Awarded to an individual, movement or organization that has demonstrated exceptional courage and leadership in combating corruption or protecting human rights, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the Rule of Law. Video competition deadline: June 30, 2021.
In a new effort to help provide support to photojournalists from diverse backgrounds as they develop their craft, The Everyday Projects will award two $6,000 grants to photographers to work on a long-term project in their community. Deadline: June 14, 2021 at midnight PT (June 15, 2021 at 3:00 a.m. ET).
The National Press Foundation and the National Press Club Journalism Institute will award grants of $10,000 to $25,000 to US journalists for stories in any medium that center on environmental justice and environmental racism in the United States. Deadline: Jun 15, 2021.
If you're a freelancer with an idea for a public records-based investigative project, the Gumshoe Group is offering grants of up to $1,500 to fund the research and work of filing open-records requests for your reporting project. May also include legal support. Apply by Jun 1, 2021.
Calling all creative writers whose muse is ecology: Contests in Poetry, Nonfiction and Fiction are now open for submissions. This year the grand prize in each genre is $1,000 each, plus $100 for each finalist. Open to new and experienced authors and artists alike. The cost to submit is $20. Deadline is September 6.
The first annual Covering Climate Now Journalism Awards is honoring journalists from every corner of the newsroom for their reporting on all dimensions of the climate story, especially solutions. There is no entry fee, and more than one entry may be submitted. Deadline: June 1, 2021.
The 2021 festival is scheduled for Sep 17-23 in Perm, Russia (or online depending on COVID-19 restrictions). Documentary filmmakers worldwide may submit new films directed in 2020 or 2021. Entries must reflect the style of documentarian Robert Flaherty and his film "Nanook of the North." Cash prizes. Deadline: May 10.
The National Press Club, aiming to bring diversity to U.S. journalism, is offering a $5,000 one-year, renewable scholarship to high school seniors preparing to enter college and intending to become a journalist. Deadline: Apr 15, 2021.