Thanks to all our supporters

We are deeply grateful for the generosity of our funders, donors, partners and sponsors who support key initiatives that move digital journalism forward.


Major Funders

The Democracy Fund’s generous grant provides major support for the $1M Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, a two-year micro-grant program.

 

Knight Foundation grants support our $828K ONA Local community-building initiative, the $1M Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, as well as our annual Online Journalism Awards and HBCU Fellows.

 

The Ethics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s renewed grants support the continued development of journalists.org, our Build Your Own Ethics Code tool, as well as the $1M Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education.

 

The Gannett Foundation’s generous renewed grants funded the start-up and growth of ONACamps, our free traveling training workshops, and the annual Online Journalism Awards.

 

A generous McCormick Foundation grant helps fund the $1M Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, and a 2013 grant made possible an action summit and thought leadership session on issues surrounding social media.

 

With its generous grant, the Rita Allen Foundation joins the funding consortium for the $1M Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education.

 

A generous grant from The Dow Jones Foundation supports our Digital Media Leadership Breakfast series, invitation-only gatherings that offer media leaders a forum to network and share ideas and strategies.

 

The Harnisch Foundation’s funding seeded our ONA Local groups, now in communities around the globe.

 

A generous grant from the Ford Foundation supports the ONA-Poynter Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Media, a tuition-free, immersive experience for women moving up the ladder in journalism and technology organizations.

Leading Partnerships

 

MSN and MSN International’s generous donation and committee involvement makes possible the selection of current and future international MJ Bear Fellows.

 

NPR generously provides our ONA staff state-of-the-art office space in its new headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Major Donors

MJ Bear Fellowship Fund
On behalf of our Board and staff, our warmest appreciation goes to the Bear and Carpenter families — Philip Bear, Robin Bear, the late Jeanette B. Bear, Dinah Bear, Linda Carpenter, Bob Carpenter, Jake Carpenter and Blake Carpenter — for ensuring the legacy of ONA founding member and digital journalism pioneer MJ Bear, whose fellowship identifies and nurtures journalism stars under 30.

We are also grateful to the many individual donors who continue to support this fellowship in MJ’s memory. Below, we acknowledge those who have contributed to the MJ Bear or General Support funds with recent gifts of $500 or more.

  • David Payne, Gannett Foundation
  • Richard Gingras, ONA Advisory Board, Google News
  • Rich Jaroslovsky, ONA Founding Member, Bloomberg News/Bloomberg Businessweek
  • Jon Hart and Margaret Stevens
  • Melissa Metzger
  • Eileen Glasser Wesley and Mark Wesley
  • Bob Scarborough
  • The Levitt Foundation
  • Elizabeth Anne Osder
  • Liz Lufkin
  • Google
  • Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty

Last, but in no way least, we are deeply grateful for the annual financial support and leadership of our Board of Directors.


Major Sponsors

Sponsorships make possible our state-of-the-art annual conference, and support our ONA Local group activities and events.

  • NPR
  • NBC News Digital
  • Google
  • Disney Destinations Public Relations
  • ESPN
  • TinyLetter
  • McClatchy Company
  • Focus Features
  • Chartbeat
  • Inform
  • Robert R. McCormick Foundation
  • The Knight Foundation
  • SocialNewsDesk
  • Graphiq
  • Rightside
  • Dataminr
  • CNN
  • Parse.ly
  • Facebook
  • USC Media Impact Project
  • WordPress
  • Participant Media
  • CNN NewsSource
  • Twittter
  • Gannett Foundation
  • Marketwired
  • John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  • United
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Storyful
  • The Denver Post
  • USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

General Supporters

Our deepest thanks go out to each and every Friend of ONA who has donated to help support digital journalists and the critical work they do.


To support ONA and our work:

Online:
Donate here

By mail:
Online News Association
c/o NPR
Attn: MJ BEAR FELLOWSHIP or GENERAL FUND
1111 North Capitol Street NE, Sixth Floor
Washington, DC 20002