Building the ‘Virtuous Circle,’ Spokesman-Review raises $1M by bringing community together

In the last five years, The Spokesman-Review fundraised over $1 million with support from local and national donors, and its Report for America partnership helped ignite the success. Based in Spokane, Washington, The Spokesman-Review has experienced consistent growth as a result of the different sources of philanthropy that now make up more than 25% of

Report for America opens newsroom applications, expands opportunity to hire more journalists

 National service program recruits talented, diverse reporters—helps fund salaries Report for America announced today that applications are now open for news organizations interested in partnering to host emerging and experienced journalists in their newsrooms for up to three years, beginning next summer.  Report for America is a national service program that places talented journalists—corps

Report for America invites foundations, local news leaders to learn more about ‘Community News Funds’

https://d3b9fkm0acb8s3.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/community_news_fund_webinar_april_13th_-_paulette_brown-hinds-1080p-1.mp4 Register today! How can local philanthropy and newsroom leaders create a more sustainable model to save local journalism? Report for America invites community foundations and local newsroom leaders to discuss a major new trend — the creation of “Community News Funds” — during a virtual panel, April 13, at 2 p.m. EDT. The event

Report for America, Local Media Association announce partnership to advance newsroom sustainability

Report for America, Local Media Association and Meta Journalism Project announced a new partnership to catalyze philanthropic and business model innovation for local newsrooms.  Support from Meta Journalism Project will enable Report for America and Local Media Association to offer 20 local newsrooms a six-month best practices course on philanthropy, grants, membership and subscriptions, branded

Google helps Report for America go global, increase sustainability for 270 local news outlets across U.S.

Report for America, and its new sister program, Report for the World, will grow to new heights in 2022 thanks to a partnership with Google News Initiative.  Support from Google News Initiative — including a grant and global training resources — will help expand the programs’ footprint in Brazil, India, and Nigeria, while also supporting