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Journalism Grants

NIHCM Foundation supports timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans and that examines emerging health issues and their implications for cost, quality and access. Grants provide funding for health reporting, educational opportunities for health care reporters and support for documentary films and their public engagement campaigns.

Grants provide funding for:

  • Health Reporting
  • Educational Opportunities for health care Reporters
  • Support for documentary films and their public engagement campaigns

Application Information

The 2021-2022 round of grant making for this program is now underway. This year, NIHCM Foundation is making a total of $1 million available to support our journalism and research grant programs. This funding will be allocated across the two programs according to the merits of the proposals received.

Winning projects will be selected using the following process:

  • Applicants are required to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) describing their project by 5:00 PM EDT on July 12, 2021. Applications may be submitted any time prior to that deadline. LOIs must conform to the required structure and must be submitted using NIHCM’s online entry system (see below).
  • NIHCM will announce the grant winners in the fall.

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