NewsMatch is a national matching-gift campaign to grow fundraising capacity in nonprofit newsrooms and promote giving to journalism among U.S. donors. It is supported through an open collaborative fund at The Miami Foundation and offers a simple, turnkey platform for foundations of all sizes to support quality news.
NewsMatch 2018 runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018.
The deadline to apply to NewsMatch 2018 has passed. For more information, see below and visit NewsMatch.org.
Note to participating organizations: Please check your weekly newsletter for access to the resource folder that includes webinar recordings, campaign materials and more. If you need to be added to the NewsMatch email list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "NewsMatch emails".
National and Supporting Partners
NewsMatch is supported by Democracy Fund, the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Jonathan Logan Family Foundation, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Facebook Journalism Project. Supporting partners include the Gates Family Foundation and the Wyncote Foundation. The Miami Foundation is the fiscal sponsor.
The Institute for Nonprofit News and the News Revenue Hub are NewsMatch's nonprofit partners.
In parallel with NewsMatch, at least 20 other foundations and donors have set up local matches directly with individual newsrooms.
History of NewsMatch
The inaugural NewsMatch was established by Knight Foundation in 2016, helping 57 nonprofit news organizations raise more than $1.2 million in match donations. In 2017, NewsMatch became the largest-ever grassroots fundraising campaign for nonprofit news, raising more than $4.8 million during a record-breaking year overall for charitable giving to journalism.