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Great Lakes Journalism in Canada

The Narwhal

  • Program Environment
  • Program Area Addressing the Freshwater Challenge
  • Grant Amount $80,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2023–September 30, 2025
  • Location Victoria, Canada
  • Geographic Focus Ontario

About this grant

The Narwhal is a nonprofit online news magazine that publishes in-depth and investigative journalism about the natural world in Canada. They are widely recognized as one of the best environmental publications in Canada and one that strives to include First Nation/Indigenous voices in every article they publish. With Mott Foundation funding, the grantee will be able to join the Great Lakes News Collaborative, a partnership across newsrooms and media outlets. They will deepen their reporting in the Great Lakes with existing partners in the Collaborative, expanding the geography and diversity of coverage and media capacity in the region. They will be able to participate in, contribute to and share content of the Collaborative to further raise awareness of the issues and threats to the Great Lakes.