Past Events

March
18
2020

The latest in health journalism funding

With the rapidly changing situation regarding COVID-19, we will be postponing our webinar on the latest in health journalism funding, which is scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, at 12-1 p.m. ET.  We’ll look to reschedule the meeting soon, once the urgency of the virus settles.  With the growing concern about the spread of coronavirus around […]

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February
19
2020

Preview of the 2020 Knight Media Forum

We’re using our February Journalism Funders webinar as an opportunity to offer a preview of Knight Foundation’s 2020 Knight Media Forum, an annual gathering designed for foundation presidents, their board members and executive staff, and senior level community and media leaders.

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February
5
2020
February
4–7
2020

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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January
24
2020

Film funders gathering at the Sundance Film Festival

Are you heading to the 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 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. MT on Friday, Jan. 24, at the Miners Club, 4070 Willow Draw Park City, UT 84098. Whether it’s your first time […]

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January
17
2020

The future abroad: Journalism around the world

Building off insights from our report earlier this year on global media philanthropy, MIF is continuing the conversation around the international media funding picture. Because the topic sparked such vibrant conversations at our recent annual gathering of journalism funders, we’re devoting our January journalism funders webinar to discussing challenges and opportunities abroad.

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January
15
2020

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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January
13–17
2020

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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December
19
2019

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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November
11
2019

Media impact focus on climate & the environment

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 […]

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