About the Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund

The Rainforest Journalism Fund aims to support and build capacity of local, regional, and international journalists reporting on issues related to tropical rainforests. One of the three rainforest regions of focus is Southeast Asia, including the mainland and island countries.

Any questions about the Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund? Contact Harry Surjadi, the Southeast Asia Regional Coordinator, via email at [email protected].

Apply for a Southeast Asia RJF Grant

Grants for journalists based in Southeast Asia reporting for local and regional outlets. Applications may be in English or bahasa Indonesia.

Learn more about guidelines for Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund proposals and apply here.

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Regional Advisory Committee

The Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund advisory committee is composed of leaders in journalism on issues relating to tropical rainforests, and members help to inform the priorities and direction of this initiative with their critical understanding of regional and local contexts.

Members of the Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund advisory committee review and provide independent guidance for proposals for local and regional reporting projects focusing on tropical rainforests in the greater region. The committee also helps to develop annual convenings for journalists reporting from and on Southeast Asia.

Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund Grantees

Resources & Events

February 10 - 19, 2023

Photo Exhibition: 'Passing for Protection'

In partnership with the Pulitzer Center, Southeast Asia Globe will host a photojournalism exhibition titled Passing for Protection. 

The exhibition will showcase photographs from Cambodia’s remote forests and the lives of those living in the Kingdom’s most controversial protected areas.

AUGUST 11, 2022

Ask & Apply: Grant To Report on Cambodian Rainforests

The Pulitzer Center, through the Southeast Asia Rainforest Journalism Fund (RJF), is calling for grant applications from journalists reporting on Cambodian rainforests. 

To help journalists prepare their proposals, we will host an online  “Ask & Apply” session. The session will be held via Zoom on August 18, 2022, at 1pm Cambodia time (ICT).

JULI 13, 2022

Perangkat Bagi Penerima Hibah Rainforest Journalism Fund

Bagi seluruh penerima hibah RJF, jurnalis yang meliput hutan hujan, dan pemerhati #RainforestCommunity:

Kami telah menyiapkan sebuah Rainforest Toolkit yang dapat membantu Anda melakukan liputan dan investigasi.

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Projects & Stories

Apply To Be a Grantee

To apply for a Rainforest Journalism Fund reporting grant, please visit the Grants page.

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