The Sun Magazine offers writing retreat [US]

Budding writers can apply for a scholarship to attend a writing workshop Oct. 19 to 21 at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California.

ICFJ, Connectas offer investigative reporting grant [Latin America, Caribbean]

Journalists who plan to collaborate with other journalists or wish to expand on a previous investigation are invited to apply for this grant from the International Center for Journalism (ICFJ)'s Investigative Reporting Initiative in the Americas.

Solidarity Academy hosts training on borderlands [Eastern and Central Europe, Balkans]

Aspiring journalists, activists, bloggers, analysts and writers ages 20 to 30 are eligible for this program Nov. 17 to 25 in Poland and Russia.