GRID Arendal Grants 2021 for Investigative Journalism on Environment

GRID Arendal Grants 2021 for Investigative Journalism on Environment: GRID-Arendal a UNEP Partner is offering grants for investigative journalism projects focused on environmental crime in developing countries. Grant recipients will receive 25,000 Norwegian Kronor for the investigative journalism project.

GRID-Arendal is a non-profit environmental communications centre based in Norway and supported by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, among other donors. GRID-Arendal has over the years collaborated with the UN Environment Programme and other partners on projects that protect the environment, restore ecosystems with emphasis on supporting developing countries.

  • Grant Sponsor(s): GRID-Arendal
  • Grant to be taken in: Developing countries
  • Grant Slot: 4
  • Grant Worth: 25,000 Norwegian Kronor
  • Country Eligibility: Developing countries

To be eligible for the GRID Arendal Grants 2021 for Investigative Journalism on Environment, applicants must:

  • Be a professional journalist, either a staff member at a media organization or a freelancer with a record of publishing work in respected outlets.
  • Possess good experience in investigative journalism.
  • Be ready to undertake projects that are in-depth and investigative that breaks new ground and reveals new information about environmental crime that takes place within or across developing countries.
  • Develop projects that protect the environment, restore ecosystems and advance the Sustainable Development Goals with an emphasis on supporting developing countries.

How-to-Apply: Applicants for the GRID Arendal Grants 2021 for Investigative Journalism on Environment are to submit all application materials written in English and budgets expressed in Norwegian Kroner as a single PDF document and emailed to Valentin Emelin (yemelin@grida.no) and Siri Olsson (siri.olsson@grida.no).

Document Requirements

  • Resume or CV
  • 3 – 5 published work samples
  • Description of proposed reporting project, including plan for obtaining information and summary of preliminary research or reporting.
  • Estimated timeline for project
  • Estimated budget for project, explaining what grant money would pay for
  • Names and contact information of three referees
  • Publication plan
  • Acknowledgement of any other donors or sources of funding for the project if relevant
  • Statement about how you would operate safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Application Deadline: Midnight Central European Time (CET) on 22 January 2021

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