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Guardian US announces new year-long project on voter suppression in America

The initiative has been made possible due to philanthropic funding from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Schumann Media Center and Park FoundationNovember 7, 2019 – The Fight to Vote series will investigate systemic voter suppression and how it undermines democracy in the United States.
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First Draft launches nationwide project to help prepare US newsrooms for online threats ahead of 2020 election

Craig Newmark Philanthropies joins Google News Initiative in supporting organization’s mission to reach every journalist in every stateOctober 24, 2019 – As part of its global CrossCheck initiative, journalism non-profit First Draft announces a year-long, nationwide strategy for supporting the verification and reporting of online information relating to the 2020 US presidential election.
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Bob Woodruff Foundation and National Veterans Intermediary Announce Groundbreaking Data Tool to Improve Veteran Support Nationwide

Made possible by a nearly $5M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Local Partner Self-Assessment Tool is part of an initiative to use community-based solutions to address veteran challengesInnovative assessment model has potential to be adapted for other sectors of philanthropyNEW YORK, Oct.
Press Release Announces 'Get Out the Vote' Initiative to Register Young Americans for 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

A $500,000 gift from foundation of craigslist founder will allow organization to scale national voter registration efforts, with a focus on supporting underserved voters and young People of ColorSeptember 24, 2019 – DoSomething.
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Girls Who Code Announces First-Ever Global March For Sisterhood for Day of the Girl

All-Digital #MarchForSisterhood aims to unite women, girls, and allies worldwide to create the biggest online march in historyLed by “Team Sisterhood” of 100+ young changemakers, March will celebrate, inspire, and activate girls and women building transformative social movementsSeptember 16, 2019 — Today, Girls Who Code announced the launch of the first-ever all-digital global march for...
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Wikimedia Foundation announces $2.5 million in support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies for security of Wikipedia and organization’s other free knowledge projects

Philanthropic funding from craigslist founder’s foundation will help the organization protect its sites and volunteers globally from cyber threatsSeptember 10, 2019 – The Wikimedia Foundation is excited to announce $2.
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Reporters Without Borders Announces $1.5M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Support Transparency and Ethics in News and Media

Gift from craigslist founder’s foundation to facilitate implementation of Journalism Trust InitiativePARIS, September 5, 2019 – Reporters Without Borders, also known internationally as Reporters sans frontières (RSF), is pleased to announce a $1. 5 million gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. The philanthropic funding will help RSF to implement its Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI).
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Armed Services Arts Partnership announces Ambassadorship and $100K donation from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

GIFT FROM CRAIGSLIST FOUNDER WILL HELP SUPPORT VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES THROUGH THE ARTSAUGUST 28, 2019 – Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is proud to announce a $100K contribution from Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, to expand arts opportunities for veterans in the DC Metro Area and Hamptons Roads, VA.
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Support from organization of craigslist founder has already resulted in expansion of left-right coalition for election securityAugust 26, 2019 – National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC), a non-partisan organization that works to secure voting technology from cyber manipulation, proudly announces a $250,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies.
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Cronkite School Initiative Receives $200k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Support from organization of craigslist founder will help fight misinformation, improve journalistic correctionsAugust 15, 2019 – Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication today announced a $200,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to support a project that will combat misinformation by improving the reach and effectiveness of journalistic corrections.