American Journalism Project to grant $3.25 million to three nonprofit local news outlets

The following excerpt was sent out: The American Journalism Project announced its first three new grants of 2023 to nonprofit news organizations that aim to reach new audiences and cover critical issues concerning communities in North Carolina, Fort Worth, Texas and Nebraska. This brings the American Journalism Project’s portfolio of grantees to 36 organizations and […]

American Journalism Project launches local news incubator

The American Journalism Project, with support from the Google News Initiative, has launched an 18-month Local News Incubator that will aid in the development and launch of new nonprofit news startups. An excerpt from the announcement reads: Through Feb. 15, 2023, U.S.-based founders with innovative ideas to advance local news may apply for the incubator’s […]

American Journalism Project to invest $900,000 in VTDigger

The American Journalism Project is investing $900,000 in VTDigger’s business operations to help transform the business and use it as a model for nonprofit news nationally. The investment will be injected into the company over a span of 3 years. “VTDigger has an unprecedented opportunity to increase our news impact,” VTDigger editor Anne Galloway said. […]