Our portfolio

Our grantees are independent, nonprofit news organizations that hold the powerful accountable, combat disinformation, and deepen civic participation in their communities.

Explore this map to see where our grantees are making an impact.

Map of the United States with dots in each city AJP has a grantee office

The Beacon

Wichita, KS / Kansas City, MO

Building a regional nonprofit news network to serve Kansas and Missouri.

Meet The Beacon

Block Club Chicago

Chicago, IL

Block Club Chicago is a nonprofit news organization dedicated to delivering reliable, relevant, and nonpartisan coverage of Chicago’s diverse neighborhoods. 

Meet Block Club Chicago

Capital B

Atlanta, GA

A Black-led, nonprofit local and national news organization reporting for Black communities across the country, launching 2022

Meet Capital B

Centro de Periodismo Investigativo

San Juan, PR

An award-winning investigative newsroom in Puerto Rico

Meet Centro de Periodismo Investigativo


Colorado / Chicago, IL / Indiana / Detroit, MI / New York, NY / Philadelphia, PA

A new network of topical newsrooms covering education, health, and voting.

Meet Chalkbeat


New York, NY

Independent journalism serving the people of New York City.


City Bureau

Chicago, IL / Detroit, MI / Cleveland, OH

Bringing people together to produce media that is impactful, equitable and responsive to the public

Meet City Bureau


Berkeley, CA / Oakland, CA

Building community through local journalism in the Bay Area

Meet Cityside

The Connecticut Mirror

Hartford, CT

Statewide reporting on public policy, government and politics

Meet The Connecticut Mirror


New York, NY

Connecting immigrants to the information and resources they need

Meet Documented
New York City

El Paso Matters

El Paso, TX

Creating solutions-driven conversations about complex issues shaping the El Paso region

Meet El Paso Matters

Houston Local News Initiative

Houston, TX

Providing quality local news for Houston that reflects the needs of the diverse communities it serves.

Meet Houston Local News Initiative


Anchorage, AK / Phoenix, AZ / Washington, DC

Reporting on Indigenous people and issues and building opportunities for Indigenous journalists

Meet ICT


San Diego, CA

Committed to exposing wrongdoing and holding powerful people and institutions accountable

Meet inewsource

Louisville Public Media

Louisville, KY

Informs, inspires and empowers through independent news, music, education and experiences that reflect our diverse community

Meet Louisville Public Media

The Marshall Project

New York, NY / Cleveland, OH

Launching a network of local news operations to improve criminal justice reporting in three communities

Meet The Marshall Project

Mississippi Today


Free, nonpartisan news is the antidote to apathy and an essential key to government accountability

Meet Mississippi Today

MLK50: Justice Through Journalism

Memphis, TN

Reporting on the intersection of poverty, power and policy

Meet MLK50: Justice Through Journalism

Montana Free Press


In-depth Montana news, information, and analysis

Meet Montana Free Press
Montana Free Press

Mountain State Spotlight

West Virginia

Journalism that exposes abuses of power by government, business and other institutions

Meet Mountain State Spotlight

The Nevada Independent


Providing Nevadans with in-depth news coverage and informed opinions that shed light on the matters that affect them most

Meet The Nevada Independent
The Nevada Independent team


Omaha, NE

Community-led local news and information in North Omaha


Ohio Local News Initiative


A statewide network of independent newsrooms in Ohio, launching in 2022 with a first newsroom in Cleveland

Meet Ohio Local News Initiative

Open Campus

California / Colorado / Tampa, FL / Chicago, IL / Indiana / Mississippi / Cleveland, OH / Pittsburgh, PA / El Paso, TX

Working to transform local reporting on college by combining the sophistication of a national newsroom that knows a topic very deeply with the engagement of a community newsroom that knows a place very deeply.

Meet Open Campus
Open Campus Grantee Featured Photo

Outlier Media

Detroit, MI

News and accountability for Detroiters

Meet Outlier Media

Sahan Journal


Sahan Journal is a nonprofit digital news organization that engages diverse communities with its journalism and builds racial equity in Minnesota.

Meet Sahan Journal

San José Spotlight

San José, CA

San José's only nonprofit news organization dedicated to independent political and business reporting.

Meet San José Spotlight

Spotlight PA


Spotlight PA is the largest statewide news organization in Pennsylvania and the most ambitious collaborative journalism project in the state’s history.

Meet Spotlight PA


Portland, OR

Collaborative reporting in Oregon and Indian Country

Meet Underscore


New Orleans, LA

Producing in-depth journalism in New Orleans.

Meet Verite



The largest newsroom in Vermont and the primary source of news in the state.

Meet VTDigger


Charlotte, NC

Meeting a need for local news while serving new audiences


Wisconsin Watch and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service

Madison, WI / Milwaukee, WI

A partnership to catalyze a remaking of the local news ecosystem in Milwaukee and across Wisconsin

Meet Wisconsin Watch and Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service



An independent, member-supported, public-interest news service reporting on the people, places and policies of Wyoming

Meet WyoFile