Mental Health Equity Reporting Fellowship

The 4am Fund is introducing a Mental Health Equity Reporting Fellowship for freelance writers and audio journalists.

The fellowship will underwrite in-depth reporting projects related to non-police mental health emergency response programs, novel and accessible on-ramps into mental health careers, and other developments concerning equity in providing and receiving mental health care in the U.S.

Background reading on practice and policy in mental health emergency response initiatives is available at

For more information about the fellowship, please contact

About The 4am Fund

In 2021, The 4am Fund has supported reporting by Lisa Hagen at WABE on mental health crisis response in Atlanta, research toward a book to be published by Random House on suicide (with a focus on Black and Latinx teenagers), The National Association of Black Journalists, YR Media, 1 Million Madly Motivated Moms (1M4), Raheem, Philly Truce, and the launch of MindSite News.

Created by Dan Fichter, The 4am Fund supports reporting and public education and underwrites media projects in the public interest.