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The 2020 Media Impact Forum — Earth to World: Cool It
A series of online discussions on philanthropy's role in amplifying media's efforts to address the world's most urgent crisis.
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The 2020 Media Impact Forum — Earth to World: Cool It

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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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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The 2020 Media Impact Forum

If you are unable to locate the zoom information of any session, please contact Marie Porter at marie@mediafunders.org.   With the health and safety of our network in mind, we have decided to revise our plans for our upcoming Media Impact Forum. We are converting what would normally have been our daylong funder gathering into […]

The 2020 Journalism Funders Gathering

This annual gathering provides an important opportunity to strengthen connections among journalism funders from across the country, and to provide opportunities for funders to discuss their work among peers. HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? After undergoing a yearlong strategic planning process to help us better serve the growing fields of media and philanthropy, we have […]

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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We are working on gathering the field to continue critical discussions on media's role in shining a light on racial injustice. In the meantime, we are looking forward to highlighting climate justice in next week's #MIForum. https://bit.ly/2XDYetE #blacklivesmatter

"For the love of God white America, which part of this don't we get?"@go_grant's blog "One Life" a response to latest violence against black America https://bit.ly/2TVhpge #JusticeForGeorge #GeorgeFloydProtest #AhmaudArbery #BlackLivesMatter @MemPeaceJustice @Kaepernick7

@HeinzEndow @go_grant @MemPeaceJustice @Kaepernick7 Important call to action from @go_grant for White America - allies and otherwise - to account for the countless victims of racism, including ourselves. "Stop dismissing racism as just another “issue” and see it for what it is: poison in the well from which we all drink."