Our supporters

The work we do at the American Journalism Project is made possible by the generosity of our supporters. We are grateful for their commitment to nonprofit news and for their support of our vision.

Our supporters include philanthropic individuals, family foundations, institutional funders and corporate partners — all who see the urgency of the crisis facing local news, and share our vision for sustainable nonprofit local news.

As we pursue this mission to establish and sustain local journalism as a public good, we are thankful to have these donors and partners alongside us:


$200,000 to $999,999

Arthur Vining Davis Foundations  |  Ford Foundation  |  Google News Initiative | Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation  |  Lumina Foundation  Erin and John Thornton  |  Natasha and Dirk Ziff Foundation

$5,000 – $199,999

Bruce Aidells & Nancy Oakes  |  Allen & Company  |  Simone Coxe  |  Dana and Neil Devon  |  Good Words Foundation  |  Greenfield Foundation  Kaplen Brothers Fund  |  Erica and Jeff Lawson  |  Roger Miles  |  Patrick Miller  |  Luis Miranda  |  Joe Natoli  |  News Corp  |  Present Progressive Fund  |  Rockefeller Brothers Fund  |  Susan Crowne Exchange, Inc. |  Karen Tarnow  |  Wyncote Foundation

The Lede

Meet our community of individual champions committed to supporting local news.


Leadership Circle

Simone Coxe

The Lede

Bruce Aidells & Nancy Oakes

Allen & Company

Dana and Neil Devon

Good Words Foundation

Kaplen Brothers Fund

Erica and Jeff Lawson

Roger Miles

Patrick Miller

Luis Miranda

Joe Natoli

Present Progressive Fund

Karen Tarnow


Learn more about joining The Lede

The American Journalism Project is guided by the same principles of transparency and independence as our grantees, who adhere to the ethics and standards of the Institute for Nonprofit News. Read our gift acceptance policy here.

Have questions about supporting the American Journalism Project? We’d love to talk to you:  philanthropy@theajp.org.


Photo courtesy of our grantee partner City Bureau.