The Media Program supports all sectors of the media, whether it be traditional print, online, or radio. Current and past grantees have worked to raise national awareness of environmental issues, as well as present environmental news in new and engaging ways.
Below is a list of the Foundation’s 2013 grantees through its environment media portfolio.
General Operating Support – $55,000 (first payment of a two-year grant)
Grist is an influential online media platform that is one of the nation’s most preeminent environmental news sources. Its mission is to set the agenda by showing how green is reshaping the world and to empower a new generation to make change. With a direct monthly audience of over 1,500,000 people, primarily in their 20s and 30s, and partnerships with leading outlets including The Washington Post, Yahoo! and YouTube that help Grist reach millions more, Grist has a tangible impact on the planet. In a recent reader survey, 84 percent of respondents said they had changed a behavior or an action based on content encountered in Grist.