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Donation amounts by donor and year for donee International Center for Journalists

Donor Total 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2002 1995 1993 1990
Knight Foundation (filter this donee) 23,077,821.00 0.00 3,460,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (filter this donee) 17,715,706.00 100,000.00 871,888.00 1,147,619.00 4,679,410.00 0.00 2,652,821.00 2,531,350.00 2,038,716.00 0.00 1,989,758.00 1,704,144.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
MacArthur Foundation (filter this donee) 1,194,388.00 44,388.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 150,000.00 350,000.00 250,000.00
Ford Foundation (filter this donee) 890,000.00 0.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 90,000.00 200,000.00 200,000.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Hewlett Foundation (filter this donee) 315,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 55,000.00 120,000.00 20,000.00 120,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Total 43,192,915.00 144,388.00 4,331,888.00 1,347,619.00 4,679,410.00 90,000.00 2,852,821.00 2,731,350.00 2,138,716.00 250,000.00 1,989,758.00 1,859,144.00 120,000.00 20,000.00 120,000.00 150,000.00 150,000.00 350,000.00 250,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (49 donations)

DonorAmount (current USD)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation100,000.002017-03-31Global development/Promotion of development awareness (non-sector allocable)https://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support the Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling. Michael Elliott Award for Excellence in African Storytelling Project Support. Investment start date: 3/31/2017 to end date: 11/30/2018. Grantee name: International Center for Jou; Aid type: Development awareness. Affected regions: Africa.
MacArthur Foundation44,388.002017FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- X-grant in support of the participation of Nigerian editors in a US-based study tour of newsrooms. Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation856,888.002016-11-11Radio/television/print mediahttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to offer expertise and technical assistance to leading newsrooms to cover health and development issues; Aid type: Other technical assistance. Affected countries: India.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation15,000.002016-09-02Global health/Health policy and administrative managementhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to provide for general operating support. General Operating Support - In memory of Michael Elliott, former CEO of ONE. Investment start date: 9/2/2016 to end date: 10/31/2016. Grantee name: International Center for Journalists, Inc.; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: Developing countries, unspecified.
Knight Foundation3,460,000.002016-08-31Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/6873-- Grant period: 01/01/2016 - 01/31/2019; goal: To promote journalism excellence and digital innovation by supporting the Knight International Journalism Fellowships at the International Center for Journalists, with a focus on disseminating fellows' expertise in the United States. Earmark: Knight International Journalism Fellowships.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation881,538.002015-10-31Global development/Promotion of development awareness (non-sector allocable)https://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to organize and implement journalism challenges for African news media to develop innovative and data-driven health and development news reports to help African media to better contribute to setting development agendas and furthering public accountability; Aid type: Development awareness. Affected countries: Ghana|Nigeria|Tanzania, united republic of|Kenya|South africa|Zambia.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation266,081.002015-07-15Global development/Promotion of development awareness (non-sector allocable)https://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to boost African news media organizations to deliver high-quality health and development news that engages their audiences and leads to healthier behavior and better policies; Aid type: Development awareness. Affected regions: Africa.
Ford Foundation200,000.002015-04-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Bringing Home the World program to produce and disseminate in-depth international news reports on social justice issues by American journalists of color. Affected regions: 1110###Worldwide###100; @@@9177414###Asian or Asian American@@@9177887###Racial ethnic minority@@@9177888###Black or African American@@@9177891###Latin American; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation4,679,410.002014-11-07Global development/Promotion of development awareness (non-sector allocable)https://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to boost African news media organizations to deliver high-quality health and development news that engages their audiences and leads to healthier behavior and better policies; Aid type: Development awareness. Affected regions: Africa.
Ford Foundation90,000.002013-08-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For U.S.-based training, including mentoring from leading American journalists, to build the capacity of Kenyan journalists to undertake in-depth investigative reporting and for follow-up activities. Affected regions: 291###East Africa###25@@@502###Kenya###75; 9177456###No Intention@@@; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation1,630,410.002013-06-24Multisector aidhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support the establishment of an editorial fund in Africa to advance compelling and evidence-based coverage of health and development issues, and data journalism training for African media; Aid type: Other technical assistance. Affected regions: South of Sahara.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-1,630,410.002013-06-24Communications policy and administrative managementhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support high-impact fellowships to improve coverage of poverty and development-related issues in targeted African markets in order to inform policy decisions and further development outcomes; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Uganda|Ghana|Senegal|Mozambique.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation2,652,821.002012-11-09Multisector aidhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support the establishment of an editorial fund in Africa to advance compelling and evidence-based coverage of health and development issues, and data journalism training for African media; Aid type: Other technical assistance. Affected regions: South of Sahara.
Ford Foundation200,000.002012-10-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- One-time support for a fellowship & mentoring program to promote increased coverage by U.S. journalists & news organizations of international social justice issues that are underreported in the media. Affected regions: 1045###United States###50@@@1110###Worldwide###50; 9177456###No Intention@@@; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Ford Foundation200,000.002011-09-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For the Bringing Home the World program to produce and disseminate in-depth international news reports on social justice issues by American journalists of color. Affected regions: 1045###United States###50@@@1110###Worldwide###50; @@@9177887###Racial ethnic minority; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation2,531,350.002011-05-24Communications policy and administrative managementhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support high-impact fellowships to improve coverage of poverty and development-related issues in targeted African markets in order to inform policy decisions and further development outcomes; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Uganda|Ghana|Senegal|Mozambique.
Ford Foundation100,000.002010-09-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- For “Bringing Home the World,” a fellowship program to provide training in international news reporting for minority journalists. Affected regions: 1045###United States###50@@@1110###Worldwide###50; @@@9177414###Asian or Asian American@@@9177888###Black or African American@@@9177891###Latin American@@@9177892###Native American, American Indian, or Alaska Native; United States; affected countries: FIXME.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation2,038,716.002010-06-14Communications policy and administrative managementhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support high-impact fellowships to improve coverage of poverty and development-related issues in targeted African markets in order to inform policy decisions and further health outcomes; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara.
MacArthur Foundation250,000.002009FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To establish the India International Journalism Institute. Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation1,989,758.002008-10-31Communications policy and administrative managementhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support high-impact fellowships to improve coverage of poverty and development-related issues in targeted African markets in order to inform policy decisions and further development outcomes; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara; affected countries: Uganda|Ghana|Senegal|Mozambique.
Hewlett Foundation55,000.002007-11-19Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/international-center-for-journalists-for-general-support-of-the-fellowship-program/-- For General Support Of The Fellowship Program.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation1,704,144.002007-11-05Communications policy and administrative managementhttps://iatiregistry.org/publisher/bmgf-- to support high-impact fellowships to improve coverage of poverty and development-related issues in targeted African markets in order to inform policy decisions and further health outcomes; Aid type: Project-type interventions. Affected regions: South of Sahara.
Ford Foundation100,000.002007-05-01FIXMEhttp://www.fordfoundation.org/work/our-grants/grants-database/grants-all-- To help the Mexican Network of Environmental Journalists improve the quality of environmental journalism in Mexico, increase public awareness of the topic & offer a more balanced view of the issues. Affected regions: 625###Mexico###100; @@@; Mexico and Central America; affected countries: FIXME.
Hewlett Foundation60,000.002006-10-16Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/international-center-for-journalists-for-conducting-a-workshop-on-air-pollution-for-ethnic-media-journalists-in-california/-- For Conducting A Workshop On Air Pollution For Ethnic Media Journalists In California.
Hewlett Foundation60,000.002006-10-16Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/international-center-for-journalists-for-conducting-a-workshop-on-air-pollution-for-ethnic-media-journalists-in-california/-- For Conducting A Workshop On Air Pollution For Ethnic Media Journalists In California.
Hewlett Foundation20,000.002005-12-09Populationhttps://hewlett.org/grants/international-center-for-journalists-for-the-conference-bridging-the-gap-misunderstandings-and-misinformation-in-the-arab-and-u-s-media/-- For The Conference "Bridging The Gap: Misunderstandings And Misinformation In The Arab And U.S. Media".
Hewlett Foundation60,000.002004-10-25Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/international-center-for-journalists-for-a-training-course-on-air-pollution-for-spanish-speaking-latino-health-and-environmental-journalists/-- For A Training Course On Air Pollution For Spanish-speaking Latino Health And Environmental Journalists.
Hewlett Foundation60,000.002004-10-25Environmentalismhttps://hewlett.org/grants/international-center-for-journalists-for-a-training-course-on-air-pollution-for-spanish-speaking-latino-health-and-environmental-journalists/-- For A Training Course On Air Pollution For Spanish-speaking Latino Health And Environmental Journalists.
MacArthur Foundation150,000.002002FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- In support of general operations (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
MacArthur Foundation150,000.001995FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- In support of general operations (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
MacArthur Foundation350,000.001993FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- In support of general operations (over two years). Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
MacArthur Foundation250,000.001990FIXMEhttps://www.macfound.org/grants/-- To support the Fund for Developing World Journalism. Affected countries: United States; affected cities: Washington, D.C..
Knight Foundation183,078.00--Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/6166-- Grant period: 12/01/2013 - 02/28/2015; goal: To Pilot 'Back in the Newsroom,' a summer fellowship program for Historically Black Colleges and Universities' journalism faculty to keep their skills up to date. Back In The Newsroom is a fellowship program that brings five professors from historically black colleges and universities to spend a summer working in digitally advanced U.S. news organizations. This “internship” will help journalism educators see firsthand the new skills needed for students to succeed in today’s newsrooms. The fellows will update their digital skills, develop cutting-edge curricula and strengthen relations between these newsrooms and their schools. Earmark: 'Back in the Newsroom' Summer Fellowship.
Knight Foundation250,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5104-- Grant period: 04/01/2011 - 01/31/2013; goal: To move the International Media Institute of India toward sustainability as it attracts more revenue and graduates two more classes of students The International Media Institute of India (IMII) was conceived by leading Indian editors and senior journalists who not only experienced difficulty in finding skilled and knowledgeable journalists to hire but also wanted to do something to arrest the qualitative decline in the profession and make it answerable to public good. Training and orientation of journalists has not kept pace with the boom in the media industry in India and many developing countries. In today's fast-paced life, it has become even more important for media organizations to increasingly rely on professional competence and ethical discipline. The IMII was conceived to inculcate exactly these qualities. Earmark: International Media Institute of India.
Knight Foundation125,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5144-- Grant period: 02/01/2012 - 01/31/2014; goal: To move the Global Business Journalism program at Tsinghua University toward sustainability as it attracts more revenue and students The International Center for Journalists and Tsinghua University in Beijing launched China’s first Global Business Journalism Program on September 17, 2007. The initiative includes a two-year master’s degree program and professional trainings for working journalists from around the country. The founding sponsors of the program are Bank of America Merrill Lynch, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Bloomberg, and Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, which form a unique partnership between business and media organizations. The overall goal of the program is to create a cadre of top-notch business reporters and editors, who can produce clear, balanced and insightful coverage of China’s markets and the global economy. Tsinghua University, one of China’s premier research and teaching institutions, host seminars, briefings, and field trips to supplement the demanding program. The program’s faculty also organize parallel training workshops for working journalists throughout the academic year. Bloomberg News contributed ten Bloomberg terminals for the program’s business media lab to provide students with access to real-time information and data in the business world. GBJ will help make China’s markets more transparent and foster greater understanding between […]. Earmark: Global Business Journalism Program.
Knight Foundation250,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4536-- Grant period: 12/19/2008 - 05/31/2011; goal: For the India International Journalism Institute in New Delhi, India. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation250,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4528-- Grant period: 12/19/2008 - 12/31/2010; goal: To expand the Global Business Journalism Program at Tsinghua University in China. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation110,214.00--Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/6892-- Grant period: 02/01/2016 - 06/30/2017; goal: To promote journalism talent and leadership by supporting the International Center for Journalists to pilot a fellowship program in the United States for journalists from 14ymedio, an independent online news organization in Cuba. Earmark: Cuban Journalism Fellowships.
Knight Foundation400,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/3800-- Grant period: 04/01/2005 - 12/31/2006; goal: To train print and broadcast journalists in northwest Indonesia in the wake of the Indian Ocean tsunami. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation3,815,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4155-- Grant period: 10/01/2007 - 10/31/2010; goal: To advance journalism excellence and free expression worldwide through a redesigned, high-impact, project-based Knight International Journalism Fellowship program The International Center for Journalists was founded in 1984 to improve journalism in nations that have little or no tradition of independent media. ICFJ became Knight’s number one journalism grantee when the foundation created the Knight International Press Fellowships. Over the years, Americans traveled abroad to improve the skills of more than 30,000 journalists worldwide, along with exchanges, training seminars, workshops and conferences. This grant will redesign the project to focus on high-impact, innovative projects around the world. The fellows are expected to produce measurable results of transformational change. Projects should be designed to produce lasting, visible impact. Editors participating in the International Journalism Exchange and those who attend the World Editors Forum will create and implement action plans to transform their news organizations. The ultimate goal of this work is to raise journalism standards and increase free expression worldwide. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation6,000,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4701-- Grant period: 12/07/2009 - 01/31/2013; goal: To lead a new group of high-impact projects advancing news in the public interest through Knight International Journalism Fellowships. Earmark: Knight International Journalism Fellowships.
Knight Foundation250,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5340-- Grant period: 10/01/2011 - 09/30/2013; goal: To pilot a U.S.-Russian Young Journalists Exchange Program. Earmark: U.S.-Russian Young Journalists Exchange.
Knight Foundation37,531.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/6219-- Grant period: 03/01/2014 - 09/30/2014; goal: The grant will support a Chicas Poderosas gathering in Miami to increase the number of women working in newsroom technology. Earmark: Chicas Poderosas.
Knight Foundation12,098.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4514-- Grant period: 12/01/2008 - 11/30/2009; goal: For a series of international journalism meetings through the global business journalism program at Tsinghua University in China. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation100,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5552-- Grant period: 07/01/2012 - 10/31/2013; goal: To establish Africa's first continental innovation challenge focused on digital and data-driven media experimentation Winners will receive cash grants ranging from $12,500 to $100,000, as well as additional technology and business development support. They will also have access to a dedicated AMI CivicTech code lab, for technical advice, start-up support and one-on-one mentoring from the world’s top media experts. Earmark: Innovation Challenge for Africa.
Knight Foundation4,405,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/3765-- Grant period: 09/20/2005 - 09/01/2008; goal: To expand and improve the Knight International Press Fellowships. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation29,900.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/6174-- Grant period: 08/01/2013 - 01/31/2015; goal: To support the fiscal agency and administration of two international Knight News Challenge grants, RootIO and WeFarm. Earmark: Fiscal agency.
Knight Foundation250,000.00--Technology, Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/4071-- Grant period: 02/01/2007 - 02/01/2008; goal: To start a global business journalism program at Tsinghua University in China. Earmark: International Center for Journalists.
Knight Foundation3,150,000.00--Journalismhttps://knightfoundation.org/grants/5637-- Grant period: 12/01/2012 - 02/29/2016; goal: To launch a new, revamped round of Knight International Journalism Fellows Knight's support for the program seeks to spur a global culture of news innovation. Knight Fellows will partner with newsrooms, startups and other organizations to help them quickly adopt or invent technology that engages and informs the public. They will also work in key areas such as mobile services, data mining, storytelling and social media. Knight Fellows also will share their lessons from the field in a new blog on the International Journalists’ Network (IJNet) multi-language website for tools and training, www.ijnet.org. Earmark: Knight International Journalism Fellows.