Small publications, big opportunities for journalism funded by philanthropy


When it comes to funding journalism projects through philanthropy, size doesn’t matter. That’s the message three small, local publishers shared at the Radically Rural conference in late September. In fact, these publishers may have an advantage in seeking this support; and donations and grants can have an outsized impact for smaller news organizations.

Hosted in Keene, New Hampshire, the Radically Rural summit has a noble mission to provide “a platform for thinkers and doers across the nation to shape and share ideas and lead the charge to create vibrant, robust rural communities of their own.” One conference track focused on journalism, and the growing role philanthropy is playing in supporting local news.

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