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Thomson Reuters Foundation — Rural Poverty and Agriculture

The Thomson Reuters Foundation invites journalists from Latin America to register for a workshop on rural poverty and agriculture. The program will build the capacity of journalists to cover food security, food production, markets and climate issues. Applicants must be full-time journalists or regular contributors working for media organizations based in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador or Peru. The application deadline is 22 May 2023. Reporting on Rural Poverty and Agriculture

East-West Center — Research Innovation & Collaboration and Exchange Fellowships

The East-West Center (EWC) provides fellowships for scholars, researchers, or journalists from the Indo-Pacific Region, including the United States, to undertake research or other projects on topics related to environmental issues and geopolitics in the Indo-Pacific region. Fellows receive a stipend, support, and travel funding. The application deadline is 01 June 2023. RICE Fellowships

International Journalists’ Programmes — Fellowship for Climate and Energy Topics

International Journalists’ Programmes (IJP) announces a special fellowship for journalists interested in reporting in the field of climate and energy. Ten journalists, who are granted the climate & energy bursary, will receive training, support, and are welcome to pursue transnational research on a common topic during their fellowship. Each fellow will receive a stipend of €3.800 to help cover travel costs, accommodation and personal expenses. Eligibility extends to journalists working for any print, radio, online or TV media in Germany, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovenia, Slovakia, Poland, Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania. Fluency in German is not expected, but workable knowledge of English is a requirement. The deadline for application is 01 June 2023. About the fellowship

International Nature Image Festival — Biodiversity Short Films Contest

The International Nature Image Festival (FIIN) invites submissions of short films (duration 5-28 minutes) that promote biological natural heritage, natural regions, ecosystems, habitats and species of wild fauna and flora. All formats including animations, documentaries, fiction, experimental films and music videos are eligible. There are no regional restrictions for participation in the contest. The best short film will be awarded €4 thousand. The deadline to submit cinematographic works is 14 July 2023. Find more information

Charles Stewart Mott Foundation — Environmental Grant Making

The Mott Foundation funds grants in the United States and, on a limited geographic basis, internationally. The theme “Environment” supports projects around the world that protect communities and the ecosystems upon which they depend. The program “Transforming Development Finance” aims to guard against unwise capital investments in large-scale dams, extractive industries, and other major projects which threaten environmental sustainability and local economic opportunity in China, Latin America, and other regions of the developing world. The program “Advancing Climate Change Solutions” makes grants to reduce policy and financial barriers to investments in clean energy, and to provide technical assistance and networking opportunities to communities in the Amazon and Sub-Saharan Africa. Letters of inquiry are accepted all year. Info for Grantseekers

Thomson Reuters Foundation — Communicating Just Transition Issues

The Thomson Reuters Foundation offers a free communication course for organizations in Brazil working in communication and journalism. The hybrid course will consist of a series of 4 weeks of training in which participants will receive training in parallel with climate journalists. Applicants must be full-time employees with a role in communications and media engagement. The application deadline is 08 May 2023. Know more

Earth Journalism Network — Media Workshop on Covering Marine Pollution

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) hosts a virtual media workshop (June 2023) for journalists interested in reporting on marine pollution. Journalists will have the opportunity to workshop their story ideas, network with peers and editors, and connect with thematic experts and sources for their reporting. Applicants can be from any country in the world. Applicants from coastal countries are preferred. Selected participants will be eligible to apply for a story grant. The application deadline is 10 May 2023. Virtual Media Workshop

Earth Journalism Network — Story Grants to Support Environmental Reporting from Asia-Pacific Island Countries

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) offers reporting grants to journalists from island countries in the Asia-Pacific region to support the production of in-depth stories on climate, health and environmental issues, and solutions to address them. Journalists from low- and middle-income island countries will be prioritized. Applications are open to journalists working in any medium (online, print, television, radio) and other expert media practitioners with professional reporting experience and a history of covering ocean issues. EJN plans to issue approximately 20 grants of up to US$2,000 each. The application deadline is 17 May 2023. Environmental Reporting

Erik Hosking Charitable Trust — Writing, Photos, and Art about Birds and Natural History

The Erik Hosking Trust supports projects of scientific and conservation value on birds and other subjects of natural history through the media of writing, photography, painting, and illustration. Grants of up to £750 may be awarded to suitable candidates from any country. The application deadline is 30 September each year. About the application process



Rainforest Journalism Fund — Global Audience Rainforest Journalism Fund

The Global Audience Rainforest Journalism Fund makes grants to journalists reporting for wide-reaching major news media outlets on tropical rainforests in any part of the world. The projects could focus on tropical forests’ role in the overall climate equation and weather patterns, and the consequences for human life and living conditions caused by deforestation. Most awards fall in the range of US$5 thousand to US$15 thousand, but depending on project specifics may be higher. Proposals are welcome on a rolling basis. Global Audience Rainforest Journalism Fund