IREX is an international nonprofit organization founded in 1968, and now has an annual portfolio of over $70 million. Its staff of over 400 professionals works with partners in more than 100 countries. IREX has an extensive and diversified track record in assisting journalists and media organizations to provide the essential news and information the public needs to demand more accountable governance. IREX offers both the broader competence necessary to address the context in which investigative journalists work and the specialized expertise specific to investigative journalism.