Funders

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

Stand Together Trust

Foundation

The Stand Together Trust partners with social entrepreneurs who have a passion and personal knowledge in their subject area and deep belief in the dignity of all people. It seeks … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Alexia Foundation

Foundation

The Alexia promotes the power of photojournalism to give voice to social injustice, to respect history lest we forget it and to understand cultural difference as our strength – not … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Arizona Republic

For-profit company

The Arizona Republic is an American daily newspaper published in Phoenix. Circulated throughout Arizona, it is the state’s largest newspaper. Since 2000, it has been owned by the Gannett newspaper … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Boston Globe

For-profit company

The Boston Globe is New England’s foremost regional news source dedicated to providing in-depth coverage in breaking news, sports, business, lifestyle, and arts. With a mission to provide truth and … Last updated April 6, 2022

The Cannon Foundation

Foundation

Charles A. Cannon firmly believed in free enterprise and the importance of giving back to others.  Mr. Cannon knew that a life well lived was a life in which personal … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Carter Center

Civic/Community Organization

The Carter Center is guided by the principles of its Founders, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter. Founded, in partnership with Emory University, on a fundamental commitment to human rights and the … Last updated May 30, 2022

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Foundation

Private foundation funding nonprofit organizations. The broader mission goals espoused by their philanthropy are to Improve the lives of children, enable creative pursuit of science, advance reproductive health, and conserve … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Freedom Forum Institute

Civic/Community Organization

The Freedom Forum’s mission is to foster First Amendment freedoms for all. It works to raise awareness of First Amendment freedoms through education, advocacy and action, sharing the stories of … Last updated March 28, 2022

The Fund for American Studies

Non-profit

The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is a 501(c)3 educational nonprofit that is changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Its transformational programs teach the principles of … Last updated May 30, 2022

The GroundTruth Project

Non-profit

The GroundTruth Project is an award-winning, independent, nonpartisan, nonprofit news organization dedicated to supporting the next generation of journalists in the U.S. and around the world. Its mission is to … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Harold W. McGraw, Jr, Center for Business Journalism

Foundation

The mission at the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Center for Business Journalism is to enhance the quality and depth of business and economic news coverage. Financed by a $3 million … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Hatch Institute

Foundation

The Hatch Institute provides a forum for the next generation of public-service journalists and mentors those new to investigative work. Its goal is clear: empower independent reporters by giving them the … Last updated March 31, 2022

The Indianapolis Star

For-profit company

The source for Indianapolis, Indiana news, breaking news, weather, sports and things to do. … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Jonathan Logan Family Foundation

Foundation

The Jonathan Logan Family Foundation supports organizations that advance social justice by empowering world-changing work in investigative journalism, documentary film and arts & culture. The foundation is a catalyst for … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Joyce Foundation

Foundation

The Joyce Foundation is a nonpartisan private foundation that invests in public policies and strategies to advance racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation in the Great Lakes … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Knight Science Journalism Program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Academic Institution

The Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT seeks to nurture and enhance the ability of journalists from around the world to accurately illuminate the complex intersection of science, technology and … Last updated April 16, 2022

The Lenfest Institute

Foundation

Journalism requires new business models, powerful innovations and diverse audiences. The Lenfest Institute is working throughout local news ecosystems, in Philadelphia and beyond, to crack the code on a sustainable … Last updated March 31, 2022

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation

Foundation

The Manuel Rivera-Ortiz Foundation for Documentary Photography and Film aspires to encourage a new generation of photographers and filmmakers, armed with only a camera and a vision of a better world, … Last updated May 30, 2022

The Miami Foundation

Foundation

The Miami Foundation is focused on building a stronger Miami forever. Over the last 50 years it has invested more than $400 million into its community, and it houses more … Last updated March 26, 2022

The National Institute for Health Care Management

Foundation

NIHCM’s Approach NIHCM works with some of the best thought leaders in health care to build bridges and bring to light information on improving health. It has a broad network of partners … Last updated May 30, 2022