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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Siri Olsson (email@example.com).
- 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