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Flashlight Grant for Investigative Journalists (US)

Organisation: Flashlight

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Investigative journalism

Funding Size: $500 - $1,000

Deadline: 19/11/2023

  • Eligibility Criteria: U.S.-based freelance investigative journalists.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target countries: United States
  • Application language: English

Applications are now open for the Flashlight Grant Program.

Investigative journalism captures public attention, illuminates important issues, and holds power to account. But it’s costly & time-intensive, and today’s news business models aren’t equipped to support it properly.


  • Be a part of news history: the first to test a new funding model for journalism.
  • Nominate, pitch, and vote for investigative journalists to fund each quarter.
  • Meet other news innovators at exclusive, curated events.

Funding Information

  • Flashlight is giving $500 – $1,000 grants to U.S.-based freelance investigative journalists.

See here to learn more and apply.

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