The Society of Environmental Journalists is a non-profit national journalism organization created by and for journalists who report environmental topics in the news media. It is the only North American membership association of professional journalists dedicated to more and better coverage of environment-related issues. SEJ’s mission is to strengthen the quality, reach and viability of journalism across all media to advance public understanding of environmental issues.

Types of assistance offered by the organisation:


Target group: journalists, environmental activists

Operates worldwide 

SEJ’s Fund for Environmental Journalism invests in public service reporting on environment and the journalists who produce it. Only people who qualify for membership in SEJ are eligible to apply for Fund for Environmental Journalism grants, that is, you must be a journalist, professor or student who is not employed to do any public relations work on environmental issues.