Grantee Profile

WGBH Educational Foundation Frontline

Grants to WGBH Educational Foundation Frontline

  • $2,250,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Duration 3 years)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — FRONTLINE is a PBS primetime news documentary series produced and presented by WGBH in Boston. For thirty years, FRONTLINE has provided in-depth and incisive reporting on major news stories as well as groundbreaking investigations of important under-reported issues. FRONTLINE is a core grantee in the media program's news and investigative reporting portfolio. The Foundation funds this set of television, radio, print and satellite news programs to preserve and strengthen journalism that is distinguished by its professionalism, high production values, and strictly noncommercial, nonpartisan, and educational mission. This grant supports FRONTLINE's television and digital content production activities.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2009 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of FRONTLINE/World reporting on Asian security issues.

  • $4,578,612Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of the FRONTLINE and the FRONTLINE/World series, and the expansion of the series' digital and online capabilities (over five years).

  • $250,000Active Strategy

    2007 (Inactive Grant)



  • $500,000Active Strategy

    2005 (Inactive Grant)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of FRONTLINE/World (over two years).

  • $400,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of a two-hour documentary commemorating the ten-year anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2003 (Inactive Grant)


    BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS — In support of expanded programming to cover war-related stories.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded WGBH Educational Foundation Frontline $8,178,612 between 2003 and 2014.

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