The Global Investigative Journalism Network is a nonprofit organization registered in the U.S. state of Maryland. Most of its budget comes from foundation support in the form of grants and, to a lesser extent, from individual donations, in-kind contributions, conference fees, and speaking and consulting fees. Contributions for U.S. taxpayers can be 100% tax deductible. To contribute, please go to this link.
GIJN receives generous core support from a variety of foundations, including the Bay and Paul Foundations, Ford Foundation, Humanity United, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Nicolas Puech Foundation, Oak Foundation, Open Society Foundations, and the Reva & David Logan Foundation.
Project-specific funding comes from Porticus for our Asia program, the Google News Initiative for sustainability programs, and the Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime. GIJN’s Africa program receives support from the Consortium for Human Rights and Media in Africa project (CHARM) through our partner Fojo: Media Institute at Linnaeus University in Sweden.
We also receive donations from individuals, including generous support from Laura E. Arnold and John D. Arnold.
In-kind contributions have come from the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation, for providing low-cost access to its news and information services to GIJN and its member organizations; the Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting in the Journalism Department at the University of Illinois on the Urbana-Champaign campus; and the Institute for Nonprofit News for fiscal sponsorship and IT support.
The Judith Neilson Institute for Journalism and Ideas is supporting and co-hosting the 12th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in Sydney. Past conference support has come from the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Adessium Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Seattle International Foundation, Arcus Foundation, and Google.
GIJN also raises funds in partnership with other organizations for its conferences and other events. Sponsors for the 11th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in 2019 can be found on the event’s website, and are here for the GIJC in 2017, in 2015, and in 2013. Among the contributors are more than 60 GIJN member organizations and partners.
Major sponsors for Uncovering Asia: The Third Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in 2018, can be found here. Supporters of the second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in 2016 included the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Open Society, Adessium, and Ford foundations, Google News Lab, Humanity United, the Omidyar Network, First Look Media, and the Nepal Tourism Board. A full list is available here.
Major sponsors for Uncovering Asia: The First Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in 2014 included the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Ford Foundation, Omidyar Network, and Google. A full list is available here.
GIJN’s crowdfunding campaign for GIJC13 received more than 100 donations from 21 countries. A complete list is here. GIJN also receives individual contributions through Paypal. Donors are public and those giving $250 and above are listed below:
Individual Donations 2013-21 ($250 & above)
Anna and Greg Avis
Carlos Eduardo Huertas
Harvey L. Miller Family Foundation
JD Transformation Fund
Marina Walker Guevara
Rodger and Susan Schlickeisen
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