Guide: Application Overview & Questions (2022)

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Thank you for your interest in NewsMatch 2022, a collective fundraising campaign designed to transform how communities support the journalism that serves them. 

Please note the following updates to this year’s program design this year:

  • The distribution of national dollar-for-dollar match funds will be concentrated amongst newsrooms with operating expenses below $1M in the prior calendar year (Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2021)
  • All INN members of any size remain eligible to receive goal-based bonus awards and partner funds 
  • Time-saving resources and messaging materials like the NewsMatch Campaign Toolkit will remain available to all NewsMatch participants
  • INN will continue to expand the toolkit to support community match and major donor cultivation 

For more details regarding eligibility and the application process please review NewsMatch FAQs or contact

Applications will be approved on a rolling basis. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 11:59 pm PT.