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Our $1 million investment campaign will expand Discourse’s award-winning newsroom and build our innovative membership platform for launch in spring 2018.

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Journalists are not natural collaborators. Our autonomy is critical to our work. Typically, we keep sources and funders ― and each other ― at arm’s length. But with journalistic quality, revenues and public trust in decline, we in the news industry need help.

Discourse Media believes we can achieve more by collaborating than we can accomplish alone. That’s why we partner with community organizations, media outlets, funders and our audience. We work with people and organizations who value the impact that public interest journalism can have on the issues facing our communities, and who commit to respecting the journalistic autonomy required to produce independent journalism our audience can trust.

Interested in working with us? Visit Get Involved to learn more about how we partner.

Funding disclosure

In accordance with the best practices of mission-driven journalism organizations, we disclose all of our funding partners. All funders agree not to attempt to influence our editorial decisions. Their support does not imply endorsement of our content.

Learn more about how Discourse is funded here

VancityAshoka CanadaCanadian Journalists for Free ExpressionJ.W. McConnell Family FoundationKnight FoundationNew Pedagogies for Deep LearningSkeenaWild8-80 CitiesWaterloo Global Science InitiativeChallenge for ChangeGlobe and MailInspirit Foundation