The Pulitzer Center is inviting applications for the Gender Equality Grants Program. It is designed to help journalists take to a new level the reporting on issues related to gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.
Women and girls are disproportionately affected by global crises and face discrimination and violence worldwide. In the fight against the disparities they endure, they show resilience, strength, and leadership.
They aim to support teams that reflect the communities they report on. They hope the Gender Equality Grant can help their partner organizations advance their diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and commitments.
Pulitzer Center a non-profit organization that supports independent global journalism is seeking applications for investigative data-driven projects on issues related to gender equality and the empowerment of women & girls.
- They do not have a budget range. They will consider projects of any scope and size and they are open to supporting multiple projects each year. The average size of a Pulitzer Center grant is $5,000, but may be more or less depending on circumstances.
- This opportunity is open to U.S. residents and journalists around the world.
- They are open to proposals from freelance journalists, staff journalists, or groups of newsrooms working in collaboration with a project idea.
- They want to make sure that people from many backgrounds and perspectives are empowered to produce journalism.
- They strongly encourage proposals from journalists and newsrooms who represent a broad array of social, racial, ethnic, underrepresented groups, and economic backgrounds.
Applications include the following:
- A description of the proposed project in no more than 250 words.
- A thorough publication plan. Letters of interest or commitment from editors and news outlets should be included.
- A preliminary budget estimate, including a basic breakdown of costs. Travel grants cover hard costs associated with the reporting; please do not include stipends for the applicants. Local reporting partner/translator/driver fees are acceptable.
- Three samples of published work, either print or broadcast.
- Three professional references. These can be either contact information, or letters of recommendation. The latter is encouraged when letters from interested producers or editors are available.
- A copy of your curriculum vitae.
For more information, visit https://pulitzercenter.org/gender-equality-grants