schuster Institute
Deadline: November 1, 2017
Details: Up to $10,000 in grants for journalists focused on social justice, specifically concerning women and people of color. Selected journalists also receive a fellowship at the Schuster Institute at Brandeis University.
Website: https://investigate.submittable.com/submit

• California Documentary Project Grants
Deadline: November 2, 2017
Details: Grants of up to $50,000 to be distributed to media projects seeking to “document California in all its complexity.”
Website: http://calhum.org/funding-opportunities/california-documentary-project/

• 2018 BuzzFeed Emerging Writers Fellowship
Deadline: December 4, 2017
Details: A four-month-long program for writers to produce work and learn from BuzzFeed’s editors. Fellows receive a $14,000 stipend.
Website: https://www.buzzfeed.com/saeedjones/buzzfeed-emerging-writers-fellowship?utm_term=.wbGJYkllqK#.txLEYw110r

• John S. Knight Journalism Fellowship
Deadline: December 4, 2017
Details: A ten-month program at Stanford University for 20 fellows to focus on “addressing the biggest challenges facing journalism.” Fellows receive a $75,000 stipend in addition to Stanford tuition and healthcare.
Website: http://jsk.stanford.edu/become-a-fellow/

• The Soros Justice Fellowships in Media
Deadline: December 6, 2017
Details: Support and funding for journalists reporting on criminal justice issues. Topics should relate to: reducing mass incarceration, challenging extreme punishment, and promoting justice system accountability. Fellows may receive either $58,000 or $80,000.
Website: https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/grants/soros-justice-fellowships

• NPR Kroc Fellowships
Deadline: December 31, 2017
Details: Fellows receive a $40,000 stipend and a year of hands-on training at NPR.
Website: http://www.npr.org/about-npr/183691179/kroc-fellowship-details-and-application