May 15, 2017

DEADLINE: Global Shining Light Award

This award honors investigative journalism in a developing or transitioning country, done under threat, duress, or in the direst of conditions. Cash prize and a trip to the 2017 Global Investigative Journalism Conference, November 16-19 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

June 30, 2017

DEADLINE: Banff Mountain Book Competition

As a key program of The Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival, the Book Competition is an internationally recognized literary competition that celebrates mountain literature in all its forms.  Over $16,000 in cash prizes. Deadline: June 30, 2017.

March 7, 2017

DEADLINE: IWMF Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists

Promoting the work and advancing the role of women in the news media across the globe is critical to transparency and a diversity of voices. This funding initiative enables the International Women’s Media Foundation to dramatically expand its support of women journalists reporting on issues of global importance that are typically under-reported. Apply by Mar 7, 2017.

February 17, 2017

DEADLINE: EJN Grants for Supporting Climate Change Reporting in the Pacific Islands

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is offering reporting grants to support the production of in-depth, previously untold climate change stories in the Pacific Islands. Deadline: Feb 17, 2017.

February 17, 2017

DEADLINE: Biodiversity Story Grants

Internews’ Earth Journalism Network is offering a second round of reporting grants to support the production of in-depth stories that highlight previously untold threats to global biodiversity or explore new conservation-based solutions. Deadline is Feb. 17, 2017.

February 15, 2017

DEADLINE: Mirror Awards

Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is now accepting nominations for the annual Mirror Awards honoring excellence in media industry reporting. Deadline is Feb. 15, 2017.

May 1, 2017

DEADLINE: Witnessing Change Video Competition

This competition asks high school and college students to make videos that tell stories about the climate impacts experienced by their own communities. Cash prizes. Enter by May 1, 2017.

January 31, 2018

DEADLINE: Korva Coleman Excellence Awards

SPOT 127's national awards recognize outstanding digital media produced by high school and undergraduate students ages 14-23. Win cash and a trip to Phoenix. Enter by Jan 31, 2018.

February 15, 2018

DEADLINE: John M. Collier Award

Sponsored by the Forest History Society, the Award annually recognizes the author of the best article or series of articles on forest and conservation history. Open to any newspaper or general circulation magazine; professional or freelance journalist in North America; print or online. $1,000 prize +. Deadline: Feb 15, 2018.

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October 1, 2016

DEADLINE: FIJ Schuster Investigative Journalism Diversity Initiative

The Fund for Investigative Journalism (FIJ) and the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University will award fellowships and grants up to $9,000 for independent investigative reporting by women and journalists of color. Apply by Oct 1.



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