Support will help nonprofits serving New Orleans, New York City and Native communities build sustainable growth models and reach audiences lacking access to quality local news
Ohio Local News Initiative, led by American Journalism Project, taps local innovator to lead Cleveland newsroom
With $6M raised, the statewide network will launch a newsroom in Cleveland, is joining forces with Cleveland Documenters.
American Journalism Project welcomes Michelle De La Isla, former mayor of Topeka, Kansas, to its board of directors
The American Journalism Project announced that Michelle De La Isla, former mayor of Topeka, Kansas, and Managing Director at Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation (DRK), a global venture philanthropy firm supporting early stage, high impact social enterprises, has joined its board of directors.
In an effort to enhance the region’s journalism ecosystem and answer the community’s calls for additional news coverage, three of Houston’s leading philanthropies—Houston Endowment, the Kinder Foundation, and Arnold Ventures—are launching an independent nonprofit news operation in Houston that will emerge as one of the largest in the country.
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.
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.
Local coalition, working with the American Journalism Project, raises over $5.8M to launch nonprofit newsroom in Cleveland
Independent newsroom in Cleveland to launch in 2022, producing daily, high-quality, community-oriented journalism as part of a new statewide network of newsrooms across Ohio.
American Journalism Project announces new grantees; Makes investments in multilocal models for local news
The American Journalism Project announced five new grants to nonprofit news organizations that aim to provide specialized local reporting for audiences around the country. This brings the American Journalism Project's portfolio of grantees to 26 organizations and total investments made to nearly $25 million.
Giving Compass launches ‘Democracy and Informed Communities’ partner collection curated by the American Journalism Project
I’m excited to share that the American Journalism Project is curating a new partner collection for Giving Compass: Democracy and Informed Communities: Funding the News.
Quadrivium’s philanthropic investment in the American Journalism Project comes at a moment of great crisis for local news providers. The pandemic contributed to what was already an increasingly dire climate for local newspapers, one in five of which folded during the last decade and a half.