Economic Hardship Reporting Project accepting submissions [US]

Posted on Apr 27, 2020 in COVID-19 Reporting

Independent journalists who are experiencing economic hardship due to the pandemic can apply for this reporting grant. 

The Economic Hardship Reporting Project offers grants for stories on the intersection of the coronavirus and financial suffering in America.

Reporters receive roughly a dollar a word, while the day-rate for journalists is US$300 to US$500. A limited number of emergency hardship grants range between U$500 and US$1,500. 

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis.