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The San Diego Fdn

San Diego, Calif.
http://www.sdfoundation.org/

http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=4555

Grants: 1) Voice of San Diego, $1,040,500, 2006 onward; Grant Area: Various 2) Voice of San Diego, $200,000 beginning in 2009 with a KCI matching grant 3) Women's e-News $9,852 (These funds were given through the Fund for the City of New York.)

Contact Information:

2508 Historic Decatur Rd., Suite 200, San Diego, CA 92106
tel: (619) 235-2300, fax: (619) 239-1710
{encode="info@sdfoundation.org" title="info@sdfoundation.org"}

The San Francisco Fdn

San Francisco, Calif.
http://www.sff.org/

http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=4913241

Grants: 1) New America Media/Pacific News Svc $42,000 2) Mother Jones/Foundation for National Progress 2005: $3,000, 2006: $4,000, 2007: $2,000, 2007: $4,000, 2008: $5000, 2009: $2000, 2209: $1,730, 2009: $6000 3) Center for Investigative Reporting, 2005: $1,000, 2006: $5000, 2007: $5000, 2008: $2000, 2008: $4000

Contact Information:

225 Bush Street, suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94104
tel: 415-733-8500

Sandler Family Supporting Fdn

San Francisco, Calif.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandler_Family_Supporting_Foundation
http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Sandler_Family_Supporting_Foundation
Our mission is to be a catalyst to strengthen the progressive infrastructure, expose corruption and abuse, advocate for vulnerable and exploited people and environments, and advance scientific research in neglected areas.

Grants: 1) ProPublica, $30,000,000 2) Center for Investigative Reporting, $10,000

Contact Information:

121 Steuart St, San Francisco CA 94105-1236

The SCAN Fdn

Long Beach, Calif.
http://www.thescanfoundation.org/article/homepage.html

Grants: Kaiser Health News, $600,000 (Awarded Jan. 1. 2009, it is a 36-month grant for KHN to provide in-depth coverage of the health issues facing seniors.)

Contact Information:

Karen A. Scheboth, MS, CRA
Director of Grants Administration, The SCAN Foundation
3800 Kilroy Airport Way, Suite 100, Long Beach, CA 90806
tel: (562) 308-2864
{encode="Kscheboth@thescanfoundation.org" title="Kscheboth@thescanfoundation.org"}

The Scherman Fdn

New York, N.Y.
http://www.scherman.org/

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/funderprofile.asp?fndid=5356&category=79

Grants: 1) Center for Investigative Reporting 2005: $15,000, 2007: $15,000, 2008: $15,000 2) Center for Public Integrity, 2005: $25,000, 2007: $15,000, 2008: $30,000

Contact Information:

16 East 52nd Street, Suite 601, New York, New York 10022
tel: 212-832-3086, fax: 212-838-0154
{encode="info@scherman.org" title="info@scherman.org"}

The Schmidt Family Foundation

Palo Alto, Calif.
http://theschmidt.org/index.html

The Schmidt Family Foundation, established in 2006 by Wendy and Eric Schmidt, brings philanthropic resources to some of this century's greatest challenges across the globe. Applying new knowledge and innovation is our model for problem solving and for advancing original research in science, energy and the sustainability of the world's biosphere.

Grants: Center for Investigative Reporting, 2007: $300,000, 2008: S500,000

Contact Information:

555 Bryant Street, #370,
Palo Alto, California 94301

Tel:650-376-7112
Fax: 650-454-8992
E-mail: {encode="staff@theschmidt.org" title="staff@theschmidt.org"}

The Schooner Foundation

Boston, Mass.

The foundation is a small family foundation with a focus on peace & security and human rights.

Ms. Ryan oversees The Schooner Foundation, a progressive family foundation that honors human dignity, thinks big, and acts where trustees see the greatest need and opportunities for leverage locally, nationally and globally. The foundation focuses on human rights, peace & security, economic opportunity, environment and progressive media. In addition to the Fund for Global Human Rights, Ms. Ryan is a current or former trustee of National Braille Press, Women for Women International, the Ploughshares Fund and the National Association of Health Education Centers. She is active with the Peace & Security Funders Group, the International Human Rights Funders Group, National Network of Grantmakers, Women Waging Peace and Grantmakers Without Borders. She serves on the Advisory Board of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy and on the Women's Leadership Board, both at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She was a member of the Advisory Committee of the Women's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch and a member of the Women Donors Network. Ms. Ryan received her Bachelor of Arts from the New School for Social Research in New York and a Masters of Arts from the School of Oriental & African Studies at the University of London in England. She is a contributing author to the book Women, Philanthropy and Social Change: Journey to a Just Society, published in the fall of 2005 by UPNE.

Grants: Mother Jones/Foundation for National Progress: 2005: $9,917

Contact Information:

Cynthia Ryan
745 Atlantic Avenue, 10th floor
Boston, MA 02111
tel: 617-357-9032 x110
fax: 617-357-5545
{encode="cryan@schoonercapital.com" title="cryan@schoonercapital.com"}

Schumann Ctr for Media & Democracy

Montclair, N.J.

Private non-operating foundation
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schumann_Center_for_Media_and_Democracy
http://www.undueinfluence.com/schumann_foundation.htm

Grants: 1) Center for Public Integrity, $500,000 2005 2) AlterNet $635,000 (2005: $135,000, 2007: $500,000 - $330,000 for AlterNet, $170,000 to fund fellowship program) 3) Mother Jones/Foundation for National Progress, 2005: 70,000, 2006: 100,000, 2007: $100,000, 2008: $50,000 4) Center for Investigative Reporting, 2006: $15,000, 2008: $45,000 5) Huffington Post Investigative Fund, 2008: $1,500,000 (Note: This grant was originally given to the American Media Project, which became the American News Project. ANP merged with the HPIF in 2009.)

Contact Information:

33 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042
tel: (973) 783-6660, fax: (973) 783-7553

Elaine and Gerald Schuster Foundation

Needham, Mass.

Private nonoperating foundation
http://media.www.thejusticeonline.com/media/storage/paper573/news/2007/02/06/News/University.Secures.5.Million.Journalism.Grant-2699556.shtml
http://www.brandeis.edu/investigate/

Grant: Schuster Institute for Investigative Journ $5,000,000

Contact Information:

63 Kendrick St
Needham, MA

The Seattle Foundation

Seattle, Wash.
http://www.seattlefoundation.org/Pages/Default.aspx

http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=4942486
http://www.faqs.org/tax-exempt/WA/The-Seattle-Foundation.html

Grants: 1) High Country News, 2005: $2,500, 2006: $2,500. 2007: $3,000, $2008: $3,000

Contact Information:

IBM Building
1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1300
Seattle, WA 98101-3151
Tel: (206) 622-2294
E-mail: {encode="info@seattlefoundation.org" title="info@seattlefoundation.org"}

Shifting Fdn

San Francisco Calif.

Ctr for Investigative Reporting $50,000

Joan Shorenstein Center

Cambridge, Mass.
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/

http://ipsaportal.unina.it/?p=215

Grants: Center for Public Integrity, $178,333 2006-07

Contact Information:

John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
79 JFK Street, second floor, Taubman Building, Cambridge, MA 02138
http://www.hks.harvard.edu/presspol/about/faculty_staff.html

Silicon Valley Community Foundation

Mountain View, Calif.
http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/

http://www.facebook.com/siliconvalleycf

http://investing.businessweek.com/research/stocks/private/snapshot.asp?privcapId=4932069

Grants: 1) Mother Jones/Foundation for National Progress, 2009: $25,000

Contact Information:

2440 West El Camino Real, Suite 300
Mountain View, California 94040-1498
Phone: 650.450.5400
Fax: 650.450.5401

Marty and Dorothy Silverman Foundation

New York, N.Y.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Morris_Silverman_%28philanthropist%29#Marty_and_Dorothy_Silverman_Foundation
http://foundationcenter.org/pnd/news/story.jhtml?id=130000006

Grants are only made to pre-selected organizations, and applications are not accepted . No telephone calls. Unsolicited applications are not considered , nor acknowledged.

Grants: 1) Pro Publica, 2008, $7,500, 2) Center for Investigative Reporting, 2008: $25,000, 3) New York Community Media Alliance, 2008: $45,000

Contact Information:

c/o Lonn Silverman
830 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10022-7523

The Sister Fund

New York, N.Y.
http://www.sisterfund.org/

http://www.womensfundingnetwork.org/the-network/member/the-sister-fund

Grants: Women's e-News, $31,000 (These funds were given through the Fund for the City of New York.)

Contact Information:

79 Fifth Ave,4th Floor, New York, NY 10003 (between 15th and 16th Streets)
tel: 212-260-4446, fax: 212-260-4633
{encode="info@sisterfund.org" title="info@sisterfund.org"}

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

New York, N.Y.
http://www.sloan.org/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_P._Sloan_Foundation

Grants: Gotham Gazette, 2006: $100,000, 2007: $160,000, 2008: $80,000

Contact Information:

630 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2550
New York, NY, 10111
tel: (212) 649-1649 fax: (212) 757-5117
http://www.sloan.org/apply

The Ted Snowdon Foundation

New York, N.Y.

Grants: Mother Jones/Foundation for National Progress, $80,000 (2005: $20,000, 2006: $30,000, 2007: $30,000)

Contact Information:

50 Riverside Dr., No. 15-C
New York, NY 10024-6508
Contact: Edward W. Snowdon, Jr., Pres.
E-mail: {encode="snowdonfound@aol.com" title="snowdonfound@aol.com"}
Tel./Fax: (212) 787-2413

The St. Paul Fdn

St. Paul Minn.
http://www.saintpaulfoundation.org/

http://www.pgdc.com/host/minnesota-community-foundation-and-the-saint-paul-foundation

Grants: 1) IdeaMN, $500,000 beginning in 2009 with a KCI matching grant 2) Twin Cities Daily Planet $60,000, 2010: $15,000 (The John S. and James L. Knight Advised Fund of the St. Paul Foundation: $15,000 in general operating support.)

Contact Information:

55 Fifth Street East, Suite 600, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55101
tel: 651.224.5463, 800.875.6167

Toni Stabile Investigative Project Fund Screenshot

Toni Stabile Investigative Project Fund

New York, N.Y.

Grants: Stabile Ctr for Investigative Journalism, $1,000,000

The Stanley Fdn

Muscatine, Iowa
http://www.stanleyfoundation.org/

http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=Stanley_Foundation

Grants: Pulitzer Ctr on Crisis Reporting, $105,000

Contact Information:

209 Iowa Avenue
Muscatine, Iowa 52761
tel: 563-264-1500, fax: 563-264-0864
{encode="info@stanleyfoundation.org" title="info@stanleyfoundation.org"}

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