« Back to all Fundings

Africa Impact Seed Fund (ISF) 2024

Organisation: Pulitzer Center

Status: Open

  • Grant
  • Environmental journalism

Funding Size: $2,500 - $4,500

Deadline: 27/05/2024

  • Eligibility Criteria
    – Applicants should be university professors or researchers based in an institution;
    – Applicants are welcome to propose a project through a consortia of educators from universities in one or more regions of the country.
  • Type of Funding: Programmatic
  • Target Region: Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Application Language: English

The Pulitzer Center is calling for passionate educators and researchers to apply for the impact seed fund 2024 and turn their innovative ideas on the issues of climate and environment into reality!

The Pulitzer Center Impact Seed Fund (ISF) supports educational and engagement initiatives addressing the most critical issues confronting the planet’s ecosystems and communities.

The 2024 ISF focuses on a range of topics, including rainforests, oceans, and climate change, with a particular emphasis on its interconnectedness with workers and vulnerable communities.

What they fund?
  • Collaborative projects with Pulitzer Center-supported journalists or multi-disciplinary educators;
  • Collaborative projects with the most affected local communities, such as: knowledge exchange activities, student immersive learnings, biodiversity expeditions, and citizen journalism;
  • Insertion of results into teaching materials, campus debates, hackathons on social issues, student-led debates, and dialogues;
  • Support for webinar series, seminars;
  • Production and dissemination of visual content to support learning aids (short videos, documentaries, podcasts);
  • Small exhibitions on campus, such as photo exhibits or film screenings;
  • Journalism workshops for student press clubs;
  • Communication activities to promote citizenship related to the proposed themes;
  • Support for research activities: Adoption of data to improve the accuracy of ongoing research, insertion of data or knowledge in a book chapter.
Funding Information

ISF grants range from USD $2,500 to $4,500 with different budget sizes in every regional opportunities, so applicants have to read through guidelines that are appropriate to their region or countries. They expect projects to be implemented within four months of approval.

See here to learn more and apply.

Access the Fundraising Guide for expert advice on how to improve your fundraising applications and to identify prospective donors.

For the latest funding opportunities, profiles of media donors, and expert insight from GFMD’s MediaDev Fundraising Guide sign up for Bottom Line newsletter


You are using an outdated browser which can not show modern web content.

We suggest you download Chrome or Firefox.