Investigative Journalism Organizations

Here are nonprofit and related organizations worldwide that work in support of investigative journalism, listed by region. It is a diverse group that includes nonprofit newsrooms, online publishers, professional associations, NGOs, training institutes, and academic centers in nearly 50 countries. For inclusion, GIJN applied the following criteria: the group is structured as a nonprofit or non-governmental organization operating in the public interest; its primary mission includes support of investigative journalism; and, for reporting organizations, there is a substantial, on-going commitment to in-depth project reporting or data journalism. If you think a group should be included, write us at


Africa Uncensored , Kenya

Centro de Integridade Pública  (Center for Public Integrity), Mozambique

INK Center for Investigative Journalism , Botswana

International Center for Investigative Reporting , Nigeria

Investigative Journalism Workshop , Wits Univ., South Africa

amaBhungane Center for Investigative Journalism , South Africa

Oxpeckers Center for Investigative Environmental Journalism , South Africa

Premium Times Center for Investigative Journalism,  Nigeria

Wole Soyinka Center for Investigative Journalism , Nigeria

New Narratives , West Africa


Bhutan Media Foundation , Bhutan

Center for Investigative Journalism , Nepal

Center for Investigative Reporting in Pakistan  (CIRP), Pakistan

Center for Media and Development Initiatives , Vietnam

Forum for Media and Literature , India

India Spend , India

JARING (Indonesia Network for Investigative Journalism) , Indonesia

Korea Center for Investigative Journalism , South Korea

New Zealand Center for Investigative Journalism, New Zealand 

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism , Philippines

Scoop Foundation for Public Interest Journalism , New Zealand

Thailand Information Center For Civil Rights and Investigative Journalism , Thailand


Átlátszó Erdély , Romania , Hungary

Balkan Investigative Reporting Network  (BIRN), Balkans

Baltic Center for Investigative Journalism , Latvia

Bosnian Center for Investigative Reporting , Bosnia

Crimean Center for Investigative Reporting , Ukraine

Czech Center for Investigative Journalism , Czech Republic

Direkt36 , Hungary

Donetsk Institute of Information , Ukraine

Foundation for Investigative Journalism , Russia

Fundacja Reporterow , Poland

HETQ Investigative Journalists , Armenia

Investigative Journalism Center , Croatia (IJC)

Investigative Journalism Center of Moldova , Moldova

Investigative Reporting Bureau Svidomo , Ukraine

Kiev Agency for Investigative Reporting , Ukraine

Kosovo Center for Investigative Journalism  (KCIJ), Kosovo

Nikolayev Center for Investigative Reporting,  Ukraine

Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project , Eastern Europe / FSU

Regional Press Development Institute , Ukraine

RISE Moldova , Moldova

RISE Project , Romania

Rivne Agency for Investigative Reporting , Ukraine

SCOOP Macedonia , Macedonia

Serbian Center for Investigative Reporting , Serbia

Slovenian Center for Investigative Journalism , Slovenia

Studio Monitor , Georgia

Transparent Transylvania , Hungary


Abraji – Brazilian Association of Investigative Journalism , Brazil , Venezuela

Center for Investigative Journalism (CIPER) , Chile

Centro de Investigación de la Comunicación (CINCO) , Nicaragua

Connectas , Colombia

Consejo de Redacción , Colombia

Convoca , Peru

El Faro , El Salvador

FOPEA , Argentina

IDL-Reporteros , Peru

Institute for Press and Society , Peru

Plaza Pública , Guatemala

Publica , Brazil

Quinto Elemento , Mexico


Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism  (ARIJ), Middle East / North Africa

P-24 – Platform for Independent Journalism , Turkey


National and International Groups

100Reporters , US

Canadian Association of Journalists , Canada

Center for Investigative Reporting (Reveal) , US

Center for Public Integrity , US

FairWarning , US

Food & Environment Reporting Network , US

Fund for Investigative Journalism , US

Global Investigative Journalism Network , international

Institute for Nonprofit News , US

International Center for Journalists , US

International Reporting Program , University of British Columbia, Canada

Investigative Fund , US

Investigative Reporters and Editors , US

Investigative Reporting Program , Univ. of California at Berkeley, US

Investigative Reporting Workshop , American University, US , US , US

ProPublica , US

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism , Brandeis University, US

Toni Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism , US

Local and Regional Groups

Austin Bulldog , US

Broward Bulldog , US

Centro de Periodismo Investigativo , US

City Limits , US

Connecticut Health Investigative Team , US

Florida Center for Investigative Reporting , US

The Frontier , US

I-News Network , US

Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism (IowaWatch) , US

Investigative Newsource , US

InvestigateWest , US

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting , US

MinnPost , US

New England Center for Investigative Reporting , US

Oklahoma Watch , US

Public Herald , US

PublicSource , US

San Francisco Public Press , US

Texas Tribune , US

The Lens , US

Voice of San Diego , US

Watchdog New England , Northeastern University, US

Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism , US

WyoFile , US


Associazione di Giornalismo Investigativo , Italy

Bureau of Investigative Journalism , United Kingdom

Center for Investigative Journalism , United Kingdom

CORRECT! V , Germany

Danish Association for Investigative Journalism (FUJ) , Denmark

DIG (Documentary Investigation Journalism) Association , Italy

Dutch-Flemish Association for Investigation (VVOJ) , Netherlands

Dossier , Austria

Finance Uncovered , UK

Finnish Association for Investigative Journalism  (TJY), Finland

Bijzondere Journalistieke Projecten Fund , Netherlands

Journalism Fund , Belgium

Fundación Ciudadana Civio , Spain

Grävände Journalister , Sweden

Hate Speech International , Norway

IHECS Academy , Belgium , Switzerland

Investigative Reporting Denmark , Denmark

Investigative Reporting Project Italy , Italy , Belgium

Mary Raftery Journalism Fund , Ireland

Mediterranean Institute for Investigative Reporting , Greece

Netzwerk Research , Germany

Norwegian Foundation for Investigative Journalism (SKUP) , Norway

Pascal Decroos Fund for Investigative Journalism , Belgium

Reporters United , Greece

Swiss Investigative Reporters Network , Switzerland

ZAM , Netherlands