October 30, 2019

DEADLINE: ProPublica’s Local Reporting Network Grants

ProPublica's Local Reporting Network pays the salary and a stipend for benefits for reporters at news organizations across the country so they can spend a year working on an accountability journalism project of importance to their communities. 2019 deadlines: Oct 2 for state government projects; Oct 30 for local accountability projects.

October 1, 2019

DEADLINE: Fetisov Journalism Awards

These new awards aim to promote universal human values through the example of outstanding journalists from all over the world as their dedicated service and commitment contribute to changing the world for the better. Includes an environmental journalism category. Cash prizes. Nomination deadline: Oct 1, 2019.

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November 1, 2019

DEADLINE: Grady-Stack Award for Interpreting Chemistry for the Public

This American Chemical Society award recognizes, encourages and stimulates outstanding reporting directly to the public, which materially increases the public's knowledge and understanding of chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields. Winner receives $5,000 and up to $2,500 for travel expenses to the meeting at which the award will be presented will be reimbursed. Deadline: Nov 1 annually.

September 20, 2019

DEADLINE: Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund

The Center for Health Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism is offering Impact Fund grants of $2,000-$10,000 for groundbreaking reporting on the health of underserved communities in California, including an exploration of environmental conditions where people live and work. Deadline: Sep 20, 2019.

July 31, 2019

DEADLINE: The Imagely Fund

This annual fund is offering two $5,000 grants in 2019 — one each for a humanitarian and an environmental photography project. Open to professional or emerging photographers from any country, worldwide. Apply by July 31.

October 31, 2019

DEADLINE: OneClass Freshman Scholarship

OneClass, an education technology company in Toronto, Ontario, is giving away scholarships ranging from US$450 - $2000 to students enrolled or accepted for enrollment full-time in the 2019/2020 academic year at an accredited US, Canadian or Australian post-secondary institution. Deadline: Oct 31, 2019.

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January 15, 2020

DEADLINE: National Geographic Grants Program

The National Geographic Society offers three funding opportunities for projects in conservation, education, research, storytelling or technology: Early Career Grants (Apr 22, 2020 deadline), Exploration Grants (quarterly; next is Jan 15, 2020) and Requests for Proposals (deadlines vary by RFP topic). 

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December 1, 2019

DEADLINE: The Water Desk Grants

The Water Desk at the University of Colorado Boulder's Center for Environmental Journalism is offering grants to journalists for stories connected to Western water issues and intertwined topics: 1) Micro-grants (up to $1,000); rolling basis until December 1, 2019 and 2) Standard grants (up to $10,000);  Jul 15 deadline.

April 15, 2020

DEADLINE: The Planet Award, Global Youth & News Media Prize

The Global Youth & News Media Prize was established in 2018 to fill a gap in honoring news media that serve, support, attract and listen to young audiences. The Planet Award (deadline Apr 15, 2020) is one of three categories, along with The Journalism Award and The News/Media Literacy Award (deadlines Jun 25, 2019).

July 17, 2019

DEADLINE: CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management showcases the very best in environmental photography highlighting impacts on the Earth by humans. Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019  receives a £2,000 cash prize; Young Environmental Photographer of the Year 2019 (under 21) receives brand new camera equipment. Deadline is Jul 17, 2019.



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