For Funders

The Institute for Nonprofit News is extremely grateful to the foundations and donors who are committed to improving the conditions for a more democratic society by making our services possible.

INN is a federally recognized 501(c)3 nonprofit organization with articles of incorporation in the District of Columbia with offices in California.

Major Donors

  • Atlantic Philanthropies
  • Democracy Fund
  • The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
  • The Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation
  • Buzz Woolley
  • Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation
  • The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
  • John D. Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • Karin Winner
  • Open Society Foundations
  • The Patterson Foundation
  • Rockefeller Brothers Fund
  • The INN Board

“INN is the glue that connects the nonprofit news industry and pushes it to move forward, smarter and stronger.”

– Mary Brown, Voice of San Diego

What We Offer

Business Resources
Business Resources

Our trade publication and guides for running a nonprofit newsroom.


Learn from the best in the business.

Fiscal Sponsorship

Don’t have your own 501(c)3 yet? We can help.

INNovation Fund
INNovation Fund

Investing in nonprofit business experimentation.

Insurance Assistance
Insurance Assistance

Access to preferred rates for media and nonprofit insurance.

Largo Project
Largo Project

A customizable, responsive Wordpress theme built by real news nerds.

Legal Resources
Legal Resources

Helping members protect themselves.

Technology Services
Technology Services

Our nerds are here to help.

In 2014, INN...

Helped 276 organizations through our programs.

Contributed more than $616,977 to our members.

Had 120+ publishing sites using Largo.

Our Members