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News Match Opens With $3 Million in Matching Support for Nonprofit Newsrooms

News Match 2017, a collaboration between Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and MacArthur, is offering $3 million in matching funds to support nonprofit news organizations that play a vital role in ... Read More

"Podcast: ProPublica’s Boom in Gifts and Readers"

The Chronicle of Philanthropy
Related Grantee: ProPublica
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MacArthur Awards 19 Documentary Film Grants

The new grants represent MacArthur’s largest single year investment in documentaries, and they bring the total number of documentary films supported by the Foundation since 1985 to more than 300. Read More

Staff

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Valerie Chang

Managing Director, Programs
Portrait of Kathy K. Im

Kathy K. Im

Director
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Elsa Leon

Grants Manager
Portrait of Jennifer Humke

Jennifer Humke

Senior Program Officer
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Lauren Pabst

Program Officer
Portrait of Beth Basta

Beth Basta

Team Administrator
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Maple Walker

Team Coordinator

Media Contact

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Sean Harder

Communications Officer

Evaluation Contact

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Joanna Cohen

Program Officer