Assistance Grants

Since 1995, the Rory Peck Trust has been providing support to freelance journalists and their families around the world. This includes freelancers who have been seriously injured, threatened, imprisoned, detained, forced into exile or killed as a result of their work.


Our assistance grants are meant to help professional freelance journalists (and/or their families) who are facing a crisis directly related to their work.

We have two types of assistance grants currently available: