What is Media Impact Funders?

We know that our work occupies a somewhat niche space in philanthropy, so here’s a quick explainer from MIF Communications Director Nina Sachdev on how MIF is making a difference in the field of media philanthropy.

The Field of Media Funding

The term “media” now means so much more than just journalism and newspapers. Learn more about the importance of media funding and its role in preserving civil society, the scope of media funding, the history of the field and examples of foundations and their myriad initiatives to support effective media.

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Upcoming Events

As an event-driven organization, we’re constantly bringing changemakers together, whether in-person or online, to make strategic connections with like-minded professionals.

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Global Journalism Funding: Insights and Strategies

Join us for an enlightening session hosted in collaboration with the Journalism Funders Forum, a peer-learning community of Philea. We are excited to welcome Katie Donnelly, a research consultant with Dot Connector Studio, who will present the findings from the Media Impact Funders’ latest research. This comprehensive study offers a detailed snapshot of the global […]

Exploring the role of local forums to strengthen information, community and democracy

Media Impact Funders, Philanthropy for Active Civic Engagement (PACE) and New_Public invite you to a collaborative program to explore the critical need for a reinvented local forum and its role in strengthening civic engagement and democracy. Facebook is 20, and not coincidentally, these last two decades have been some of the worst years ever for […]

Mapping the Field of Media and Philanthropy: The Latest Data, Networks and Trends

Developed in partnership with Candid (formerly Foundation Center), our media grants data map is a free, interactive mapping and research tool that shows the full scope of philanthropically-funded media projects worldwide since 2009. This tool enables users to see, understand and dig deep into the numbers, networks and trends surrounding media and philanthropy.

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Join our growing network of funders who recognize the value of vibrant and compelling media to educate, inspire, and promote a just society.

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