August 31, 2015

INN receives grant from Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation for training programs

Encino, Calif., Aug. 31 2015 —  The Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) has received $125,000 from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation for general support and training.

The grant will help INN provide business training for leaders in member nonprofit organizations. INN is planning at least four regional sessions on best practices in nonprofit management, marketing, legal issues and more.

"We deeply appreciate the continued support of the foundation both for INN and its member organizations," said Brant Houston, chair of INN's board of directors. "The Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation has played — and continues to play — a major role in the growth and sustainability of independent, investigative reporting in the U.S."

The training sessions will help both startup organizations and more mature organizations move toward sustainability through best business practices and diverse revenue development.

"This grant will help us be more responsive to our members' needs as the organizations are growing and changing," said Denise Malan, INN Interim Executive Director and CEO. "We are grateful to the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation for their support of INN and our training programs."

INN plans to release the dates, locations and details about the regional training sessions in the near future.

About the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation

Founded by Edith Kinney Gaylord, Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information. To learn more about projects funded by Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation visit

About the Institute for Nonprofit News

The Institute for Nonprofit News (formerly the Investigative News Network) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization dedicated to advancing excellence and sustainability in the nonprofit investigative and public service sector. INN was founded in 2009 to help the increasing number of nonprofit newsrooms produce and distribute stories with impact, achieve cost efficiencies by pooling resources, and develop new revenue streams to become sustainable businesses. For more, visit or follow us on Twitter @INN.