Nation Institute

116 East 16th Street, 8th Floor
New York, NY 10003

Mission: The Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute is dedicated to improving the scope and overall quality of investigative reporting in the independent press and beyond. The Investigative Fund incubates and supports important investigative stories with the potential for social impact, particularly on issues that may be bypassed by the mainstream media. The Investigative Fund does this by providing reporters with editorial guidance, institutional support, and grants to cover the research costs associated with investigative journalism.

Grants Made

Fiscal Year Amount Grant type Grant description
2018-19 $7,500 Project Grant Ridenhour Awards
2017-18 $7,500 Project Grant Ridenhour Awards
2016-17 $7,500 Project Grant Ridenhour Prizes
2015-16 $7,500 Project Grant Ridenhour Prizes
2014-15 $7,500 Project Grant Ridenhour Prizes
2012-13 $7,500 Project Grant Ridenhour Awards
2011-12 $1,000 Project Grant Ridenhour Luncheon
2010-11 $25,000 Project Grant Investigative Fund
2009-10 $25,000 Project Grant Investigative Fund