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Global Youth Climate Action Fund — Microgrants 2023

The Global Youth Climate Action Fund (GYCAF) makes microgrants to finance youth-led climate action in communities vulnerable to the effects of climate change. Focus areas include smart agriculture to ensure food sustainability, clean energy for local communities, protecting marine life and mitigating climate catastrophes, and biodiversity conservation. Grants range from US$500 to US$1000. The fund targets youth-led organizations and networks seeking funding for their projects and businesses. The application deadline is 16 June 2023. GYCAF Microgrants


Pulitzer Center — Ocean Reporting Network

The Pulitzer Center accepts applications for the Ocean Reporting Network (ORN). The network will establish a collaborative ecosystem of journalists around the world to uncover the harmful and illegal practices of the fishing and extractive industries, and systemic threats to marine biodiversity and coastal communities. The Pulitzer Center will cover a reporter’s salary and provide additional support for the media outlet that employs the journalist. Fellows are expected to devote a full year to their ocean investigation and to publish regularly. Applications are due 18 June 2023. Ocean Reporting Network

BirdLife International — Conservation of Natural Grasslands

The BirdLife in the Americas seeks proposals for the conservation and research of natural grasslands and their birds in the region. The “Small Grants for Grassland Conservation” are aimed at individuals working or conducting research in grassland conservation. The prioritized countries for this call are Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Applicants may request up to US$12 thousand in funding for their project. Applications have to be submitted by 19 June 2023. Terms and Conditions

University of the Sunshine Coast — PhD Scholarships in Tropical Forest Restoration

The University of the Sunshine Coast offers five PhD scholarships for projects related to restoration of degraded tropical forest landscapes. Graduate students will undertake their research as part of a large reforestation project working with communities to restore degraded landscapes in the Philippines. Applicants must be based in Australia or willing to relocate to Australia. The scholarship includes a monthly salary, tuition of 3 years and an allowance for relocation. Applications are open until 23 June 2023. PhD Scholarships in Tropical Forest Restoration

Paradise Wildlife Park — Grants for Conservation Projects

Paradise Wildlife Park offers short term grants for conservation projects around the world. The maximum amount available is £1000 per project. Funding can cover field work for students and researchers. The applying organization must be based in the species range country. The application deadline is 30 June 2023. Paradise Wildlife Park

Open Society Foundations — Course in Climate Justice

The Island Innovation Caribbean Climate Justice Leaders Academy is open for applications. The interactive course will run from mid-July 2023 to January 2024. The program aims to build the capacity of young professionals, eligible students, and young community leaders working in the Caribbean region. Participants will receive expert training and capacity building through online training sessions from climate experts. Five participants will be able to travel to the 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai. The application deadline is 30 June 2023. Details here

Earth Journalism Network — Media Partnership Reporting Fellowships to COP28

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) announces the CCMP COP28 Reporting Fellowship Program for journalists interested in covering the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP28). The Reporting Fellowship aims to bring up to 20 journalists from low- and middle-income countries to report in-person at COP28. The Fellowship will cover airfare, accommodation, meals, travel medical insurance and ground transportation costs related to Fellowship participation. Applicants must be professional journalists from or representing an established media house. The application deadline is 30 June 2023. Reporting Fellowships to COP28

Earth Journalism Network — Reporting on Air Pollution

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) invites journalists from Nairobi (Kenya) to apply for a story grant to report on air pollution in the city. Journalists are encouraged to examine the key sources of air pollution in Nairobi and its impacts on the local environment, economy and health, among other topics. ELN expects to award around 7 grants with an average amount of US$1,000 each. The application deadline is 30 June 2023. Reporting on Air Pollution

Auckland Zoo — Small Grants Program

The Auckland Zoo’s Conservation Fund provides funding for ongoing projects or pilot programs with clear conservation value. The current round of funding will concentrate on innovative projects in Africa focusing on mitigating human-wildlife conflict that have tangible conservation outcomes for threatened wildlife. Grants are up to a maximum of NZD$5 thousand, but most grants are smaller. The application must represent a minimum of 25% of the project’s overall budget. Applications close on 30 June 2023. More information about the Small Grants Program

European Marine Research Network — Foresight Workshops

EuroMarine funds Foresight Workshops with a maximum funding of €10 thousand. Workshops should focus on emerging and important topics requiring European-wide coordination. All workshops are expected to yield scientific publications in the wider area of understanding, protection and management of the Ocean. Proposals should involve at least three full Member Organizations of EuroMarine, from at least two different countries. Applicants are welcome to involve any relevant organizations from developing countries. The submission deadline for workshop proposals is 30 June 2023. EuroMarine Foresight Workshops