Earth.fm Grants (Global South)

We are thrilled to announce our first Field Recording Program, Earth.fm Grants!

Earth.fm Grants will support people in the Global South to become professional field recordists. The participants will get field recording gear, training and coaching sessions with our professional field recordists, and some funds to cover field trip expenses. 

Update Monday 1/30/2023:
We are excited to announce that our Earth.fm Global South Field Recording Grant has received an overwhelming response, with over 30 applicants! Our mission is to empower and support aspiring field recordists and it’s heartening to see the enthusiasm and passion for capturing the sounds of nature. We are working hard to ensure that this grant not only provides equipment but also creates a community of like-minded individuals who can share their experiences and knowledge. Stay tuned for updates as we bring this project to life! Earth.fm team.

Who is eligible?

The candidates must be:

  • Able to communicate in English
  • interested in nature field recording
  • based on one of the following regions of the world: South America, Caribbean, Africa, Middle East, South Asia, South East Asia, Oceania
  • At least 18 years of age

How much funding is available?

We help to acquire field recording gear or cover field trip expenses, based on the provided specific needs of each applicant. For the first round of Earth.fm Grants each participant can get up to $1.000+.

The program itself is valued at over $3,000 per participant, including the preparation, organization, training costs, provided audio gear, and field trip expenses. The total amount of funds available is $5,000.

How do I apply?

You can apply by filling out the application form

When is the deadline?

The application will close on the 5th of February at 23:59

Who funds it?

The grant is entirely funded by Earth.fm. 

If you are interested in sponsoring the next round, please get in touch with us.