Investigation Grants for Environmental Journalism: Europe
Funding Size: 400,000€
Applications are now open for the Investigation Grants for Environmental Journalism programme to support cross-border teams of professional journalists and/or news outlets to conduct investigations into environmental affairs related to Europe.
While news media and newsrooms still predominantly operate nationally, most power structures and societal and environmental problems transcend national boundaries. This grant programme is therefore aimed at cross-border teams of investigative journalists and newsrooms to investigate and document illegal, unreported and unregulated abuse of nature that involves European affairs in and outside Europe. Next to investigations of environmental issues that transcend borders, this programme can also support and stimulate comparative investigations into local environmental issues and policies between two or more regions or cities.
The grants can also offer support to preliminary work in the development of new investigative projects. The grant can cover working time and expenses such as logistics, travel, insurance, access to legal support, translations, access to technology and data sets, etc.