Grants & Funding

Anatomy of a Successful Grant Application: Joseph Rodriguez on the Audience Engagement Grant

April 2, 2013

By David Walker

© Joseph Rodriguez

David Lee, 40, a subject from Joseph Rodriguez's "Reentry in Los Angeles" project. Rodriguez will use the project as a springboard for training other journalists on how to cover the issue of integrating former prisoners back into society. Click on the Photo Gallery link below to see more images.

Among the four photographers who recently won Audience Engagement Grants from the Open Society Foundations was New York City photographer Joseph Rodriguez, whose application spelled out a plan to bring attention to a social justice issue: prisoners’ re-entry into society after their release. He will use his $26,000 grant to train aspiring journalists how to tell re-entry stories in ways...

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