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Mitch Tobin for The Water Desk The Water Desk is now accepting applications for grants to support coverage of Western water issues and the Colorado River Basin.   We are offering two grantmaking programs: 1) Standard grants of up to $10,000. The standard grants support in-depth reporting efforts that lead to...

Water Desk grantees

The Water Desk has made $75,000 in grants to journalists and media outlets covering California water issues.

Announcing grantees for The Water Desk’s California Media Project

The Water Desk has made $75,000 in grants to journalists and media outlets covering California water issues.

Announcing our first grantees

The Water Desk is excited to announce our first grants to support journalists and media outlets covering Western water issues and the...

Defining The Water Desk’s scope and water journalism

The Water Desk is a new independent journalism initiative. We're starting up at a pivotal moment for both the news industry and water sector.

Building a network for water journalism

The Water Desk is building a collaborative network of media outlets that cross-publish content related to Western water issues.

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