Past Events

December
1
2020

Post-election check-in: Now what?

Calling all funders of media and journalism. It’s time to check in with everyone. Now that we’ve cast our ballots, we’re putting an open funder call on the books to discuss where media funding should go from here, including how to best support and promote democracy. All funders, regardless of programmatic interest, are encouraged to […]

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November
17
2020

The Impact of Big Tech: What is the solution?

It’s impossible to live in the digital world without engaging with Big Tech. These behemoth information technology companies—Apple, Google, Facebook, etc.—influence all facets of life, impacting us in ways we are only just starting to understand. While these platforms are making good on the promise of keeping us connected, the effects have been catastrophic. Turns out, holding […]

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November
16
2020

Monthly JFunder Network Meeting – November

We remain committed to hosting monthly calls for funders who currently support or who are interested in supporting journalism.

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November
12
2020

Impact of media and video on young children

As we all continue to grapple with distance learning and making and keeping virtual connections with kids and families during the pandemic, join Early Childhood Funders Collaborative and Media Impact Funders for this discussion on the impact of media and video on young children, with an eye on equity.

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October
23–2
2020

29th Philadelphia Film Festival

For nearly 30 years, the Philadelphia Film Festival has been the Film Society’s marquee event. At the center of the Film Society’s mission, the Philadelphia Film Festival brings the best in independent and international film to audiences in Philadelphia. PFF gathers filmmakers, industry professionals, and cinephiles from around the world for 11-days, celebrating film as […]

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October
14–18
2020

Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival

Where Investigative Journalism Meets Cinematic Storytelling

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October
14–16
2020

UPSWELL 2020

Upswell, powered by Independent Sector (IS), is grounded in the belief that when people connect, they share, learn, innovate. Their collaboration leads to action. The action leads to making a difference. Upswell is about building a community of better changemakers – a community from across the sector working together to ensure all people in the […]

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October
6–7
2020

J-Funders: The 2020 Journalism Funders Gathering

J-Funders, our annual gathering of journalism funders, provides an important opportunity to strengthen connections and discuss new ideas and collaborations. In an effort to expand and strengthen the field, MIF is committed to giving funders the time and space to discuss the most pressing issues facing journalism today. As such, our format this year is […]

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October
1–16
2020

ONA20 Everywhere

The Online News Association will host its 21st annual conference everywhere, all at once, Oct. 1 – 16, 2020.

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September
29–3
2020

IDA’s Getting Real ‘ 20 digital mini-conference

Getting Real is a biennial conference on documentary media.

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