After working in D.C. museums and teaching high school in NYC and D.C., Anne now works with small, education nonprofits as a consultant on communications and fund development projects. Recently, she had a chance to talk with some local college students who are in the process of setting up their own literacy nonprofit to support a neighborhood school which served as a valuable reminder of the exciting sense of possibility that exists within the sector.
In 2009, Anne Galloway kicked off her news site with nonstop hours of independent reporting without pay. Seven years later, VTDigger has a staff of 19, an annual budget of $1.5 million, and plans to get to the $2 million benchmark in the next four years.
Six high school students in Portland, Oregon decided to use their knowledge of U.S. government to form a citizenship education program. After eight years, Mission: Citizen is getting some impressive results.
Magazine and nonprofit news source Mother Jones has seen a rapid rise in giving and in subscriptions over the past few months. These changes could have broader implications for the news industry and the nonprofit sector as a whole.
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