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 email@example.com 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 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and the Facebook Journalism Project. The Miami Foundation is the fiscal sponsor.
Supporting partners in 2017 included the Gates Family Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, the News Integrity Initiative and the Rita Allen Foundation. 2018 supporting partners will be announced later this year.
The Institute for Nonprofit News and the News Revenue Hub are NewsMatch's nonprofit partners.
History of News Match
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.