BGA’s Driehaus Foundation Investigative Awards to Remain Virtual for 2021

Open Call for Investigative Reporting Submissions

(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 4:30 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.

Submissions are now open for The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Journalists and news organizations across the state are encouraged to apply.

More details about the awards:

Prizes:

1st Place - $15,000

2nd Place - $7,000

3rd Place - $4,000

Readers’ Choice - $1,000

 

To Apply: Submit your entry 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 nfuentes@bettergov.org or 312-821-3042 ext. 9042.