You can donate to the Kim Wall Memorial Fund here:

What is the fund about?

The fund will fund a female reporter to cover subculture, broadly defined, and what Kim liked to call “the undercurrents of rebellion.”

Why we are doing this?

We are starting the Kim Wall Memorial Fund to honor her legacy. Kim wanted more women to be out in the world, brushing up against life, and we would like to help bend the world in her vision.

Who are we?

We are Kim’s family and friends. Her parents Ingrid and Joachim and her brother Tom. Her friends Mansi Choksi and May Jeong will be helping set the grant up in the coming days.

If you are interested in supporting, please write to us at You can also sign up for updates here.

Here are other awards in Kim's name

The Kim Wall Memorial Scholarship - Thanks to Scandinavia

In 2013, Kim Wall received a scholarship from Thanks to Scandinavia. The fund is now honoring the journalist with a scholarship in her name; The Kim Wall Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded annually to people with the same values as Wall.

The first scholarship goes to the Finnish journalist Hanna Nordenswan, who is studying documentary film in New York. 

The Kim Wall Best Digital Reporting Award - Overseas Press Club of America

The Kim Wall Best Digital Reporting Award, sponsored by Google, rewards the best story or series of stories on international affairs using creative and dynamic digital storytelling techniques.

Entries for the first award can be submitted here.

The Kim Wall Scholarship - Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University

Kim Wall graduated from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in 2013. A scholarship has been established at the school in her name.