NewsMatch 2018

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.

INN members can apply to NewsMatch 2018 here. The deadline to apply is Aug. 1, 2018.

NewsMatch 2018 runs from Nov. 1 to Dec. 31, 2018.

For more information, see below and visit NewsMatch.org.

Key Resources

Founding and Supporting Partners

In 2017, NewsMatch was supported with $1 million each from Democracy Fund, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. The Miami Foundation was the fiscal sponsor.

Additional partners in 2017 included the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, the Gates Family Foundation, the Wyncote Foundation, the News Integrity Initiative and the Rita Allen Foundation.

2018 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.