2020 • 2 years • Journalism & Media
The Center for Public Integrity (the Center) is a national nonprofit investigative newsroom. Based in Washington, D.C., the Center has a long tradition of exposing wrongdoing at the federal level. Under new leadership, the Center is refining its mission to focus on the issues that are undermining American democracy: the influence of money in politics, threats to participation in democratic life, and growing inequality. This grant provides general operating support and enables the Center to assign resources to new editorial priorities, invest in multimedia and data visualization storytelling tools, and partner with more local newsrooms and civil society organizations. These investments are intended to strengthen the reporting capacity of the Center and increase its audience and impact as a news organization.
2019 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges
The Center for Public Integrity (the Center) is a nonprofit, non-partisan, international organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. This project provides support for investigative and long-form reporting on nuclear issues that will provide congressional leaders with authoritative and relevant information about the true costs, risks, and hidden rationales for proposed nuclear programs. During the grant period, Congress will consider issues such as budget allocations related to U.S. weapons policy and whether the United States needs production facilities for 80 or more plutonium pits per year; both debates involving billions of dollars. The Center will investigate and report on these kinds of issues to promote a more informed Congress and a richer debate that informs decision making.
2017 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges
The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) is a non-profit, non-partisan, international organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. This award provides support for investigation and long-form reporting on nuclear policy issues, ranging from debate over modernization of the nuclear arsenal to management challenges in the U.S. nuclear weapons complex. Outcomes of this award include a public informed about important aspects nuclear policy and the risks of nuclear weapons through the investigation and uncovering information that would have otherwise remained unknown.
2015 • 4 years, 6 months • Journalism & Media
The Center for Public Integrity, established in 1989, is a leading non-profit investigative
reporting organization that covers domestic and international issues. Its mission is to serve
democracy by revealing abuses of power, corruption and betrayal of public trust by public and
private institutions. In 2015, the Center for Public Integrity's editorial focus included its longstanding,
influential reporting on money in politics, the environment, the health and safety of
workers, national security issues, and the juvenile justice system. The Center for Public
Integrity's investigations are distributed through a large number of partner news sources; each
investigation reaches tens of millions of Americans. General operating support from the
MacArthur Foundation allows the Center to make critical investments in a data journalism
infrastructure that will enhance the Center's ability to report across a range of topics, while also
providing it with flexibility to respond quickly to opportunities and to investigate important
issues as they arise.
2014 • 2 years, 6 months • Nuclear Challenges
The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) is a non-profit, non-partisan, international organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Through this grant, CPI launches a major investigative reporting effort directed at the Department of Energy's nuclear-related construction projects and weapons modernization efforts, investigating official mismanagement and contractor abuse. It also investigates a stumbling block in the U.S. strategy for curtailing fissile material hazards—the U.S. Navy's reliance on highly-enriched uranium—and clandestine networks that could illicitly supply nuclear materials or related technology to terrorists or states.
2013 • 2 years • Journalism & Media
The Center for Public Integrity is a national, nonprofit journalism organization conducting high-impact investigative reporting on government and corporate misconduct and mismanagement. The Center's thorough, thoughtful, and objective reporting and analysis is distributed and cited by major print, television, and radio news organizations. Its priority content areas include: money in politics, economic justice and finance, juvenile justice, the environment, workers' rights, government ethics, national security, international crime and corruption, and healthcare reform. This grant supports the core work of the Center: the investigations, the reports and stories that come from those investigations and the widespread dissemination of those reports to the public.
2012 • 2 years • International Peace & Security
The Center for Public Integrity is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. Its Fissile Material project will examine the large stocks of highly-enriched uranium and plutonium that remain at improperly-guarded sites and in unstable countries worldwide. It will present these issues for the public and policymakers in up to five major investigative series about obstacles inhibiting progress in control of fissile materials in the United States, Russia, China, Europe, Japan and South Africa. Funds will go toward salaries, legal review, travel, translators, photographers, freelancers and digital distribution.
2010 • 3 years • Journalism & Media
In support of general operations (over three years).
2008 • 2 years • Journalism & Media
In support of general operations (over two years).
2007 • 1 year
In support of general operations.