TaglineThe web's best-known muckraker
Year Founded2007
Type or CoverageInvestigative
StateNew York
CityNew York City
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Institutional SupportFord Foundation
Institutional SupportHewlett Foundation
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Institutional SupportMacArthur Foundation
Institutional SupportOpen Society Institute
Institutional SupportSandler Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Institutional SupportBill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Institutional SupportThe Pew Charitable Trusts
Institutional SupportAtlantic Philanthropies and the Skoll Global Threats Fund.
Staff Size (Business)6-10
Staff Size (Editorial)21-40
Active VolunteersNone
AffiliationsAnyone can publish ProPublica stories subject to a Creative Commons license. In addition to the sources listed above ProPublica has received funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation the Pew Charitable Trusts Atlantic Philanthropies and the Skoll Global Threats Fund.
Mappin LocationNew York City - New York
Principal StaffPaul Steiger
Principal StaffStephen Engelberg
Principal StaffRichard Tofel
DescriptionIn the world of investigative nonprofit news organizations ProPublica is a giant. Its staff of nineteen reporters has broken big stories on everything from the lax supervision of British Petroleum to the dangers of drilling for natural gas. Founded in 2007 by Paul Steiger former managing editor of The Wall Street Journal and Stephen Engelberg a former managing editor of The Oregonian ProPublica’s official mandate is to produce investigative journalism in the public interest.
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