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.
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 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: