TaglineInvestigative journalism for the Pacific Northwest
Year Founded2009
Type or CoverageInvestigative
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Institutional SupportEthics & Excellence in Journalism Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Staff Size (Business)0
Staff Size (Editorial)2-5
Active Volunteers1-10
AffiliationsThe Brainerd Foundation; The Bullitt Foundation; Seattle University Fellowship on Family Homelessness made possible by a grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; The Russell Family Foundation; Fund for Investigative Journalism.
Mappin LocationSeattle - Washington
Principal StaffRita Hibbard
DescriptionSeattle’s InvestigateWest may have a small budget and a tiny newsroom—but the organization’s impact consistently belies its size. Founded in 2009 the small investigative nonprofit led by former Seattle Post-Intelligencer staffer Rita Hibbard has emerged as a major player in regional journalism reporting on everything from chronic homelessness to the widespread poisoning of children by rat poison.
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