Democracy flourishes when people have access to reliable information.

Today, we’re experiencing a crisis in news and information.

As local newsrooms have disappeared across America, communities have witnessed fading civic engagement, eroding social bonds, surging misinformation, and dwindling governmental accountability.

That’s why a coalition of funders is taking action.

Press Forward is a national movement to strengthen communities by reinvigorating local news. Grantmaking will begin soon. Learn more about Press Forward and our upcoming Funding Opportunities.

Press Forward Locals: Trust Begins Close to Home.

Local chapters are an opportunity to create place-based initiatives, driven by the specific information needs of their communities.

Press Forward:
A Guide for Local Funders

For communities that are eager to begin investing in local news, Press Forward also published a new toolkit, Press Forward: A Guide for Local Funders, that offers approaches, case studies and resources.

We’re building informed and engaged communities. Join us.

We are proud of the broad coalition of funders that have joined together and we invite additional funders to enhance nonprofit, public, and for-profit news and information.

Archewell Foundation
Annie E. Casey Foundation
The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation
Avis Family Foundation
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln
Democracy Fund
Ford Foundation
Glen Nelson Center
Heising-Simons Foundation
Henry Luce Foundation
Hewlett Foundation
Joyce Foundation
KFF
Knight Foundation
The Lenfest Institute
Lorber Family Foundation
Lumina Foundation
MacArthur Foundation
Mary W. Graham
McKnight Foundation
Outrider
Rita Allen Foundation
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Scripps Howard Fund
Skyline Foundation
Alfred P Sloan Foundation

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