Pew report on recent success of nonprofit news outlets offers cautions and optimism, with a funding roadmap of how a number of outfits are achieving profitability.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on July 9, 2013
Topics: Resources, Revenue Tags: Business Models, Grants, Interactive, Media Analysis, Nonprofit, Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism, Publishers, Report, Research, Revenue
Can a company be profitable and benefit its community? B Corp certification ensures businesses meet "rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency."
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on June 1, 2013
Topics: Distribution, Resources Tags: Business Models, Collaboration, Community Engagement, Emerging Trends, Entrepreneurship, Experiments, Future of News, Innovation, Nonprofit
This wiki for "do-gooders" offers journalists background basics and leads across social issues from arts to technology; tapping into shared expertise, identifying standards and best practices.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on January 11, 2013
Topics: Community, Resources Tags: Collaboration, Meyer Memorial Trust, Nonprofit
A strategic vision from an investment firm finds real impact by directing money to entire sectors. How can this help journalism, as an entire industry, thrive?
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on December 21, 2012
Topics: Resources, Revenue Tags: Fundraising, Nonprofit, Philanthropy, Report, Research, Revenue
Designed as a “one-stop shop” for public broadcasters seeking grants, the tips, related news and extended resources here provide useful insight for any nonprofit journalism organization.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on December 7, 2012
Topics: Resources, Revenue Tags: Free Tools, Fundraising, Grants, Nonprofit, Public Broadcasting, Revenue, Television
Grant-writing tools for nonprofits, with links to grantmakers and more resources. Comprehensive breakdown of proposals to support your ask, plus samples for comparison and inspiration.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on November 21, 2012
Topics: Resources, Revenue Tags: Fundraising, Grants, Nonprofit, Resources, Sustainability
Challenging community publishers to think about an exit strategy at CJET reveals it’s not just about selling out. From survive to sustain to partner, sell or build a legacy.
Posted by Emily Harris on November 9, 2012
Topics: Blog, Education, Revenue Tags: Annenberg School for Journalism & Communications, Business Models, Community News, Featured, Investigative News Network, Journalism Business, Nonprofit, Sustainability, Training
“Sometimes you can get impact by reaching a lot of people, sometimes you get impact by reaching the right people.” ProPublica's Stephen Engelberg on purpose, money, and nonprofit news.
Posted by Emily Harris on August 10, 2012
Topics: Blog, Community, Craft, Distribution, Education, Experiments, Policy, Revenue, Technology Tags: Audience Development, Fundraising, Investigative Journalism, Nonprofit, ProPublica, Stephen Engelberg
Findings from four major journalism funders leveraging millions of dollars over seven years. One key: make fundraising daily work. Useful to understand the landscape or plan your own strategy.
Posted by Journalism Accelerator on June 27, 2012
Topics: Experiments, Resources, Revenue Tags: Ethics and Excellence in Journalism, Ford Foundation, Fundraising, Knight Foundation, McCormick Foundation, Nonprofit, Report, Revenue, Startup
An investigative report reveals the complexities of collaboration in five basic steps, laying the groundwork for partnerships that could bring in joint revenue.
Posted by Emily Harris on June 25, 2012
Topics: Blog, Craft, Distribution, Experiments, Revenue Tags: Collaboration, Investigative Journalism, Nonprofit, Revenue, Use Case