San José Spotlight has received a $500,000 grant from the American Journalism Project, the nation’s largest venture philanthropy dedicated to local news. The grant will allow the South Bay’s only nonprofit newsroom to hire a revenue development professional and audience growth specialist to expand its reach—both topically and geographically.
The American Journalism Project today announced it is awarding a three-year, $1 million grant to Spotlight PA, the statewide newsroom founded by The Lenfest Institute for Journalism, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and other partners across Pennsylvania. The Lenfest Institute is matching the grant, bringing a total of $2 million into the newsroom to fun
The American Journalism Project will invest $1 million in Spotlight PA over the next three years, recognizing the newsroom as one of the most promising endeavors in the country to reverse the erosion of local journalism and provide vital, nonpartisan reporting that gets results.
Sahan Journal receives $1.2 million grant from American Journalism Project to expand diverse news coverage in Minnesota.
The American Journalism Project, a leading venture news funder and incubator, will invest in Sahan Journal’s revenue and business growth to fund new reporters and editorial expansion.
In conjunction with the American Journalism Project grant, the Chicago Community Trust pledged an additional $450,000 in matching funds to Block Club over three years.
American Journalism Project announces grants to four nonprofit news organizations to build upon their success and fuel their sustainable growth; welcomes new support from the MacArthur Foundation
The American Journalism Project announced grants to nonprofit news organizations in Chicago, Minnesota, San José, and Pennsylvania.
We have been in a decades-long crisis of contraction in the newspaper industry that has left communities across the country without access to information and lets power go unchecked. To begin to reverse this decline, a cadre of philanthropists are stepping up to the plate to help finance and sustain a new business model for local news.
American Journalism Project and Google News Initiative announce partnership to develop incubation program to support news startups
The American Journalism Project and the Google News Initiative are partnering to develop an ambitious program that will accelerate the launch of new nonprofit local newsrooms at scale across the country. As part of the partnership, GNI will support the American Journalism Project’s design and growth of a comprehensive local news startup program.
The LION Local Journalism Awards celebrate sustainable businesses and journalistic excellence in independent online news.
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