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News Startup Hub

Build your nonprofit news organization

Whether you are at the idea stage for a new organization, considering converting a for-profit news outlet to nonprofit status, or about to launch your website, INN has a resource to help you take the next step.

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Or explore below for more resources to help build your nonprofit news organization.

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Audience Development Plans

Understand how to accurately assess your audience.

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Campaign Finance Information

Gain access to comprehensive, verified state and federal campaign finance information.

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Commenting Services

Easily manage the conversations in your website’s comments.

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Community Building

Support for early-stage podcasters around the world

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Distributing Through Third Parties: Impact Through Reach

Extend reach, establish credibility and stretch limited resources through collaboration.

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Distributing Through Third Parties: Partnership Agreements

Consider third-party partnerships for distribution

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Document Cloud

Analyze, annotate and publish primary source documents while collaborating with others.

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Donor Research Services

Access tools and services to support your major gift strategy

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Editorial and Business Ethics

Get ethics policy background and guidance for your news nonprofit.

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Email and Newsletter Strategies

Get insight into building an email list and creating newsletters to develop a supportive audience.

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Example Job Descriptions

Reference INN's curated bank of job descriptions for commonly-asked-for positions.

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Growing Audience with Events

Use events to encourage audience growth.

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