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.

Grants.

Our Assistance Grants are for professional freelance journalists (and/or their families) who are facing a crisis directly related to their work.

Click the links below for more details on each of the Funds.

Please note that you can only apply to and receive a grant from one Fund.

We currently have three types of Assistance Funds:

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Crisis Fund

The Crisis Fund provides grants to freelance journalists to help with costs associated with an immediate crisis, either personal or in cases of force majeure such as natural disasters or political and civil unrest.

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Recovery Fund

Recovery Fund The Recovery Fund provides grants to freelance journalists (and their families) who are facing financial hardship as a direct result of their work.  About the Fund Our support Provides help toward critical costs such as medical and rehabilitation bills and subsistence costs.  Sometimes our grants support a freelance journalist forced into exile or…
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TRAUMA FUND FOR AFGHAN JOURNALISTS

TRAUMA FUND FOR AFGHAN JOURNALISTS We have launched a dedicated Trauma Fund for Afghan Journalists so that they may continue their vital work of reporting the news for Afghanistan’s people even in exile. Please note: this fund is only open for referrals from partner organisations About the Fund Our Support Aims to help the Afghan…

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