Past Events

May
21–22
2024

2024 Media Impact Forum

Please join us May 21-22 for the 2024 Media Impact Forum, a special two-day gathering that centers the most pressing issues and exciting solutions in media philanthropy today. On the first day, funders will experience a showcase of some of the field’s most innovative and impactful projects, and will have ample networking time to reconnect […]

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May
13
2024

JFunder Network call – May

JFunder Network Calls are an opportunity to share what your organization is doing, learn about collaborative efforts from your peers, and stay connected to what’s happening in the field. If you’d like to present an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us know. Email MIF Manager of […]

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April
15
2024

JFunder Network call – April

JFunder Network Calls are an opportunity to share what your organization is doing, learn about collaborative efforts from your peers, and stay connected to what’s happening in the field. If you’d like to present an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us know. Email MIF Manager of […]

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April
3–7
2024

Society of Environmental Journalists Annual Conference

Mid-Atlantic journalists have much to share with you about their corner of the world: the huge national battle over fracking and LNG versus renewable energy, such as wind and solar; the paradox of a city that wants to be modern and future-facing but is held back by issues of poverty, environmental racism, infrastructure challenges and […]

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April
3
2024

Funders convening at Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) annual conference

Please join Media Impact Funders from 4-6 p.m. ET on April 3, 2024, for a funder gathering at the annual conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ), which is taking place April 3-7 at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. MIF invites funders who may be attending the SEJ conference, along with other funders […]

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March
20
2024

Crafting a funder response to the state of independent film distribution

A follow-up from our annual gathering in Park City, Utah, this meeting will feature a timely discussion on the state of distribution for independent films, the effects on impact storytelling, and how funders can come together to help bring solutions to the table. We invite you to attend the conversation and industry sharing session regardless […]

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March
11
2024

JFunder Network call – March

JFunder Network Calls are an opportunity to share what your organization is doing, learn about collaborative efforts from your peers, and stay connected to what’s happening in the field. If you’d like to present an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us know. Email MIF Manager of […]

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February
29–1
2024

IIJ 2024 Freelance Journalism Conference

Do you want to hear what top editors want in pitches? Learn insider secrets to landing fellowships, diversifying revenue, and creating a portfolio of meaningful work? Connect with a community of creators who make a good living while telling stories that have an impact? The IIJ 2024 Freelance Journalism Conference, happening Feb. 29-March 1, is […]

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February
7–8
2024

National Geographic Storytellers Summit 2024

The Storytellers Summit is the National Geographic Society’s annual event celebrating how evocative, in-depth, and innovative storytelling can move us, inspire us, and bring about positive change for people and our planet. Stay tuned for more information.

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January
30
2024

MIF Member Briefing: How funders can advance DEI in journalism

How can news leaders and funders work together to advance diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) in the journalism industry?

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