Projects funded by this grant should have a strong thematic focus on climate change. Applications that include youth-dimensions or training opportunities for young journalists are preferred. This year the fund would also consider projects that enable young journalists to report about or possibly attend the COP21 Climate Summit in December 2015.
Internews’ Earth Journalism Network: Climate Communications Educators Fund
The Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) is inviting applications for the Climate Communications Educators Fund. The deadline for this opportunity is the 14th of August 2015.The Fund invites organisations to apply for the Climate Communications Educators Fund grant opportunity, which will support educators throughout the world to build the capacity of young and aspiring journalists to access, understand, and report on climate information.The Climate Educators Fund is focused on creating, localising, and sharing training methodologies and materials among individuals and organisations who teach climate change communication. This fund has flexible spending guidelines that enable educators to experiment with teaching approaches, invest in activities tied to their curricula, and respond to communities’ needs outside the classroom.