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We’re excited to share with you the latest winners of the Knight Community Information Challenge. They will receive a combined $2.26 million in matching grants for news and information projects.

As traditional media continue to struggle, community and place-based foundations have an increasingly important role to play in helping groups provide local news and information. And [...]

Today, the Knight Foundation announced the third-round winners of the Knight Community Information Challenge grants program at the Council on Foundations Fall Conference for Community Foundations. The program helps community and place-based foundations support news and information projects.

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