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Consumer Reports Launches Digital Lab to Usher in New Era of Digital Consumer Rights

Digital Lab aims to shift power back into the hands of consumers with an initial $6M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the foundation of craigslist founder.
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Trust Project Becomes Independent Nonprofit with $2.25M in New Funding

The Trust Project, a global effort to address misinformation and the crisis of trust in news, announced today that it is spinning off as an independent nonprofit organization with $2.25 million in total gifts from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Facebook and the Democracy Fund.
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Blue Star Families Receives $1M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Blue Star Families (BSF), a nonprofit dedicated to empowering military families, today announced a $1 million gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. With this gift, BSF will launch the Craig Newmark New York Tri-State Chapter to engage military families and their civilian neighbors through technology and in-person events.
Press Release Announces $1M Match Donation for Public Schools from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, an education crowdfunding nonprofit, announced today that Craig Newmark Philanthropies has pledged $1 million to match donations for public school teachers and students on its platform. Donors will have their gifts doubled, while funds last, helping provide books, art supplies, field trips, technology, and other classroom materials and experiences for teachers across the country.
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Global Cyber Alliance Receives Over $1M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Bolster Cybersecurity of Media and Elections

Global Cyber Alliance obtains more than $1. 5M in additional funds from other sources to support its efforts to eradicate cyber risksNEW YORK, April 9, 2019 – The Global Cyber Alliance announced a $1.
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Report for America Announces $250k in Support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Gift from craigslist founder to help revive local journalismAUSTIN, TX — Report for America and Craig Newmark Philanthropies announced a new partnership at SXSW to train journalists to cover the interests and issues of under-reported communities, and to help place them in newsrooms across the United States.
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Craig Newmark Philanthropies Invests $15M to Strengthen Journalism Ethics for the Digital Age

Columbia Journalism School receives $10M to launch the Craig Newmark Center for Journalism Ethics and Security and the Craig Newmark Professorship of Journalism

Poynter Institute receives $5M to establish the Craig Newmark Center for Ethics and Leadership, led by Kelly McBride

New York, NY – February 6, 2019 – Today, Craig Newmark Philanthropies announces a total of...
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Report for America and partners announce panel on trust and media at South by Southwest

Boston, Mass. November 27, 2018 — At a pivotal time for local journalism in the public interest, Report for America and its partners at Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Civil Foundation and Mississippi Today are proud to announce a panel at South by Southwest (SXSW) in March, titled "The Battle of Disinformation vs. Local News.
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Craig Newmark Philanthropies gives $200k to American Press Institute to support research and convening on journalism ethics

Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the organization of craigslist founder Craig Newmark, has donated $200,000 to the American Press Institute to expand its efforts of promoting ethical reporting and helping journalists produce trustworthy work.
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Craig Newmark Donation Supports Legal Advocacy for Underrepresented Veterans

San Francisco-based entrepreneur Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, has become one of the most active philanthropists and proponents of veterans in the San Francisco Bay Area and across the nation.