Fund for Environmental Journalism Grantees

SEJ celebrates past grantees! Please enjoy journalist bios, project descriptions and links to completed work. You can find them by round (below), topic or grantee name. Also see FEJ-funded projects by news organization.

2021:  Spring
2020 Rapid Response Grants: Round 1  |  Round 2  |  Round 3
2019:  Spring  |  Winter
2018:  Summer (inaugural Lizzie Grossman Grants for Environmental Health Reporting)  |  Winter
2017:  Winter
2016:  Summer  |  Winter
2015:  Summer  |  Winter
2014:  Summer  |  Winter
2013:  Summer  |  Winter
2012:  Summer  |  Winter
2011:   Summer  |  Winter
2010:  Summer  |  Winter

Topics

 

Grantee

FEJ Round

Funded Topic

Abel, David 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Abello, Oscar Perry; Brey, Jared; and Small, Chad 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Anselmi, Elaine Winter 2016 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Antonelli, John 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Appel, Adrianne Summer 2011 Open topic
Arsenault, Chris Summer 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Baehr, Leslie Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Baker, Shanna Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Berdik, Chris; Root, Tik; and Herrero, Juan Summer 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Berwyn, Robert Summer 2010 Open topic
Bienkowski, Brian Winter 2016 The politics and economics of renewable energy in the U.S.
Bloom, Deborah; Coxe, Charles; Francovich, Eli; Hawley, Steven; and Thompson, Chuck 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Boissoneault, Lorraine Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Bolstad, Erika 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Bourgon, Lyndsie Winter 2017 Amazon/Andes & Arctic/North Pacific
Bowe, Rebecca; Roberts, Chris; and Stoll, Michael 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Braxton Little, Jane and Bird, Winifred Summer 2012 Open topic
Brown, Hannah 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Brown, Richard Spring 2021 Religion, climate and environment connections
Brown, Valerie 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Butler, Kiera Summer 2011 Open topic
Butler, Kiera Summer 2013 Open topic
Carini, Frank; Detz, Joanna; Faulkner, Tim; and Kelly, Grace 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Carrier, Jim Summer 2010 Open topic
Carter, Casey and Cassingham, Colleen 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Caulfield, Claire and Kauanoe, Ku'u Spring 2021 Environmental health and justice in the U.S.
Chen, Angela 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Chilcote, Lee Spring 2021 Environmental health and justice in the U.S.
Coates, Karen Summer 2013 Open topic
Collier, Kiah Winter 2015 Open topic, including international
Collison, Dan Summer 2010 Open topic
Cowan, Steve 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Craig, Sarah Summer 2018 Environmental health
Crisp, William 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Daly, Natasha Winter 2017 Amazon/Andes & Arctic/North Pacific
Dance, Scott Winter 2016 The politics and economics of renewable energy in the U.S.
Davis, Tony Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Deaton, Jeremy 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Dinneen, James and Kennedy, Alexander 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Dodd, Scott Summer 2016 The politics and economics of renewable energy in the U.S.
Dunlap, Susan Summer 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Fieseler, Clare Winter 2015 Open topic, including international
Fieseler, Clare Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Finn, Maria and Service, Shannon Winter 2012 Open topic
Flatt, Courtney and Schick, Tony Summer 2014 Open topic
Frank, Laura Summer 2010 Open topic
Fraser, Barbara Winter 2017 Amazon/Andes & Arctic/North Pacific
Fraser, Barbara Spring 2021 Religion, climate and environment connections
Freeman Sewell, Brian and Moore, Molly Winter 2011 Open topic
Gahran, Amy Winter 2010 Open topic
Gammon, Katharine Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Ganter, J. Carl and Walton, Brett 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Garcia, Sierra 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Gardiner, Beth Summer 2014 Open topic
Gewin, Virginia Winter 2017 Amazon/Andes & Arctic/North Pacific
Godin, Melissa and Knott, Alex Spring 2021 Religion, climate and environment connections
Golden, Kate Summer 2010 Open topic
Graber, Cynthia and Twilley, Nicola Summer 2015 Open topic, including international
Gray, Audrey 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Gross, Liza Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Grossman, Daniel and Mitra, Maureen Summer 2013 Open topic
Grossman, Elizabeth Winter 2013 Open topic
Guerra, Roberto Winter 2010 Open topic
Haynes, Douglas Winter 2013 Open topic
Hearn, Lorie Summer 2011 Open topic
Heim, Morgan Winter 2014 Open topic
Henderson, Audrey 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Holden, Emily and Sneath, Sara Spring 2021 Environmental health and justice in the U.S.
Hyman, Randall 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Ignaczak, Nina 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Isabella, Jude Summer 2010 Open topic
Isabella, Jude Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Jérôme, Jean Pharès and Saint-Pre, Patrick 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Johnson, Spike Winter 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Johnson, Spike 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Jose, Coleen; Wall, Kim; and Hinzel, Hendrik Winter 2014 Open topic
Juhasz, Antonia 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Kapoor, Maya Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Kaufman, Mark Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Kaye, Kate 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Kelly, William Winter 2012 Open topic
Ketcham, Christopher Winter 2012 Open topic
Ketcham, Christopher Winter 2014 Open topic
Khan, Tasmiha Spring 2021 Religion, climate and environment connections
Kimmett, Colleen Summer 2011 Open topic
Kimmett, Colleen Summer 2015 Open topic, including international
Kintisch, Eli Summer 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Kistner, Rocky 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Koberstein, Paul and Applegate, Jessica 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Konkel, Lindsay Winter 2010 Open topic
Konkel, Lindsey Summer 2018 Environmental health
Kruzman, Diana 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Kruzman, Diana Spring 2021 Environmental health and justice in the U.S.
Kunichoff, Yana; Kanaar, Michelle; and Lydersen, Kari Winter 2016 The politics and economics of renewable energy in the U.S.
Lee, Jaeah J. Summer 2013 Open topic
Levy, Sharon Winter 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Loeb, Penny Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Lohan, Tara Summer 2012 Open topic
Lohan, Tara Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Lopez Gibson, Oscar Winter 2016 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Lydersen, Kari Winter 2012 Open topic
Lyman, Francesca Winter 2011 Open topic
Mack, Eric Summer 2010 Open topic
Macleod, Fiona Winter 2013 Open topic
Malewitz, Jim Winter 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Markham, Lauren Summer 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Markham, Lauren Winter 2017 Open topic
Martin, Amy Summer 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Martin, Amy 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
McGowan, Elizabeth Summer 2018 Environmental health
McKim, Cooper 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
McNeill, Claire and Pendygraft, John Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Medrano, Lourdes Winter 2017 Amazon/Andes & Arctic/North Pacific
Moore, Rico Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Moran, Barbara Summer 2012 Open topic
Morehouse, Lisa Summer 2010 Open topic
Morehouse, Lisa Winter 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Moskowitz, David 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Nauman, Talli Summer 2013 Open topic
Nelson, Cheryl 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Nuwer, Rachel Summer 2014 Open topic
Nuwer, Rachel Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Ogburn, Stephanie Winter 2011 Open topic
Olalde, Mark Winter 2015 Open topic, including international
Oldham, Jennifer Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Ong, Sandy and Carver, Edward Winter 2017 Open topic
Oosthoek, Sharon 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Papenfuss, Mary Winter 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Peacher, Amanda Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Peeples, Lynne 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Penrod, Emma Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Perkins, Tom 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Peterson, Erica Summer 2012 Open topic
Philip, Leila 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Phillips, Ari Winter 2012 Open topic
Pinchin, Karen Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Pisharoty, Sangeeta and Agarwal, Kabir Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Pizarro, Jordi Winter 2014 Open topic
Plautz, Jason Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Popkin, Gabriel Summer 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Popkin, Gabriel Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Porter, Claire Marie 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Redfern, Jerry Summer 2015 Open topic, including international
Repanshek, Kurt 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Rice Lamb, Yanick Spring 2021 Environmental health and justice in the U.S.
Ritchie, Bruce Summer 2010 Open topic
Robbins, James Summer 2011 Open topic
Robinson, Britany 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Ropeik, Annie 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Rosen, Julia 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Rosen, Yereth 2020 Round 1 Oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Roth, Sammy Summer 2016 The politics and economics of renewable energy in the U.S.
Rubin, Steven Summer 2011 Open topic
Rush, Drew Winter 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Rush Mueller, Elizabeth Winter 2015 Land-use issues of North America
Samuel, Molly Summer 2011 Open topic
Schuler, Timothy Spring 2021 Religion, climate and environment connections
Schwartzstein, Peter Winter 2015 Open topic, including international
Schwing, Emily Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Sekine, Emily 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Sergerstrom, Carl Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Sethi, Simran Spring 2019 Biodiversity and community-based conservation
Sherriff, Lucy 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Simons, Eric Summer 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Smith, Gavin 2020 Round 2 Climate change or conservation in North America; oceans and coasts globally; water security in the United States; and the Mississippi River basin
Smith Heavenrich, Sue Winter 2011 Open topic
Stern, Marcus and Jones, Sebastian Winter 2013 Open topic
Sturgis, Sue Winter 2010 Open topic
Subramanian, Meera Summer 2012 Open topic
Szpaller, Keila Winter 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Terry-Cobo, Sarah Summer 2011 Open topic
Thirani Bagri, Neha and Hylton, Sara Spring 2021 Religion, climate and environment connections
Thomson, Jimmy 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Thomson, Peter; Hertsgaard, Mark; and Eaton, Sam Winter 2017 Amazon/Andes & Arctic/North Pacific
Tobias, Jimmy Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Torres, Mc Nelly Winter 2010 Open topic
Torres, Mc Nelly Summer 2018 Environmental health
Urbina, Ian 2020 Round 3 Climate change, conservation and environmental health in North America
Valentino, Stefano Summer 2011 Open topic
van der Voo, Lee Summer 2011 Open topic
van der Voo, Lee Summer 2018 Environmental health
Vyawahare, Malavika Winter 2015 Biodiversity and climate-change impacts in North America
Waldholz, Rachel Winter 2016 The politics and economics of renewable energy in the U.S.
Walton, Brett Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Weber, Christopher Winter 2011 Open topic
Wigglesworth, Valerie Winter 2011 Open topic
Wood, Ted and Robbins, Jim Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Woodside, Christine Winter 2018 Drinking water and stormwater in the U.S.
Yan, Wudan Winter 2019 Undercovered communities or diverse perspectives on public lands
Yousaf, Shamsheer Winter 2013 Open topic
Zhorov, Irina Winter 2017 Open topic
     

 


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