The Pulitzer Center Underreported African Stories Grant

Opportunity type:  Grant

For:  Journalists + Photojournalists + Documentary Filmmakers.  

Deadline: Rolling

Rewards: Financial support

Location Eligibility: Worldwide

About this opportunity

The Pulitzer Center is seeking proposals from journalists worldwide to advance wide-reaching and relevant journalism on issues impacting communities in Africa, including but not limited to water and sanitation, land degradation and coastal erosion, education, maternal health, and climate resilience. They place special emphasis on projects that inform behavior and policies that improve the lives of the communities reported on, and they encourage local journalists to apply.


There is no budget range. 


  • They support projects across all media platforms and encourage ambitious proposals that combine print, photography, audio, and/or video for one or more news outlets. 
  • Grants are open to reporters, photographers, radio/audio journalists, television/video journalists, and documentary filmmakers. We are committed to supporting journalists from diverse backgrounds and of all nationalities. This opportunity is open to newsrooms, newsroom staff, and freelance journalists. 


Entry Fee


How to Apply

Apply using the link: The Underreported African Stories

All questions regarding this award should be sent to


Aug 02 2024 - Mar 29 2025

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