Emergency Relief Fund

Economic Hardship Reporting Project

U.S. Citizens and residents
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The Economic Hardship Reporting Project is offering a limited number of emergency hardship grants between $500-$1,500 to professional journalists based in the United States.


  • Financial assistance grants between $500 - $1,500
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  • Open to all professional journalists
  • Must be based in the United States
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To apply, please send a brief note of less than 350 words in English or Spanish to economichardshipreporting@gmail.com, explaining your financial situation:

  • Mention whether you can afford your rent or your mortgage, whether you have health insurance, whether you have savings to cover living expenses over the next four months, and whether you currently face food insecurity
  • Priority will be given to those with total unemployment over limited employment, single parents and one-income families with young children. 
  • Applicants with acute medical needs are prioritized
  • Applicants with significant savings will be turned down

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