Facebook awards $16 million to fund local newsrooms - but sadly not ours | Wis.Community

Facebook awards $16 million to fund local newsrooms - but sadly not ours

May 7, 2020 - 1:02pm
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Facebook that they have provided emergency grants to over 200 local newsrooms in the United States to help them cover losses due to the COVID-19 situation and to expand coverage of the pandemic. WisCommunity was one of over 2000 applicants in the grant competition, which awarded money to 144 local newsrooms in general, and 59 newsrooms in the Facebook Accelerator Program. Sadly we were not successful in this grant application but we would like to congratulate the winners in Wisconsin, particularly Volume One in Eau Claire. Wisconsin grantees were:

#000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">; cursor: pointer; transition: all 0.5s ease 0s;" class="_8f7x _8hk5" data-ms="{"creative":"link","creative_detail":"link","create_type":"link","create_type_detail":""}" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy" data-lynx-uri="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2FMadison365.org%2F%3Ffbclid%...">365 Media Foundation / Madison365 Madison, WIGrant Amount: $99,953 #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">; cursor: pointer; transition: all 0.5s ease 0s;" class="_8f7x _8hk5" data-ms="{"creative":"link","creative_detail":"link","create_type":"link","create_type_detail":""}" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy" data-lynx-uri="https://l.facebook.com/l.php?u=https%3A%2F%2Fmadison.com%2Fct%2F%3Ffbcli...">The Capital Times Madison, WIGrant Amount: $99,144 #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">; cursor: pointer; transition: all 0.5s ease 0s;" class="_8f7x _8hk5" data-ms="{"creative":"link","creative_detail":"link","create_type":"link","create_type_detail":""}" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy">Volume One Eau Claire, WIGrant Amount: $57,000 #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">; cursor: pointer; transition: all 0.5s ease 0s;" class="_8f7x _8hk5" data-ms="{"creative":"link","creative_detail":"link","create_type":"link","create_type_detail":""}" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy">Wisconsin Watch* Madison, WIGrant Amount: $100,000 #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">; cursor: pointer; transition: all 0.5s ease 0s;" class="_8f7x _8hk5" data-ms="{"creative":"link","creative_detail":"link","create_type":"link","create_type_detail":""}" data-lynx-mode="asynclazy">Wausau Pilot and Review* Wausau, WIGrant Amount: $40,000 #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">We would also like to congratulate the following fellow LION publishers who were successful: #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">Berkeleyside; Block Club Chicago; BoiseDev; CalMatters; Charlottesville Tomorrow; City Bureau; Detour Detroit; Embarcadero Media; Farmington Voice; Flint Beat; Greenpointers; Honolulu Civil Beat; InvestigateWest; LebTown; Long Beach Post; Madison365; MinnPost; MLK50; Montclair Local; MuckRock; Project Q Atlanta; PublicSource; QCity Metro; Richland Source; Sahan Journal; San Jose Spotlight; Scalawag; Telegraph Publishing; The AFRO Newspapers; The Colorado Sun; The Devil Strip; The Chicago Reporter; The Eastsider; The Mendocino Voice; This Is Reno; Voice of OC; VT Digger; Washington City Paper; and WHYY / Billy Penn. #000000;" class="_8f7l fjpCN__FAQp">

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