Funders

Funders may be foundations, companies, academic institutions or other sources of grants, stipends, fellowships or in-kind services to support local journalism.

Point Park University

Academic Institution

At Point Park, Pittsburgh’s only Downtown university, you’ll engage in a more active, more real, more professional education. You’ll have professors who teach from their own real-world experience when you … Last updated May 30, 2022

Press On

Civic/Community Organization

Press On is a collective of journalists, storytellers, and organizers rooted in, and practicing solidarity with, oppressed communities that birth social movements. It is based in the South, and it strives … Last updated March 27, 2022

Pulitzer Center

Foundation

Organization dedicated to raising awareness of underreported global issues. Direct funder who supports all platforms. “Largest single source of money for global enterprise reporting.” Fund 150 affiliate partners and support … Last updated March 18, 2022

Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF)

Foundation

The Radio Television Digital News Foundation (RTDNF), a 501(c)3 educational foundation, offers education and leadership development around the country to empower journalists with the tools they need to be news … Last updated April 13, 2022

Renaissance Journalism

Individual Donor

Nonprofit funder with focus towards encouraging journalism projects that take advantage of the tech-rich resource environment of the 21st century. They push initiatives and fund projects that force journalists to … Last updated May 30, 2022

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Civic/Community Organization

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press provides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of … Last updated May 30, 2022

Reporters Without Borders

Non-profit

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) defends the right of every human being to have access to free and reliable information. This right is essential to know, understand, form an opinion and … Last updated May 30, 2022

Reva and David Logan Family Foundation

Foundation

The Foundation is a Chicago-based family foundation that provides strategic grants to support social justice, the arts and investigative journalism both in Chicago and around the world. Dedicated to lasting … Last updated May 30, 2022

RIAS Berlin Commission

Non-profit

The RIAS Berlin Commission is a binational organization for the promotion of German-American understanding in the field of broadcasting. Pursuant to the Agreement signed on May 19, 1992 between the … Last updated May 14, 2022

Richard H. Driehaus Foundation

Foundation

Richard H. Driehaus, a successful investment advisor, made his first public philanthropic gesture in 1983, when he established his eponymous foundation. For the next decade, the Foundation made grants totaling … Last updated May 30, 2022

Rita Allen Foundation

Foundation

Since 1953, the Rita Allen Foundation has been shaped by the contributions of many people. The Foundation was established in 1953 and is based in Princeton, New Jersey. Its financial … Last updated March 27, 2022

Rory Peck Trust

Non-profit

The Rory Peck Trust is dedicated to the support, safety and welfare of freelance newsgatherers around the world. The Rory Peck Trust provides practical and financial support to freelance journalists … Last updated May 30, 2022

Santa Fe Community Foundation

Foundation

Community philanthropy organization that focuses giving around efforts that address social cultural, racial and economic disparities, cultivate the arts for diverse audiences and help promote a healthy environment. They are … Last updated May 30, 2022

Science Magazine

Individual Donor

The major focus of the journal is publishing important original scientific research and research reviews, but Science also publishes science-related news, opinions on science policy and other matters of interest to scientists and others … Last updated May 30, 2022

Scripps Howard Foundation

Foundation

The Scripps Howard Foundation is the philanthropic arm of The E.W. Scripps Company. In partnership with the company and the Scripps and Howard families, it is dedicated to bringing about … Last updated May 30, 2022

Sisters of Mercy North Carolina

Foundation

The Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation is a ministry of the Institute of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas operating exclusively for their Community and extending their outreach through … Last updated May 30, 2022

Society of Environmental Journalists

Individual Donor

Nonprofit membership association of professional journalists dedicated to improving coverage on environment-related issues. https://www.sej.org/about-sej/vision-and-missionLast updated May 30, 2022

Society of Professional Journalists

Foundation

The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 … Last updated March 25, 2022

Solutions Journalism Network

Non-profit

Nonprofit dedicated to facilitating “solutions” journalism; “where and how people are doing better against a problem.” In addition to issuing grants they also provide training and networking opportunities for journalists. … Last updated March 27, 2022

Stand Together Fellowships

Foundation

History demonstrates that people are capable of extraordinary things when they have the freedom and opportunity to learn, contribute, and succeed. But too often, barriers of all kinds stand in the way … Last updated May 30, 2022