Grants to Global Voices
2014 (Duration 1 year)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Global Voices aggregates, curates, and publishes news reports and commentaries from over 800 active volunteer contributors working in over 35 languages and 130 countries, surfacing stories and issues that are important but under-reported. This grant supports the Global Voices international newsroom and translation system, strengthening the organization's capacity to support its large base of authors, editors, and translators, and its ability to customize and syndicate its content for a broad set of international and regional news providers. It also supports the 2014 Global Voices international summit, commemorating its tenth anniversary.
2011 (Inactive Grant)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — Global Voices is a news service that draws on the work of more than 500 bloggers and translators around the world, with more than 20 paid freelance part-time regional editors and translators. Global Voices produces original, high-quality reporting for both the general public and for major newspapers and broadcast networks, many of which have closed their foreign bureaus. This two-year grant from the MacArthur Foundation will support high-quality journalism and news production.
2010 (Inactive Grant)
AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS — In support of the Citizen Media Summit.
The MacArthur Foundation awarded Global Voices $775,000 between 2003 and 2014.