COVID-19 Response

IPMF COVID-19 Response

Grantee type

Grants Awarded to COVID-19 Response

$15,000 - Awarded May 2020


To launch a multi-prong advertising strategy, created by local artists, to raise awareness about the 2020 Census.

$100,000 - Awarded April 2020

Focus areas
Media Policy

In support of Chromebooks for all Philadelphia School District students.

$60,000 - Awarded April 2020

Focus areas
Community-Centered Journalism

To launch TRACE, an ongoing reporting series that will track and inform how the Philadelphia region responds to the pandemic, economic crisis and structural racism. Grant support from a coalition of foundations (Lenfest Institute, Scattergood Foundation, Samuel S. Fels Fund, HealthSpark Foundation, and more).

$7,500 - Awarded April 2020

Focus areas
Representation in Media

For facilitating conversations between media funders during the COVID-19 crisis, and for building relationships with funders new to the media funding field.

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