The Center for Health Journalism’s 2020 Impact Fund invites applications for its $2,000 to $10,000 grants for projects that cover health care policy, the impact of ongoing or proposed changes to the social safety net and the health of underserved communities.

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Preference will be given to mainstream-ethnic media collaborations. California-focused projects may be proposed either by journalists at California-based outlets or at national outlets. Students are not eligible, and preference is given to reporters who have a staff newsroom affiliation. 

Depending on the scope of the project, competitively selected grantees receive grant funds of $2,000 to $10,000. The fund also provides six months of mentoring while grantees work on their projects, providing guidance on everything from story development to mapping out how to tackle reporting, to ways to improve storytelling. Details