The Local Journalism Initiative is working to increase coverage of underrepresented communities in Delaware and build a pipeline of aspiring journalists, particularly those who are passionate about and experienced with BIPOC (Black, indigenous and people of color) and other underrepresented communities. The Local Journalism Initiative is committed to strengthening local journalism in Delaware.

Grants Awarded to Local Journalism Initiative

$80,000 - Awarded August 2021

Focus areas
Community-Centered Journalism

To strengthen the news ecosystem in Delaware and increase voices and coverage of underrepresented communities, particularly BIPOC and low-income communities, by creating a pipeline of BIPOC journalists, identifying geographic and demographic news deserts, and building infrastructure to address news and information needs.

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