Events Calendar


Science journalism: Going beyond the data

Scientific inquiry is being challenged as never before, and science denialism is increasingly prevalent, as efforts to propagate misinformation and disinformation grow more prominent. To reclaim and support the essential role of science in our society, funders are continuing to respond with a variety of grants that support the communication of science. This webinar will focus on […]

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National Geographic 2020 Storytellers Summit

The ability to tell stories broadens our understanding of the world and creates deeper connections between us and others. Join some of the most renowned and influential photographers, filmmakers, illustrators, and journalists from around the world for this celebration of the incomparable power of storytelling. Prepare to be inspired! This is an invitation-only event.  Please […]

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Funder-only preview of National Geographic’s Storytellers Summit

The National Geographic Storytellers Summit brings together inspirational and influential photographers, writers, filmmakers, illustrators and journalists to celebrate the art of storytelling and its ability to connect us and inspire change. The next Storytellers Summit will take place Jan. 13-17, 2020, in Washington, D.C. In collaboration with the National Geographic Society, Media Impact Funders will […]

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Save the Date: Sundance 2020 film funders gathering

Are you heading to the 2020 Sundance Film Festival? We’d love it if you’d join us and your peers for a gathering to discuss your work, your priorities, and collaborations in the field. Whether it’s your first time at Sundance, or you’re a seasoned pro, this film funder gathering is designed for you to learn […]

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frank 2020

A part of the University of Florida’s Center for Public Interest Communications, the frank gathering informs and drives the field of public interest communications through research, insights and news.

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Knight Media Forum

Across the country, communities are realizing the urgent need for local news. New models for journalism are emerging, and more philanthropic dollars are starting to flow into local news as a way to keep democracy strong.

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The 2020 Media Impact Forum

We’re excited to announce our 2020 Media Impact Forum, which will take place June 2, 2020, at the Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice in New York. We hope you’ll join us for this important event. Here’s what you need to know: WHAT IS THE MEDIA IMPACT FORUM? We’ve been hosting the Media Impact Forum […]

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