The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism donations received

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Basic donee information

We do not have any donee information for the donee The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism in our system.

Donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 8 216,000 1,060,975 50,000 50,000 62,800 125,000 216,000 216,000 250,000 1,248,000 3,020,000 3,516,000 3,516,000
Technology, Journalism 6 125,000 620,633 50,000 50,000 62,800 62,800 125,000 125,000 216,000 250,000 250,000 3,020,000 3,020,000
Journalism 2 1,248,000 2,382,000 1,248,000 1,248,000 1,248,000 1,248,000 1,248,000 1,248,000 3,516,000 3,516,000 3,516,000 3,516,000 3,516,000

Donation amounts by donor and year for donee The City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism

Donor Total 2016
Knight Foundation (filter this donee) 8,487,800.00 3,516,000.00
Total 8,487,800.00 3,516,000.00

Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (8 donations)

Graph of top 10 donors by amount, showing the timeframe of donations

Graph of donations and their timeframes
DonorAmount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 8)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
Knight Foundation3,516,000.0012016-09-20Journalism Grant period: 10/01/2016 - 10/31/2021; goal: To promote digital and cultural transformation inside news organizations and universities by supporting the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism to expand its innovative approaches to education, provide thought leadership, and facilitate networks to drive adoption of new ideas and best practices.
Knight Foundation62,800.007--Technology, Journalism Grant period: 04/01/2013 - 12/31/2013; goal: To launch the Knight Award for Media Innovation at CUNY’s Tow-Knight Center for Entrepreneurial Journalism.
Knight Foundation1,248,000.003--Journalism Grant period: 10/01/2014 - 10/30/2017; goal: To support journalism excellence and diversity in newsrooms by creating the Knight-CUNY internships, a paid summer internship program for minority students to build a stronger pipeline of academically excellent, digitally-trained minority journalists. The CUNY J-School will recruit participants from historically black colleges, Hispanic-serving institutions, CUNY, the State University of New York (SUNY) and the membership of associations representing underserved populations, such as the Asian American Journalists Association, the National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Native American Journalists Association. The program will begin in Summer 2015. The 20 participants will intern for two months at journalism outlets in New York, while receiving supplemental instruction from the CUNY J-School’s faculty. Knight funding will cover the students’ travel expenses, as well as housing and living costs for the period.
Knight Foundation3,020,000.002--Technology, Journalism Grant period: 10/01/2010 - 10/31/2015; goal: To establish the nation's most intensive program of its kind at the City University of New York with the Tow-Knight Center in Entrepreneurial Journalism.
Knight Foundation250,000.004--Technology, Journalism Grant period: 04/01/2008 - 04/30/2010; goal: To extend a novel program helping journalism students get internships as part of a practical curriculum and to help establish CUNY's Graduate School of Journalism.
Knight Foundation125,000.006--Technology, Journalism Grant period: 03/01/2007 - 03/01/2009; goal: To enable low-income journalism students to get work experience comparable to others through this internship. This internship is an integral part of the curriculum of the new journalism program.
Knight Foundation216,000.005--Technology, Journalism Grant period: 07/01/2014 - 07/30/2017; goal: To support three years of the Knight Award for Media Innovation, celebrate news innovators and encourage others to innovate in journalism. VICE Media co-founder and CEO Shane Smith will receive the Knight Foundation’s 2014 Innovation Award on Dec. 1 at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism — and leading technologists and entrepreneurs from outside of the media industry will present their ideas for how journalism needs to evolve. More.
Knight Foundation50,000.008--Technology, Journalism Grant period: 07/01/2006 - 07/01/2007; goal: To teach media law to bloggers and citizen journalists.