Grantee Profile

Harvard University Nieman Foundation

Grants to Harvard University Nieman Foundation

  • $100,000

    2016 (Duration 2 years)


    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Nieman Foundation houses a dynamic set of initiatives to promote and elevate the standards of journalism, and to educate and support those poised to make important contributions to journalism's future. The Nieman Foundation is hosting a workshop for journalists aimed at improving reporting on housing and the deep connection it has to many key issues and stories in today’s headlines. The workshop establishes connections between members of the news media and leading thinkers on these issues, giving the issues and the evidence of how housing matters, a broader audience.

  • $63,000

    2013 (Inactive Grant)


    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — The Nieman Foundation at Harvard University will organize a workshop for approximately 25 journalists who cover the economy, the courts, and immigration. It will convene leading economists, policymakers, and stakeholders to explain how immigration affects the economy on the local and national level. The workshop will also provide participants with hands-on training on how to work with large immigration data sets. Selected participants will represent the broad diversity of U.S. media. Recognizing the rapidly changing political dynamics of the national immigration debates, the content of the proposed sessions will respond to current events.

  • $150,000

    1986 (Inactive Grant)

    International Peace & Security

    CAMBRIDGE, MASSACHUSETTS — To support two fellowships for journalists from Latin America (over three years).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Harvard University Nieman Foundation $313,000 between 1978 and 2017.

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