BGA’s Driehaus Foundation Investigative Awards to Remain Virtual for 2021
(Chicago, IL) The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting: A Remedy for Wrong, presented by Better Government Association will be held via a virtual video ceremony at 4:00 p.m. on June 8, 2021.
Judged by a rotating panel of journalists and media educators, the awards highlight the impact of Illinois investigative reporting as a reform tool within the context of state and local government waste, fraud and corruption.
Thank you to the newsroom across Illinois that submitted compelling investigations. We are pleased to report that we received almost 30 stories. While we are no longer accepting submissions, please join us June 8 as we announce the winner of this year's Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting.
More details about the awards:
1st Place - $15,000
2nd Place - $7,000
3rd Place - $4,000
Readers’ Choice - $1,000
Visit the Awards page at award.bettergov.org.
Deadline for Submissions: Entries must be submitted by Friday, April 2, 2021, 11:59 PM CT.
Questions: Contact Nina Fuentes at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-821-3042 ext. 9042.