Deadline: 15 October 2021
Open to: journalist networks, media organizations, civil society organizations or academic institutions
Benefits: grant fund has US$64,000 available for awards this year, shared among four to five projects
Applications are open for the Earth Journalism Network Biodiversity Media Grants 2021. As a part of the Earth Journalism Network’s Biodiversity Media Initiative project, they are pleased to announce a second round of grant opportunities for journalist networks, media organizations, civil society organizations or academic institutions that are working to improve media coverage of biodiversity and conservation issues in countries where information is most under threat and most urgently needed.
The Biodiversity Media Grants will support projects that:
This grant fund has US$64,000 available for awards this year, which would ideally be shared among four to five projects. Although applications for funding of any amount within this total will be considered, they would expect the average grant size to be between $10,000 and $15,000, with potentially a greater share of the total going to projects that demonstrate a critical need.
The jury evaluates all eligible applications in a comparative context and makes funding decisions based on the availability of funds, the program objectives, and the following assessment criteria:
The deadline for applications is midnight October 15, 2021, UTC-11. Applications submitted after the deadline will not be accepted. Please consider submitting at least one day in advance of the deadline to avoid any issues. Decisions will be communicated before the end of November, with projects anticipated to start in early 2022.
For more information, please visit the official website.