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.

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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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Beyond Bars: It’s a Movement, Not a Moment

This program is organized in collaboration with Philanthropy New York, Brave New Films, Galaxy Gives, and the Justice Reform Working Group. The United States incarcerates more people than any other country in the world, with over 2.3 million people behind bars. The impact of America’s mass incarceration reverberates across children, families, and communities. ‘BEYOND BARS’ […]

JFunder Network Call – July

JFunder Network Calls are an opportunity to share what your organization is doing, learn about collaborative efforts from your peers, and stay connected to what’s happening in the field. If you’d like to present an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us know. Email MIF Manager of […]

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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