Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation’s mission is to invest in the future of journalism by building the ethics, skills and opportunities needed to advance principled, probing news and information now and for the future.
The Foundation makes grants to journalism schools and other non-profit organizations focused on the news media.
It is the policy of Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation to exclude indirect costs from grants awarded.
In most cases, it does not fund:
• Book publishing
• Literacy programs
• Grants to individuals
• International organizations
• Personal research projects
• Equipment purchases for youth education
The Foundation has four program areas: investigative reporting, professional development, youth education and special opportunities. Within each of these program areas, the Foundation gives special preference to programs focusing on ethics and new media.