Journalists, media professionals, human rights and environmental defenders and independent media outlets based in Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru can apply for these grants.
Internews' Earth Journalism Network (EJN), the Internews Americas team in alliance with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) are offering grants for projects that seek to strengthen the capacity of organizations and individuals to produce high-quality, factual and engaging public information about the impacts of environmental crimes in the Amazon.
Applicants can submit proposals to create training courses, workshops, webinars, and to support the production of investigative and/or collaborative reporting on environmental crimes in the Amazon Basin.
Selected grantees will have access to feedback and editorial support from Internews' Americas team and EJN.
Grants range from US$5,000 to US$12,000.
Application deadline is Oct. 26.