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These grants are primarily made at the initiative of the Foundation.

2017


EducationNC

Raleigh, NC
Using journalism to build a future-forward state
$20,000
www.ednc.org

North Carolina Center on Actual Innocence

Durham, NC
Innocence Claim Review
$20,000
www.nccai.org

2016


Media Impact Funders

Philadelphia, PA
2016 Membership
$7,500
www.mediaimpactfunders.org

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Washington, DC
Operating Grant - Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
$20,000
www.rcfp.org

Student Press Law Center

Washington, DC
Active Voice
$10,000
www.splc.org

2015


Demos

New York, NY
Emerging Voices Fellowship
$50,000
www.demos.org

Media Alliance

San Francisco, CA
General support, Ithaca Voice online news site
$35,000
www.media-alliance.org

Associated Press Media Editors Foundation

New York, NY
Community Journalism Public Service Initiative (over 2 years)
$10,000
www.apme.com

Institute for Local Self-Reliance

Washington, DC
Community Broadband Networks Initiative
$25,000
www.ilsr.org

2014


Free Speech for People, Inc.

Amherst, MA
Citizens Inspired campaign to overturn Citizens United
$40,000
www.freespeechforpeople.org

North Carolina Health News, Inc.

Chapel Hill, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.northcarolinahealthnews.org

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Arlington, VA
General operating support
$15,000
www.rcfp.org

United Republic Education Fund

Florence, MA
Represent.Us, a campaign to advance comprehensive, national campaign finance and lobbying reforms
$115,000
www.represent.us

Tides Center

San Francisco, CA
The Story of Stuff Project
$25,000
www.tides.org

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

Washington, DC
2014 Environmental Film Festival
$5,000
www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org

Institute for Public Accuracy

Oakland, CA
General operating support
$10,000
www.accuracy.org

2013


Free Speech for People, Inc.

Amherst, MA
Citizens Inspired campaign to overturn Citizens United
$40,000
www.freespeechforpeople.org

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Arlington, VA
General operating support
$15,000
www.rcfp.org

Working Films

Wilmington , NC
Reel Engagement Initiative, which uses collections of award-winning media to address critical issues such as climate change, education, the economy anda growing aging population
$10,000
www.workingfilms.org

Street Sense, Inc.

Washington , DC
Youth & Family Homelessness Project
$2,000
www.streetsense.org

Media Impact Funders

Oakland, CA
Membership in 2013
$5,000
gfem.org

2012


Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

New York, NY
CounterSpin weekly radio show
$10,000
www.fair.org

International Forum on Globalization

San Francisco, CA
Countering the "Kochtopus" Key Influence Network to Promote Fracking and Destroy Democracy
$15,000
www.ifg.org

Media Matters for America

Washington, DC
Climate and Energy Initiative
$10,000
www.mediamatters.org

Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs

Calabasas, CA
SEE Innovation's Project for Improved Environmental Coverage
$10,000
www.saveourplanet.org

WGBH Educational Foundation

Boston, MA
Fixing the Future Phase 2
$150,000
www.wgbh.org

Working Films

Wilmington, NC
General operating support
$10,000
www.workingfilms.org

2011


Foundation for a Sustainable Community

Durham, NC
Institute for Sustainable Development's Green Plus program to work with small employers in economically challenged communities in North Carolina helping them improve their economic prosperity, environmental protection and civic engagement
$10,000
www.gogreenplus.org

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

New York, NY
Production and distribution of the weekly media criticism radio program, CounterSpin
$10,000
www.fair.org

International Center for Global Communications Foundation, Inc.

New York, NY
Upgrade and redesign Mediachannel.org, a website that monitors media performance and promotes media literacy
$10,000
www.mediachannel.org

Institute for Policy Studies

Washington, DC
Efforts to build the Institute's communications capacity, including OtherWords editorial service which distributes commentary aimed at amplifying progressive analysis
$15,000
www.ips-dc.org

Media Matters for America

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.mediamatters.org

Social & Environmental Entrepreneurs

Calabasas, CA
Dream of a Nation, a national public education effort to raise awareness of critical environmental and social issues, and the Project for Improved Environmental Coverage, to improve environmental coverage in the media
$20,000
www.saveourplanet.org

WNET.ORG

New York, NY
Money and Medicine, a PBS documentary tackling the nation's health care cost crisis
$20,000
www.thirteen.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc.

Boulder, CO
General operating support for the North Carolina News Service
$20,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Brave New Foundation

Culver City, CA
Rethink Afghanistan, a campaign to bring public and mainstream media attention to the economic, physical and spiritual costs of the war in Afghanistan
$25,000
www.bravenewfoundation.org

Institute for Public Accuracy

San Francisco, CA
General operating support
$15,000
www.accuracy.org

2010


Homeless Empowerment Project

Cambridge, MA
General operating support for The Homelessness Marathon and its 2011 radio broadcast
$2,000
www.homelessempowerment.org

Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

New York, NY
Production and distribution of the weekly media criticism radio program, CounterSpin
$10,000
www.fair.org

International Center for Global Communications Foundation, Inc.

New York, NY
General operating support for MediaChannel.org to assist with technical upgrades and enhanced outreach efforts
$15,000
www.mediachannel.org

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc(WETA-TV)

Arlington , VA
A book-centered web project
$60,000
www.weta.org

Institute for Policy Studies

Washington, DC
Efforts to strengthen IPS's communications capacity and provide support for OtherWords, an opinion syndicate
$15,000
www.ips-dc.org

Media Matters for America

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.mediamatters.org

The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY
Columbia Journalism Review's Future of News Initiative to report and analyze journalism in the context of the digital revolution
$24,000
www.cjr.org

Institute for Global Ethics

Rockland, ME
Promoting and marketing the latest book by Rushworth M. Kidder, Good Kids, Tough Choices: How to Help Your Children Do the Right Thing
$15,000
www.globalethics.org

Media in the Public Interest, Inc.

Boulder, CO
General operating support for the launch of the North Carolina News Service
$24,000
www.mediainthepublicinterest.org

Mountain Area Information Network

Asheville, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.main.nc.us

Brave New Foundation

Culver City, CA
Out of Afghanistan Campaign aimed at raising awareness of public opposition to the war through the use of media
$25,000
www.bravenewfoundation.org

Institute for Public Accuracy

San Francisco, CA
General operating support (with a focus on a comprehensive campaign to promote alternatives to war in Afghanistan)
$15,000
www.accuracy.org

2009


Brave New Foundation

Culver City, CA
No War in Afghanistan Awareness and Advocacy Campaign, to increase media on public opposition to war
$25,000
www.bravenewfoundation.org

Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital

Washington, DC
2009 Environmental Film Festival
$15,000
www.dcenvironmentalfilmfest.org

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

New York, NY
Production and distribution of the weekly media criticism radio program, CounterSpin
$10,000
www.fair.org

Homeless Empowerment Project

Cambridge, MA
The Homelessness Marathon, an annual live radio broadcast focusing on homelessness and poverty in the U.S.
$15,000
www.homelessempowerment.org

Institute for Policy Studies

Washington, DC
Expansion of the Institute's communications capacity to amplify progressive voices in the media
$10,000
www.ips-dc.org

International Center for Global Communications Foundation, Inc

New York, NY
Creation of an online media network for students
$15,000
www.mediachannel.org

Media Matters for America

Washington, DC
General operating support
$10,000
www.mediamatters.org

Mountain Area Information Network

Asheville, NC
General operating support
$20,000
www.main.nc.us

Pacifica Foundation

Berkeley, CA
WBAI Community News Stringer project to train students in broadcast news reporting
$12,000
www.pacifica.org

The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York

New York, NY
Columbia Journalism Review's News Innovation Initiative about the challenges and opportunities facing journalism
$25,000
www.cjr.org

University of Missouri

Columbia, MO
General operating support for the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute
$10,000
rji.missouri.edu