After a five-month open search, the Ohio Local News Initiative, a new nonprofit organization that has raised more than $6 million to serve Ohio, announced today it has hired its founding Cleveland Editor in Chief. Lila Mills, a bold innovator with a deep connection to Cleveland neighborhoods, will use her experience in community building and jour
Washington Post: ‘A community deserves options’: Why these Black journalists launched their own publication
In June 2020, as protests erupted nationwide following the murder of George Floyd, Lauren Williams and Akoto Ofori-Atta accelerated a conversation they had been having for nearly a decade. Their new site, the nonprofit Capital B, launched Monday morning with $9 million in philanthropic backing and a staff of 16.
Start Tribune: St. Paul nonprofit Sahan Journal awarded $1.2 million grant from American Journalism Project
Sahan Journal is the first nonprofit news organization in Minnesota that the American Journalism Project has funded.
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.
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