The Poynter Institute’s Leadership Academy for Women in Digital Journalism

The Gannett Foundation supports the Institute’s important leadership program that increases graduates’ earning potential, enhances management skills, and leads to professional growth as measured by roles, earnings and responsibilities.

Sports Journalism Institute Boot Camp

Gannett Foundation invests in the advancement of under-represented populations working in sports media through the Sports Journalism Institute’s Boot Camp at the Arizona State University’s Cronkite School, which has trained more 350 women and minorities.

Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference

Gannett Foundation invests in strengthening the effectiveness of investigative journalists by supporting the IRE’s annual conference.

Media Grants

The Gannett Foundation invests in the future of the media industry by supporting journalism education and training programs with particular interest in programs or projects that seek to encourage diversity in newsrooms and in coverage. 

While the program is paused in 2023, please check back for more updates!