Past Events

February
10
2022

Learn how to make the case for media & journalism, featuring “Storm Lake”

Is one of your goals to increase support for local news and media in your region? MIF is presenting a special opportunity to learn more about how to make the case for increased media and journalism investments through the documentary film “Storm Lake.” “Storm Lake,” about a family-run Iowa newspaper that has been struggling to […]

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February
1
2022

WORKSHOP: How to use data to inform funding decisions

Candid (formerly Foundation Center and GuideStar)—which provides data-driven tools, educational resources and trainings, analyses, and more to the philanthropic sector—is offering a workshop to help funders learn how to use data maps to inform funding priorities and strategic decision-making. These maps are free, interactive tools that show the full scope of philanthropically-funded projects. For this […]

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January
21
2022

CANCELLED – Film Funders: Join your colleagues at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival

For the past six years, MIF has been gathering film funders at Sundance as a way to connect, share and learn from one another. It’s one of our favorite funder meetings of the year, but unfortunately we are unable to host the meeting in-person this time. We have a backup plan. On Feb. 15, after we’ve […]

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January
18
2022

JFunder Network Meeting – January

These conversations are meant to serve as an opportunity for you 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 share an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us […]

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December
9
2021

Science communications funders: Share your expertise

It’s not an easy time to be a science communicator. We’re dealing with an unprecedented global pandemic— and corresponding “infodemic”— a contested climate crisis, and growing concerns over new technologies like artificial intelligence. All these challenges demand public accountability and clear discussion. That’s why science communication is so vital to a functioning democracy.  

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November
18
2021

MMCA: BIPOC Community Media Development Summit

The Multicultural Media and Correspondents Association is hosting its BIPOC Community Media Development Summit at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Featuring special keynote and panel discussions with leading practitioners and experts who will provide a roadmap for unleashing the power of Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) media to fuel equitable and community-centered revitalization of neglected communities […]

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November
17
2021

Philly D.A.: Advancing Criminal Legal Reform from the Inside Out

As part of our collaborative film series, please join our partners, Philanthropy New York, the Justice Reform Working Group and PACE funders to a special clips and conversation on the PBS POV series Philly DA.

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November
15
2021

JFunder Network Meeting – November

These conversations are meant to serve as an opportunity for you 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 share an update on your work or want to bounce an idea off your colleagues, let us […]

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October
14–16
2021

Inclusive SciComm Symposium

Save the date for the 2021 Inclusive SciComm Symposium

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October
13–14
2021

2021 Annual Journalism Funders Gathering

Keeping the health and safety of our network in mind, and given the sharp rise in cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant, our 2021 Journalism Funders Gathering will now take place virtually on Oct. 13-14. We’ll focus on the “big questions” facing journalism, and the agenda will feature plenty of networking and participant-led discussions. Our […]

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