To date, over $130 million of funds for local journalism have been raised by local funders and national philanthropies combined through the AJP, but community-based giving from local funders is an important area of focus for the new initiatives that the organization is working on.
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Nonprofit news organization Signal Ohio announced it has secured funding to launch a 11-person newsroom serving Akron communities with independent, public service journalism.
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While success is far from assured, the AJP’s track record so far provides reason for optimism. Berman and her team looked at organizations that received three-year grants and found that for every dollar it put in, the organization went on to generate $4.50 in new revenues.
Capital B, the one-year-old nonprofit news startup for Black Americans, has announced plans to launch its second local newsroom in Gary, Indiana.
Indiana Local News Initiative announced plans to launch a 25-person news organization to “produce accountability reporting” and start “innovative community journalism programs” in central Indiana.
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The announcement is the latest in a growing movement to revive local news in communities across the country with transformational investments in public service journalism by local philanthropies.
Hoosiers will soon have another source for news after a coalition of organizations and philanthropists raised more than $10 million to create nonprofit media outlets across Indiana.
The Indiana Local News Initiative announced its launch Wednesday as a not-for-profit media organization planning to create newsrooms in Indianapolis and Gary.
The Initiative is a new, nonprofit organization dedicated to making quality, independent local news and information freely accessible to all Hoosiers, with community and collaboration at the core of its mission.