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2022 Indigenous Environmental Journalism Story Grants Program

Organisation: Earth Journalism Network

Status: Closed

  • Grant
  • Environmental journalism

Funding Size: $1,450

Deadline: 02/02/2022

  • Eligibility criteria:
    – 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 worldApplicants must either have a working understanding of English or have a translator available to assist with communication with Internews staff;
    – Journalists who are not Indigenous are not eligible for this opportunity; however, they will accept applications from groups of Indigenous and non-Indigenous journalists. In these cases, the Indigenous journalist must be the lead applicant. Lead applicants are responsible for communicating with EJN and receiving funds on the group’s behalf, if awarded.
  • Type of funding: Programmatic
  • Target country: Worldwide
  • Application language: English, Spanish or Portuguese

The Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants to Indigenous journalists to support the production of in-depth stories that will call attention to climate justice, biodiversity, sustainable ecosystems, Indigenous leadership and other issues related to the rights and well-being of Indigenous peoples and communities.

Through funding offered by the Nia Tero Foundation and the Svenska Postkodstiftelsen (The Swedish Postcode Lottery), EJN is providing 20 grants to Indigenous journalists looking to investigate and produce stories about environmental degradation in Indigenous communities as well as explore strategies for adaptation, resilience and advocacy.

See here to learn more and apply.

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