Grantee Profile

American Forum

Grants to American Forum

  • $300,000Active Strategy

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Journalism & Media

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — American Forum is a nonprofit media organization that works in 23 states to encourage more informed citizen debate on important social issues by providing news and opinion content focused on policy rather than politics to newspapers, radio stations, and television stations. American Forum works through 23 state editorial boards to identify issues of importance to the state and to provide local authors with support to create and distribute well-written and informative news and opinion pieces.

  • $375,000

    2001 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations and to develop and implement a plan for financial sustainability (over three years).

  • $300,000

    1998 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations (over three years).

  • $50,000

    1997 (Inactive Grant)

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — In support of general operations.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded American Forum $1,025,000 between 1983 and 2015.