Grantee Profile


Grants to ProPublica

  • $1,000,000Active Strategy

    2013 (Duration 1 year)

    MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — ProPublica is a national, independent, journalism organization conducting investigative reporting in the public interest. Its reporting is particularly strong in the areas of health, the environment, and financial issues. Its work is distributed by news organizations that include The New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, FRONTLINE, CBS, and hundreds of local news organizations. It is a leader among a new generation of nonprofit journalism organizations which are filling a growing gap in investigative reporting, creating new models of collaborative journalism, and publishing in multiple platforms. This institutional grant will be used to increase ProPublica's cash reserve.

  • $750,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Duration 3 years)


    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)


    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of general operations (over two years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)


    NEW YORK, NEW YORK — In support of the online component of a new investigative journalism project.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded ProPublica $2,500,000 between 2003 and 2014.

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