Five philanthropies plan to spend more than $20 million to bolster news coverage in Houston and create what they say will be one of the largest local nonprofit news organizations in the country.
Five foundations, including three local philanthropies, are investing more than $20 million to launch an independent nonprofit news outlet in Houston, entering the city’s competitive media landscape.
A group of philanthropies is launching an independent nonprofit news organization in Houston with initial funding of more than $20 million, marking one of the biggest investments into local news in recent years.
Three Houston philanthropies are coming together to launch an independent nonprofit news operation in Houston, executives tell Axios.
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.
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.