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Climate Tracker — Sustainability Solutions Journalism Fellowship

Climate Tracker offers a 6-month paid media mentorship-fellowship focused on producing stories about local sustainable solutions. Fellows will receive training and mentoring to produce one story about nature-based solutions, climate change, regenerative agriculture, biodiversity conservation, or energy transition every month for 6 months. Furthermore, Fellows receive US$165 per month stipend during the duration of the fellowship. The deadline to apply is 07 January 2022. Link to Climate Tracker

WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award — Award in Sustainable Aquaculture

WIN WIN Gothenburg Sustainability Award invites nominations to recognize aquaculture initiatives from around the world that could contribute to increase efficiency and sustainability. The nominees will have created change that inspires others and shown what measures are necessary. Any organization, movement, business, group of people or individual can be nominated. Nominations must be submitted by 16 January 2022. Gothenburg Sustainability Award

German Missions — Small Scale Projects in South Asia

Germany’s Federal Foreign Office supports small scale projects in South Asia that address the needs of the underprivileged. Direct financial assistance is provided to Indian and Bhutanese NGOs and religious institutions for the implementation of small-scale projects for the benefit of disadvantaged groups of society. Projects must have a clear focus on “Helping people to help themselves” and aim to improve living conditions, for example, through water supply, energy supply, food security, reconstructions after a natural disaster etc. The average funding amount is €23 thousand per project. Deadline for submitting applications for the year 2022 is 31 January 2022. Link

Fondation Ensemble — Sustainable Development and Conservation 2022

Fondation Ensemble supports field projects in sustainable development and conservation. The Foundation’s focus areas are sustainable agriculture, sustainable fishing, biodiversity conservation, and sustainable technologies. The eligible countries for all supported sectors are Ecuador, Peru, Laos, Myanmar. Mozambique is only eligible for sustainable fishing projects, European countries are only eligible for rewilding projects, and Madagascar is only eligible for marine biodiversity conservation and sustainable fishing projects. Grants are a maximum of €50 thousand per year for two to four years. The deadline for submission of concept notes (French or English) is 01 February 2022. Link to basic grant criteria

Earth Journalism Network — Indigenous Environmental Journalism Story Grants 2022

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) seeks applications from Indigenous journalists to support the production of in-depth stories that will call attention to climate justice, biodiversity, sustainable ecosystems, Indigenous leadership. EJN welcomes any story ideas that will explore how environmental and climate change issues are linked to the rights and well-being of Indigenous peoples and communities. EJN expects to award 20 grants in total: 10 grants with an average budget of US$1,450, and 10 grants with an average budget of US$1,250. Applicants must self-identify as Indigenous and will be asked to provide details on their Indigenous affiliations in the application. Applicants can be from any country in the world. The application deadline is 07 February 2022. Asia-Pacific Media Grants

Enel Green Power — AI for Protected Vegetation Recognition

Enel Green Power (EGP) seeks to improve the environmental sustainability and biodiversity preservation of its renewable installations. In particular, EGP is looking for artificial intelligence (AI) solutions to be applied during the construction phase of renewable power plants to detect selected tree or other vegetation species that may be of particular importance for the local biodiversity equilibrium. The best innovation will receive an award of US$20 thousand. Submissions must be received by 14 February 2022. Link to the challenge

New America — Learning Sciences Exchange

The Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX) is a two-year fellowship for mid-career professionals in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Africa. The program’s goal is a better application of the insights emerging from the science of learning for children ages 2 to 12. LSX Fellows will work in teams to develop cross-sector projects that activate change in schools and other learning settings. Eligibility for the fellowship program extends to researchers, journalists, education leaders, entrepreneurs, and entertainment producers with a focus on the science of learning. The deadline is 15 February 2022. Learning Science Exchange

International Development Research Centre — Inclusive Science in the Americas

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC) seeks to strengthen science, technology and innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by supporting regional collaboration for research. The funding opportunity covers all countries in LAC, with particular emphasis on low- and middle- income countries. The IDRC supports LAC-based organizations, including NGOs, think tanks, universities, public research centers and governmental organizations. Consortia may request up to CA$5 million over 4 or 5 years. The deadline for submitting Expressions of Interests is 18 February 2022. Know more

Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community — Media Awards

The Secretariat of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) announces the 2022 SADC Media Awards competition in the four categories: Photo, Print, Television and Radio Journalism. The themes of the entries to be submitted for the competition must be on issues and activities promoting Regional Integration in the SADC region, i.e. development, water, culture, agriculture, etc. The first prize winner in each category receives US$2,500 and the runner-up receives US$1000. The Media Awards are open to journalists from the SADC Member States. Completed forms must be submitted by 28 February 2022. SADC Media Awards

U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs — Youth Ambassadors Program 2022

The U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs seeks applications from U.S. public and private non-profit organizations to deliver the Youth Ambassadors Program 2022. The Youth Ambassadors program supports youth empowerment and development by equipping exchange participants from foreign countries with the knowledge and skills to become active and responsible members of their communities. The program includes a three-week exchange for high school youth (ages 15- 18) focused on social inclusion, entrepreneurship, countering disinformation, and environmental protection. Participants engage in a variety of activities such as workshops, training activities and community site visits. The Bureau intends to award a cooperative agreement for an estimated total amount of US$10,2 million. The closing date for applications is 14 March 2022. Know more