Media Giraffe Project / Journalism That Matters supporters

The Media Giraffe Project at the University of Massachusetts, on its own and in partnership with the Journalism That Matters Collaborative, organizes convenings which bring journalists together with the public, educators, technologists and other constituencies concerned about the future of jouranlism and participatory democracy. MGP thanks the foundations and other institutions who have provided financial support. Including those listed below.

Among supporters of the Aug, 2007 Media Giraffe Project/Journalism That Matters event at The George Washington University, and The New Pamphleteers convening at the Minnesota Journalism Center in June, 2008 were:

The Charles Steward Mott Foundation

Blandin Foundation
The Blandin Foundation


The Scripps Howard Foundation

With additional suppport from: 

Kennesaw State University 

The Washington Post Company 

Support for The Next Newsroom project has been provided by:

The Park Foundation, of Ithaca, N.Y.


SPONSORS OF MGP2006:  The event "Democracy and Independence: Sharing News and Politics in a Connected World," was funded in part by grants from the University of Massachusetts research leadership program and by other donors, including:


  Omidyar Network, a mission-based investment group committed to fostering individual self-empowerment on a global scale.

 The Boston Globe, New England's premiere news organization -- in print, online and beyond.  MassLive and The Republican -- Western Massachusetts complete sources for news, sports, events, listings and community.

The Ford Foundation


The New England Press Assocation, promotes growth and excellence in the region's newspapers through technology, networking, education and recognition.

OurMedia,  since 2004, a non-profit, global community and learning center for sharing, registering and archiving multimedia works of personal media. Based in San Francisco.

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