Donors

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting extends its greatest appreciation to our supporters and donors. Primary core support for the Pulitzer Center has come from Emily Rauh Pulitzer, The Emily Rauh Pulitzer Foundation, The David and Katherine Moore Family Foundation, Barbara and Richard Moore, The New York Community Trust - Deborah W. and Timothy P. Moore Fund, Joseph Pulitzer V, Deirdre and Peter Quesada, William Bush, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Trellis Charitable Fund, Arnold Ventures, and The Kendeda Fund.

Additional project-specific funding since the Center began in 2006 has come from:

  • AJWS in support of reporting and outreach on property rights globally
  • Art for Justice Fund in support of reporting and education outreach related to mass incarceration. The Art for Justice Fund was created by Agnes Gund in partnership with the Ford Foundation and Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors.
  • The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in support of in-depth coverage of under-reported global health and development issues
  • Carnegie Corporation of New York in support of reporting on at-risk states and related educational initiatives, including the Fragile States project. The information flow from Pulitzer Center’s fresh, in-depth reporting greatly enhances efforts to develop coherent, fact-based approaches to these states at risk and to surface better practices in policy response.
  • Conrad N. Hilton Foundation in support of the West Africa water and sanitation reporting initiative launch at World Water Week 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden
  • The Educational Foundation of America in support of Global Gateway educational programs. Through this education initiative the Pulitzer Center engages teens and young adults in class and online by supporting development of issue-specific lesson plans, bringing journalists from the field to classrooms and promoting online dialogues about critical global affairs.
  • Eva Lohrer for the establishment of the Breakthrough Journalism Award to recognize and celebrate achievements of Pulitzer Center-affiliated freelance journalists
  • Facebook Journalism Project (FJB), an endowment gift to strengthen regional news outlets and community engagement. Support for the Pulitzer Center's initiative "Bringing Stories Home" is provided in part by FJB.
  • Green Cross Switzerland in support of the reporting and education outreach on issues of pollution as a global health concern
  • Henry Luce Foundation to support preliminary assessment and reporting on global religious issues, and to support "Religion and Power," a sustained engagement campaign on global religious issues through reporting and university collaborations
  • Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Department of Science Education in support of our Connected Coastlines reporting initiative
  • Humanity United in support of reporting projects centered on labor issues surrounding key commodities of gold, shrimp and palm oil, and in support of sustained coverage of Sudan in run-up to 2011 referendum. Current support for peace and conflict reporting and educational outreach.
  • Laird Norton Family Foundation for general operating support and educational outreach on global water issues, including the Pulitzer Gateway DOWNSTREAM: Our Water, Our Lives, and connections with schools and NGOs
  • Longview Foundation in support of Global Gateway DC - Global/Local Youth Engagement to bring the Global Gateway and related issues and technical workshops to Washington, DC-area schools
  • MAC AIDS Fund in support of HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean series including Heroes of HIV: HIV in the Caribbean, HOPE: Living and Loving with HIV in Jamaica and Glass Closet: Sex, Stigma and HIV/AIDS in Jamaica. This series portrays the human face of the epidemic, incorporating interactive multimedia presentations of essays, articles, poetry, photography, video documentaries, and original music. Series recognized as a Notable Entry in the 2008 Knight-Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism; LiveHopeLove.com received a 2008 Knight-Batten Honorable Mention, a 2009 Webby People's Voice Award and a 2009 Emmy for new approaches to news and documentary programming.
  • McCormick Foundation in support of Youth Media Chicago, including after-school media programs to bring the Global Gateway and related issues and technical workshops to Chicago-area schools
  • Norwegian International Climate and Forest Initiative (NICFI) in support of a five-year, $5.5 million initiative focused on raising public awareness of the urgent environmental issues facing the world’s tropical forests
  • Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) in support of reporting and education outreach on emerging nuclear threats
  • Omidyar Network in support of reporting and outreach on property rights globally
  • Open Square Charitable Gift Fund at the Schwab Charitable Fund to support a sustained issues-awareness campaign on the Democratic Republic of Congo, with special attention to issues affecting violence against women
  • Population Services International (PSI) and International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) in support of reproductive health journalism workshops at the International Family Planning Conference (2011 Senegal) and the subsequent collaborative reporting initiative in Africa on reproductive health
  • The Rockefeller Foundation in support of reporting and outreach aligned with the foundation's priority areas, which have included food security, global health, conflict and fragility, and climate change
  • Schulz Donor Advised Fund of Community Foundation Sonoma County in support of a series of podcasts for youth focused on international affairs
  • The Stanley Foundation in support of the UN Peacebuilding Commission, Fragile States and Rising Powers reporting projects. The Rising Powers project is part of the New Global Reality series, including Georgia and Beyond: Russia’s Response to Separatism and Ethnic Conflict, and India: Conflicts Within. The Rising Powers: The New Global Reality project is designed to raise awareness, motivate new thinking, and ultimately improve U.S. foreign policy regarding the global transformation that is occurring as a new group of countries exhibit a growing influence over the world's future.
  • United Nations Foundation to support the project “Beyond Seven Billion”
  • Wallace Global Fund in support of our reporting and outreach initiatives on population in association with National Geographic and PBS Newshour, and on extractive industries
  • William and Flora Hewlett Foundation in support of Carol Rosenberg's reporting from Guantanamo
  • Wyncote Foundation in support of our educational programs in Philadelphia
  • Anonymous for general operating support and educational outreach on infrastrure and global water issues, and connections with schools and NGOs
  • Anonymous in support of reporting and outreach on women, children, and climate change
  • Anonymous in support of reporting and outreach on extractives
  • Richard and Shirley Bansen, Abby Rockefeller and Lee Halprin, and Whole Systems Foundation in support of climate change reporting by Daniel Grossman

We are grateful for gifts for general support from the following organizations, foundations, and individual donors ($1,000+):

BDT Capital Partners LLC, Bread and Roses Community Fund, Bridgeway Foundation, Catchlight & San Francisco Bay Area Initiatives, Chobani Foundation, Civitas/Active Citizen 360, Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, craigslist Charitable Fund, Family Health International (FHI 360), Greg Carr Foundation, The Joyce Foundation, The Kesher Fund of the Cohen-Fruchtman-Krieger Family, Inc., Laird Norton Family Foundation, The Lodestar Foundation, MAC AIDS Fund, The Miami Foundation, The Minneapolis Foundation, Poklon Foundation, Putnam Foundation, Roundhouse Foundation, Stanley Foundation, St. Louis Roundtable, Wake Forest IPLACe, Whole Systems Foundation

Shirley and Richard Bansen, Elizabeth and Henry Booke, Margaret B. Carter, Justin Catanoso, Miriam Chavers, Maren Christensen, Betsy Dietel, Margaret O’ Donnell and Ned Donoghue, Jennifer Dunne, Lucille and Carl Harris, Joan Feeney, Louise Hilsen and Don Foley, Judy Coffin and Willy Forbath, Margaret and William Freivogel, Meg Gaydosik, Wendy and Fred Goldberg, Heather and Paul Haaga, Abby Rockefeller and Lee Halprin, Eldridge Hanes, Debbie Weil and Sam Harrington, Sivika and Dan Hunter, Eric Johnson, Madeline and Marvin Kalb, Elizabeth and William Kelly, Indira Lakshmanan, Deborah and Rocco Landesman, Frank Langfitt, Arthur Lieber, Hannah and Steven Lieberman, Frank Mazer, Kari McCabe and Nate McBride, Camille and Robert McDuffie, Cama and Robert Merritt, Elizabeth and Jan Miel, Karen and Justin Miel, Mary Miller, Elisabeth Moore, Leni and David Moore, Isolde and Joel Motley, Mary Norris and Patrick Oglesby, Robbin Orttung, Alice and Brian Powers, Elkhanah Pulitzer, Ramelle and Michael Pulitzer Jr, Michael Pulitzer Sr, Peter Rabley, Marie Ridder, Sheila and Paul Roberge, David Rohde, Cynthia and Andrew Rothschild, Marjorie Rouse, Antony Rudie, Cynthia Sauvage, Betsy and Glenn Sawyer, Kem and Jon Sawyer, Jane Schwarzchild and V. R. Shackelford, Dawn and Benjamin Shapiro, Martha Shirk, Kerry Smith, Steven Solnick, Sonni Efron and Paul Stares, Molly and Jay Watters, Kate and Fred Weber, Linda Winslow, Joan Woods

Many thanks also to our Persephone Miel Fellowship donors:

Bethany Aquilina, David Ardia, Barbara Belcore, Alyson Denny, Ford Foundation, Earl W. Gast and Sibel F. Berzeg, Meg Gaydosik, Anthony Garrett, Claudia Gwardyak, Margaret Henehan, Valerie Hobbs, Eric Johnson, Marlene Johnson, Marvin Kalb, Sara Mackiernan, Laurie Manchester, Elizabeth and Jan Miel, Karen and Justin Miel/Irving Kohn Foundation, Mary Norris Preyer Oglesby, Robin Orttung, Julia Pyper, Alexey Radovskiy, Marjorie Rouse, Antony Rudie, Kem and Jon Sawyer, Steven Solnick, Upstairs Realty, Kate and Fred Weber, in addition to the individual and foundation donors who contributed originally to our Persephone Miel Fellowship partner Internews

If you are interested in supporting the Pulitzer Center, please contact us at contact(at)pulitzercenter.org, or call 202-969-8259.