The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the nonprofit journalism organization which provides funding for journalists covering under-reported stories around the world, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. This week, they’ve asked current grantees and alumni to share memories and memorable Pulitzer Center-funded projects on social media using the hashtag #PulitzerCenter10.
— Pulitzer Center (@pulitzercenter) October 3, 2016
The Pulitzer Center gives out more than $1.5 million in grants per year. We’ve written about many Pulitzer Center-funded projects in the pages of PDN over the years, so we thought we’d join in the celebration by sharing those stories and saluting the organization’s commitment to funding the work of photojournalists.
— Pulitzer Center (@pulitzercenter) October 1, 2016
Correction: A previous version of this story indicated that the Pulitzer Center had given out $1.5 million in grants to date. They give out $1.5 million in grants per year.
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