In 2020 the Walkley Foundation is offering a total grant pool of $110,000 to fund public interest journalism:
A total of $75,000 in grants will be awarded to assist Australian freelance journalists to produce a significant work of journalism in any medium. The judges are looking for original journalism with public interest value and impact. Stories that surprise, educate and make a difference.
A total of $25,000 in grants will be awarded to support freelance journalists doing high-quality journalism that tells the Asia region’s most important stories in intelligent and compelling ways.
One grant of $10,000 will be awarded annually to assist an Australian journalist (freelance or employed) to produce a significant work of journalism in any medium. The work will give voice to Pacific island perspectives on an under-reported issue or development of importance to Australia and the region.
It is free to apply.
Applications close at midnight Sunday April 26 2020.
For more information about each of these grants, please visit The Walkley Foundation.