OUR FUNDERS

Thank you to the donors who launched this effort to preserve investigative reporting in Northeast Florida. Your donations support our mission to uncover truth and hold those in power accountable. Sustaining support helps us hire more reporters to cover more local news.

Updated Oct. 5, 2022

Groundwater Circle – $5,000+

Jessie Ball duPont Fund – $50,000

Local Media Association – $35,000

Vital Projects Fund – $30,000

Google News Initiative – $24,000

John S. and James L. Knight Foundation – $20,000

Fund for Nonprofit News at The Miami Foundation – $19,487

Wayne Hogan – $10,000

The V. Hawley Smith Family and the Emily Balz Smith Foundation – $6,500

Edward Lane – $5,203

The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida – $5,000

Pajcic and Pajcic – $5,000

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