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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Supporting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts in Journalism

As philanthropy works to support the rebuilding of local news in communities across America in a variety of ways, many funders are also aware of this persistent problem: the lack of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in media organizations. Part of building journalism that serves everyone is ensuring that newsrooms look just as diverse as the […]

Funders Concerned About Aids: 2019 Aids Philanthropy Summit

Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) will convene its 2019 AIDS Philanthropy Summit on October 28-29, 2019, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The FCAA Summit is the premier national conference for grantmakers interested in HIV/AIDS and social justice-related philanthropy, attracting approximately 200 foundation leaders and experts in the field annually.

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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