Sponsors and Supporters

donateThe 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 are 100% tax deductible. To contribute, please go to this link.

GIJN receives generous core support from the Open Society Foundations, which has supported GIJN since its founding as a loose network in 2003, and as a startup nonprofit from the Netherlands-based Adessium Foundation. The Ford Foundation provides critical capacity building funds, and additional core support comes from  the Switzerland-based Oak Foundation and, in the United States, Humanity United, the Reva & David Logan Foundation, and the Bay and Paul Foundations.

For conference support, we also thank the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Google News Lab. MacArthur Foundation, and Arcus Foundation. In past years additional funding has come from Google and Omidyar Network, with in-kind support from 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.

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GIJN also raises funds, often in partnership with other organizations, for its conferences and other events. Sponsors for the 10th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in 2017 can be found on the event’s website, as can sponsors of the 9th Global Investigative Journalism Conference in 2015. Among the contributors are nearly 50 GIJN member organizations and partners.

Major sponsors for Uncovering Asia: The Second Asian Investigative Journalism Conference in 2016 included the  the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, the Open SocietyAdessium, and Ford foundations, Google News LabHumanity 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.

Funds for the 2013 Global Investigative Journalism Conference (GIJC13) came from Al Jazeera, the Omidyar Network, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Global Integrity, Fritt Ord Foundation, Knight Chair in Investigative Reporting at the College of Media at the University of Illinois, and GIJN’s member organizations. A full list of GIJC13 sponsors 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 are listed below:

Individual Donations 2013-17

  • Marc-Olivier Buffle
  • Reginald Chua
  • Sheila Coronel
  • Edward Daly
  • Adam Elito
  • Mark Feldstein
  • Bridget Gallagher
  • Robert Gebeloff
  • Teresa Goslar
  • Marina Walker Guevara
  • Anton Harber
  • Jens Egil Heftoy
  • Brant Houston
  • Carlos Eduardo Huertas
  • Eva Jung
  • David Kaplan
  • Melody Kemp
  • Oleg Khomenok
  • Charles Lewis
  • Jae Moreno
  • Nils Mulvad
  • Debrah Nelson
  • Dan Noyes
  • Mark Schapiro
  • Ben Skinner
  • Marcella Smit
  • Paul Steiger
  • Colin Tinto
  • Ed Wilson
  • MJ Zuckerman