TRACE Prize 2022 for Investigative Reporting – Uncovering Commercial Bribery ($10,000 prize)

Application Deadline: 31 January 2022.

The TRACE Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2022 Prize for Investigative Reporting.

The TRACE Prize for Investigative Reporting recognizes journalism that uncovers business-related bribery and financial crime with the goal of increasing commercial transparency and good governance.

Nominees may be print, broadcast or online reporters from any country who have investigated commercial bribery schemes, business activities that create serious conflicts of interest or similar commercial misconduct. Team entries and multiple submissions per author are permitted. Book-length entries are not accepted. 


  • A panel of independent judges will review the submissions and select up to two winners, who will each receive a cash prize of US$10,000. Reporter(s) will be invited to an award ceremony hosted by TRACE.
  • The judges may also name up to two honorable mentions, who will each receive US$1,000.

For questions about eligibility or the application process, please contact Gigi O’Connell at goconnell@TRACEinternational.org.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the TRACE Prize 2022 for Investigative Reporting

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