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Institute for Nonprofit News

Los Angeles, California

Institute for Nonprofit News was awarded $1,600,000 between 2011 and 2019, including 4 grants in Journalism & Media.


2019 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

The Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) is a membership organization for local, regional, topic-specific, investigative, and national nonprofit news organizations. It provides business, technology, legal and other relevant training for news entrepreneurs; fiscal sponsorship for nascent news operations; and opportunities for peer-learning and information sharing. It also advocates for the field among funders, assists the field in addressing industry-wide challenges, and negotiates on behalf of its members with service providers. INN serves the expanding field of nonprofit newsrooms and works to connect its member organizations to the resources needed to sustain and grow their activities. This grant enables INN to operate at a capacity commensurate with the demand for its services in the field. The outcome of this work is a stronger network of nonprofit newsrooms across the United States better equipped to provide the public with the news and information they need.


2016 • 2 years, 7 months • Journalism & Media

The Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) is a national membership organization supporting the growing set of nonprofit news organizations in the United States. It provides a mix of direct services, training programs, and field-building activities to strengthen the nonprofit and independent news sector. Shared media liability insurance, business and technology workshops, and opportunities to network and learn from peers are some of INN's most valued services. In six years, the organization has grown from 20 to over 120 members. This award provides general operating support to INN as it deepens its role as a critical resource for both start-up and more mature nonprofit newsrooms.


2014 • 1 year, 11 months • Journalism & Media

The Investigative News Network, established in 2009, serves the growing community of independent and nonprofit news organizations around the country with programs and services that advance the editorial and business goals of these organizations. Its members include local, regional and national nonprofit news organizations that conduct investigative or topic-specific reporting in the public interest.


2011 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

In support of operational and programmatic growth (over three years).

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