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Mission Greenlight Fund

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Applications are CLOSED for the first round of funding directly to journalists to cover Greenlight investigations

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How does Greenlight work?

Learn how you can receive initial grants of up to $10,000 for a funded Greenlight investigation.

reader first

Cover Funded Investigations

Lead a collaborative investigation of a topic that our readers have indicated they want to support.

Take control

Pitch Your Own Greenlights

Receive matching grants and 100% of ongoing funding for select Greenlight pitches.

Build connections

Collaborative Journalism

Distinct private channels for each Greenlight allow for private discussion between backers, journalists and editors before the initial publication.

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Help us Design the Product

Mission Greenlight will continue to be a work in progress. Help us think through it’s evolution and roll-out as an early backer.

  • Learn more here about our $250,000 Mission Greenlight program
  • Phase one applications close May 31st, 2020
  • Applicants expected to commit 1-4 weeks to initial reporting
  • Grant amounts range from $2,500 – $10,000 of initial funding
  • Additional ongoing funding based on Greenlight participation benchmarks
  • Matching grants up to $2,500 for reader funded Greenlights with 100% revenue share for any funds beyond the matching amount
  • ¬†Applicants can apply with their details at the form below