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Update Tuesday 2/06/2023:
The application period is now closed. Stay tuned for updates as we bring this project to life! team. Grants is the first Field Recording Program supporting people from underrepresented regions of the world to become professional field recordists. The participants get field recording gear, training and coaching sessions with our professional field recordists, and some funds to cover field trip expenses. 

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 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?

Unfortunately, the application period is now closed.

If you are interested in participate in future rounds, please register your interest here.

When is the deadline?

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

Who funds it?

The grant is entirely funded by 

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