Press Releases

Craig Newmark Philanthropies & DonorsChoose.org Announce New Tool and Matching Donations to Support Schools Serving Military Communities

December 8, 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Education funding platform DonorsChoose.org announced today a new way for donors to identify and support classroom project requests from schools serving military communities. Donors can now use the school type filter “serving military families” on DonorsChoose.org to search for funding requests from U.S.-based public school teachers at schools on… Read more »

The Craig Newmark Foundation Challenges ‘Fake News’ and Promotes Trustworthy Journalism with $1 million Grant to Independent, Investigative News Powerhouse ProPublica

March 1, 2017

Grant from Craig Newmark Foundation to ProPublica is latest in ongoing effort to support nonprofit, fact-based journalism SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Craig Newmark Foundation, founded by craigslist founder Craig Newmark, today announced a $1 million grant to ProPublica, an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest. “A trustworthy press is the immune… Read more »