Donor: Earth Journalism Network (EJN)
Application procedure: Online Application
Donor base: United States
Reference number: -
Eligible applicants: Individual
Deadline: 09.01.2023

Financial details

Grant size: Small - up to $100,000
Minimum grant size: -
Total available budget: -
Funding type: Grants
Maximum grant size: 1.200$
Funding ratio: up to 100%


  • Animal Welfare
  • Capacity Building
  • Environment & Natural Resources
  • Media & Journalism

Project Locations

  1. Africa

      Ivory Coast, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda

  2. Asia

      Bangladesh, Cambodia, Vietnam


1) Objective

They are accepting applications that seek to increase media coverage or train journalists on a wide variety of topics related to high-priority zoonotic viral spillover risks and disease mitigation. They are particularly interested in projects that help journalists find and use data and the latest scientific research in their reporting; explore ways to better explain the drivers of viral spillover and their intersections with other global issues; and elevate the voices of women and other marginalized communities most at risk.

Applications must be focused on the following zoonotic diseases. Proposals that center on diseases not listed here will not be considered:

  • Ebola
  • Marburg
  • Animal-origin zoonotic influenza viruses
  • Animal-origin coronaviruses (SARS-CoV, SARS-CoV-2, MERS-CoV)
  • Nipah virus
  • Lassa virus

2) Eligibility

Media organizations including traditional news media, broadcast media, development media, new media and independent media are welcome to apply.

3) Location

Actions must take place in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Uganda, and Vietnam.

4) Budget

They expect to award at least one grant to each target country, with an average budget of $1,200 each. They plan to issue grants in August 2022 with the expectation that all stories will be published by November 30 at the latest. Applicants should consider this timeline when drafting their workplan.

5) Application

The application deadline is 9 January 2023.

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