The Rainforest Journalism Fund offers two types of grants to journalists.
Journalists reporting for major American and European news outlets on tropical rainforests in any part of the world can apply.
Journalists based in and reporting for local and regional outlets in the Congo Basin region are also eligible to apply.
Applicants may be awarded $2,500 to $7,500 or a higher amount, depending on project specifics.
For approved projects, half of the grant amount is generally paid just before travel and the remainder on submission of the principal material for publication or broadcast.
The grants are open to journalists, writers, photographers, radio producers or filmmakers, staff journalists as well as freelancers of any nationality.
Applications must be submitted in English.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.
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