Network Media

A selection of media created and / or supported by funders to drive social change. We’re happy to receive submissions. To submit media projects please email with details.


Funded by: ITVS, Danidas oplysningsbevilling, Nordic Film- & TV Fund, Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program, Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, Chicken and Egg Fund of Tides Foundation, European Partnership for Democracy/Press Freedom Consortium, Commonwealth Broadcasting Association, DR Sales

In 2008, Robert Mugabe won a controversial election which allowed him to remain in power as president of Zimbabwe, but forced him to create a committee to redesign the country’s constitution in a more democratic form. Read more

Change Gon’ Come

Funded by: The California Endowment

The youth media projects The California Endowment funds across the state provide an opportunity for California’s undeserved youth to express themselves through poetry, photography, journalism, and video. The Ryse Center encourages young people to engage community and express themselves. Read more

Merchants of Doubt

Funded by: Participant Media

Inspired by the acclaimed book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, MERCHANTS OF DOUBT takes audiences on a satirically comedic, yet illuminating ride into the heart of conjuring American spin. Read more

Best Fiends – Malaria No More

Funded by: Gates Foundation, Case Foundation

In October 2014, Malaria No More announced a new partnership with mobile gaming developers Seriously, and their new hit game Best Fiends. A natural fit for each other thanks to the game’s handsome malaria-fighting mosquito Edward, the game created outstanding levels of awareness and education – including record setting web traffic to and Edward’s online home. Read more


Funded by: Corporation for Public Broadcasting

StoryCorps is the acclaimed American oral history project which is helping the country recognize the power and value in the stories we find all around us, teaching the importance of listening and helping us realize that every story counts and every life matters equally. StoryCorps shares select interviews of everyday Americans with the nation over public radio, public television, books and new media. Read more

2014 MacArthur Fellow: Alison Bechdel

Funded by: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Cartoonist Alison Bechdel is the recipient of a 2014 MacArthur Fellowship. She has authored a number of comic-based works revolving around themes of sexuality and gender, the best-known of which is Dykes to Watch Out For, which was syndicated from 1983-2008. Read more

FilmAid – The Power of Film

Funded by: Frances Lear Foundation, Lois & Irving Blum Foundation, Tides Foundation

In 1999, as the war in Kosovo was raging, independent producer Caroline Baron tuned into a radio story covering the crisis. Read more

Sustainable Jersey

Sustainable Jersey is an organization which offers Garden State municipalities certifications in environmental sustainability. Read more

Looking Past Quarantine to Community Health

Funded by: Open Society Foundations

In between trips to Liberia, Dr. Paul Farmer of Partners In Health visited Open Society Foundation’s offices to discuss his work on Ebola. OSF produced a series of videos featuring experts on the ground who share their wisdom about the current health crisis, and what can and must be done to stop it. Read more


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