Submit Now For The 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards For Investigative Reporting

The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting recognize the best in government-related investigative reporting from across the Midwest region*. The Better Government Association is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Awards.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Entries must be postmarked by Monday February 6, 2017.

Judged by a rotating panel of journalists and media educators, the awards highlight the impact of investigative reporting as a reform tool within the context of state and local government waste, fraud and corruption. In addition to using credible and impressive investigative techniques, the winning entries will have made significant contributions to inform the public on issues of government corruption and prompted reforms.

AWARDS

1st Place - $10,000

2nd Place - $5,000

3rd Place - $3,000

See last year's winners.

TO APPLY: Download the application here.

Send the completed application and eight hard copies of your submission to:

Kate Walsh
Better Government Association
223 W Jackson Blvd, Ste 900
Chicago, IL 60606

Questions? Call 312-821-9028 or email kwalsh@bettergov.org

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Entries must be postmarked by Monday, February 6, 2017.

The 2017 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Awards for Investigative Reporting are presented with generous support of The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation.

*The Midwest region consists of the following states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.