Knight Foundation to match $1.5 million in donations to news outlets across U.S.

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The Miami-based Knight Foundation announced today that it will match donations made to some of the best-known news startups, investigative outfits, and nonprofit newsrooms around the United States.

Called Knight News Match, the agreement to match each dollar donated lasts through Jan. 17, 2017.

Donations can be made to near 60 different news outlets as varied as from the Florida Center for Investigative Reporting and Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network on the East Coast to inewssource in Southern California and the Institute for Nonprofit News, who works with more than 100 different nonprofit news outlets across the United States.

Individual donations can receive up to $25,000 in matching money. Knight Foundation has committed to matching up to $1.5 million in donations.

Visit the Knight News Match website to see the complete list.

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Khari is founder and editor of Through the Cracks: Crowdfunding in Journalism. He also writes about bots and artificial intelligence for VentureBeat. He has built news startups in the U.S. and Europe for the last decade.

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