While the news industry struggles to find sustainable revenue models, philanthropy from foundations has emerged as a possible solution to support editorial gaps and priorities. In the past few years, foundation funding has fueled real growth in the non-profit news sector, giving rise to new, influential newsrooms like The Markup and reporting initiatives like The Fuller Project.
But where do traditional news organizations fit in when it comes to foundation funding? Join the speakers to learn more about the landscape for foundation funding for traditional newsrooms, what kinds of projects philanthropy supports and why, and the models and tools that can assist in securing philanthropic support outside the non-profit news sector.
Organised in association with The Guardian.