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 (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.
We are delighted to be hosting this two-day annual gathering of journalism funders on Oct. 29-30 at the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation in San Francisco, CA. This annual gathering—which MIF has convened the last several years—provides an important opportunity to strengthen connections among journalism funders from across the country, and to provide opportunities for funders to […]
In 2016, we saw the loss of half of the Great Barrier Reef to coral bleaching. Last month, a heatwave in Greenland that caused 12.5 billion tons of ice to melt in a single day—that’s enough water to cover all of Florida in 5 inches of water. And just recently, Hurricane Dorian, which decimated the […]
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 […]