Bob Woodruff Foundation and National Veterans Intermediary Announce Groundbreaking Data Tool to Improve Veteran Support Nationwide

Made possible by a nearly $5M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the Local Partner Self-Assessment Tool is part of an initiative to use community-based solutions to address veteran challenges Innovative assessment model has potential to be adapted for other sectors of philanthropy NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2019 — American communities are eager to welcome veterans … Read moreBob Woodruff Foundation and National Veterans Intermediary Announce Groundbreaking Data Tool to Improve Veteran Support Nationwide

DoSomething.org Announces ‘Get Out the Vote’ Initiative to Register Young Americans for 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

A $500,000 gift from foundation of craigslist founder will allow organization to scale national voter registration efforts, with a focus on supporting underserved voters and young People of Color September 24, 2019 – DoSomething.org, the largest organization dedicated to mobilizing young people for social change, is embarking on a national voter registration and ‘Get Out … Read moreDoSomething.org Announces ‘Get Out the Vote’ Initiative to Register Young Americans for 2020 U.S. Presidential Election

Girls Who Code Announces First-Ever Global March For Sisterhood for Day of the Girl

All-Digital #MarchForSisterhood aims to unite women, girls, and allies worldwide to create the biggest online march in history Led by “Team Sisterhood” of 100+ young changemakers, March will celebrate, inspire, and activate girls and women building transformative social movements September 16, 2019 — Today, Girls Who Code announced the launch of the first-ever all-digital global … Read moreGirls Who Code Announces First-Ever Global March For Sisterhood for Day of the Girl

Wikimedia Foundation announces $2.5 million in support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies for security of Wikipedia and organization’s other free knowledge projects

Philanthropic funding from craigslist founder’s foundation will help the organization protect its sites and volunteers globally from cyber threats September 10, 2019 – The Wikimedia Foundation is excited to announce $2.5 million in support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies that will help to ensure the security of Wikipedia, as well as the organization’s other sites and … Read moreWikimedia Foundation announces $2.5 million in support from Craig Newmark Philanthropies for security of Wikipedia and organization’s other free knowledge projects

Reporters Without Borders Announces $1.5M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Support Transparency and Ethics in News and Media

Gift from craigslist founder’s foundation to facilitate implementation of Journalism Trust Initiative PARIS, September 5, 2019 – Reporters Without Borders, also known internationally as Reporters sans frontières (RSF), is pleased to announce a $1.5 million gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. The philanthropic funding will help RSF to implement its Journalism Trust Initiative (JTI). JTI aims … Read moreReporters Without Borders Announces $1.5M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to Support Transparency and Ethics in News and Media

Armed Services Arts Partnership announces Ambassadorship and $100K donation from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

GIFT FROM CRAIGSLIST FOUNDER WILL HELP SUPPORT VETERANS AND MILITARY FAMILIES THROUGH THE ARTS AUGUST 28, 2019 – Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP) is proud to announce a $100K contribution from Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, to expand arts opportunities for veterans in the DC Metro Area and Hamptons Roads, VA. … Read moreArmed Services Arts Partnership announces Ambassadorship and $100K donation from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

NATIONAL ELECTION DEFENSE COALITION ANNOUNCES $250K GIFT FROM CRAIG NEWMARK PHILANTHROPIES

Support from organization of craigslist founder has already resulted in expansion of left-right coalition for election security August 26, 2019 – National Election Defense Coalition (NEDC), a non-partisan organization that works to secure voting technology from cyber manipulation, proudly announces a $250,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. The funding has already helped NEDC to expand … Read moreNATIONAL ELECTION DEFENSE COALITION ANNOUNCES $250K GIFT FROM CRAIG NEWMARK PHILANTHROPIES

Cronkite School Initiative Receives $200k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Support from organization of craigslist founder will help fight misinformation, improve journalistic corrections August 15, 2019 – Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication today announced a $200,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to support a project that will combat misinformation by improving the reach and effectiveness of journalistic corrections. The … Read moreCronkite School Initiative Receives $200k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

VetsinTech Hits Major Milestone, Trains 200+ Veterans in Cybersecurity, with 500 More Registered

Organization to exceed goal of certifying 300 veterans, military spouses for cybersecurity work in 2019 VIP luncheon and graduation to be held at Moffett Federal Airfield, Thursday, August 15, 2019 San Francisco, CA, August 14, 2019 – VetsinTech has achieved a major milestone in its goal of training 300 veterans and military spouses for cybersecurity … Read moreVetsinTech Hits Major Milestone, Trains 200+ Veterans in Cybersecurity, with 500 More Registered

The University of San Francisco Data Institute Launches New Center for Applied Data Ethics

$750k gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to fuel first year of activities, including data ethics seminars and certificate courses SAN FRANCISCO (August 12, 2019) – The University of San Francisco (USF) Data Institute has launched the Center for Applied Data Ethics (CADE) to address issues surrounding the misuse of data through education, research, public policy … Read moreThe University of San Francisco Data Institute Launches New Center for Applied Data Ethics

Cybercrime Support Network Receives $400k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Funds from craigslist founder’s organization will expand efforts to build national cybercrime victim hotline Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 1, 2019 – Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), the national voice of cybercrime and online fraud victims, received a gift of $400,000 from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the organization of craigslist founder Craig Newmark. With this donation, in addition … Read moreCybercrime Support Network Receives $400k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Stanford Internet Observatory Seeks to Detect Internet Abuse in Real Time

$5M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies will support new program, led by computer security expert Alex Stamos July 25, 2019 – Massive volumes of data and content continue to exponentially expand across the internet, and the ability to examine the negative impacts of tech on society has not kept pace. The Internet Observatory, a new … Read moreStanford Internet Observatory Seeks to Detect Internet Abuse in Real Time

The Chutzpah to Change: Embracing the Future at a Jewish Cultural Touchstone

By: Rachel Fishman Feddersen Media leadership can be a tough gig. Gratifying, sure. Interesting, always. Occasionally, if you have a great team and you work really hard, you get a sign that things are going your way. That has happened twice with my publication, the Forward (originally named The Jewish Daily Forward), in the past … Read moreThe Chutzpah to Change: Embracing the Future at a Jewish Cultural Touchstone

Civic Hall receives $5m transformational gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Funding from organization of craigslist founder to support ongoing programs that help civic entrepreneurs, women in tech, and public interest organizations July 10, 2019 – Civic Hall, the nation’s leading center for learning and collaboration that advances technology for the public good, announces $5 million in philanthropic funding from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. This transformational gift … Read moreCivic Hall receives $5m transformational gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

SFJ announces Diversity Fellowship winner and 5 Craig Newmark Philanthropies fellows

INDIANAPOLIS, July 10, 2019 – The Society for Features Journalism (SFJ), an organization promoting the craft of writing and innovation in journalism is proud to announce that Wei-Huan Chen, the Arts + Culture Writer and Theater Critic for the Houston Chronicle will receive SFJ’s 2019 Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship. Additionally, a generous first-time grant … Read moreSFJ announces Diversity Fellowship winner and 5 Craig Newmark Philanthropies fellows

University of San Francisco Announces $1 Million Gift from Craig Newmark to Support Student Veterans Pursuing Careers in Public Service

Craig Newmark’s gift will continue to support veterans and military families enrolled in the new Master of Arts in Public Leadership program SAN FRANCISCO (July 9, 2019) – The University of San Francisco (USF) has received a $1 million gift from Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, to continue his support of … Read moreUniversity of San Francisco Announces $1 Million Gift from Craig Newmark to Support Student Veterans Pursuing Careers in Public Service