ProPublica was awarded $6,500,000 between 2007 and 2017, including 6 grants in MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions and Journalism & Media.

$3,000,000

2017 • 5 years • Journalism & Media

ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit journalism organization that conducts investigative reporting in the public interest. It pursues high impact investigations on issues of national importance and disseminates those stories through a variety of platforms. Its particular strengths include data-driven investigations and collaborations with local newsrooms, ensuring that nationally significant issues are made relevant for local audiences. The intended outcome is to expose corruption and abuse of power in the public and private sectors on behalf of the public.

$1,000,000

2014 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit journalism organization conducting investigative reporting in the public interest. It pursues high impact investigations on issues of national significance -- from money in politics and patient safety to the environmental hazards of fracking and the debt crisis -- and disseminates those stories in print, television, radio, and the Web through over 100 publishing partners. It is a leader among a new generation of nonprofit journalism organizations which are filling a growing gap in investigative (and local and international) reporting, creating new models of collaborative journalism, and distinguishing themselves by publishing in multiple platforms.

$1,000,000

2013 • 2 years • MacArthur Award for Creative & Effective Institutions

ProPublica is a national, independent, journalism organization conducting investigative reporting in the public interest. Its reporting is particularly strong in the areas of health, the environment, and financial issues. Its work is distributed by news organizations that include The New York Times, Washington Post, National Public Radio, FRONTLINE, CBS, and hundreds of local news organizations. It is a leader among a new generation of nonprofit journalism organizations which are filling a growing gap in investigative reporting, creating new models of collaborative journalism, and publishing in multiple platforms. This institutional grant will be used to increase ProPublica’s cash reserve.

$750,000

2011 • 3 years • Journalism & Media

In support of general operations (over three years).

$500,000

2009 • 2 years • Journalism & Media

In support of general operations (over two years).

$250,000

2007 • 1 year

In support of the online component of a new investigative journalism project.

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