The Washington, DC-based Fund for Investigative Journalism is now accepting applications for grants ranging from 500 to 10,000 American dollars (approximately 370 to 7,400 Euros). These grants are open to freelancers and journalists working outside major media organizations who seek to pursue stories in investigative journalism. The story topics should fall under the general categories of corruption, incompetence and societal ills, as well as investigative media criticism.
Grant applications are considered four times per year. The deadline for the next round of grants is May 23, 2009. For more information and to apply, go to: http://fij.org/  or email Cheryl Arvidson at firstname.lastname@example.org .