Rainforest Journalism Fund open [Worldwide]

Posted on Nov 5, 2018 in Specialized Topics

Journalists interested in covering tropical rainforests can apply for this reporting grant.

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting has launched the Rainforest Journalism Fund.

The fund aims to support journalism projects on the following themes: the tropical forests' role in the overall climate equation and weather patterns globally, regionally and locally, and the consequences for human life and living conditions caused by deforestation; deforestation drivers; and solutions to halt deforestation.

English-speaking journalists reporting for wide-reaching major news media outlets can apply here. Selected applicants will receive US$$5,000 to US$$15,000. 

Journalists based in countries of the Amazon region reporting for local and regional outlets, working in English, Portuguese or Spanish, can apply here. Selected applicants will receive US$2,500 to US$7,500. 

Proposals are accepted on an ongoing basis.