Cronkite School Initiative Receives $200k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Support from organization of craigslist founder will help fight misinformation, improve journalistic corrections August 15, 2019 – Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication today announced a $200,000 gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to support a project that will combat misinformation by improving the reach and effectiveness of journalistic corrections. The … Read moreCronkite School Initiative Receives $200k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

VetsinTech Hits Major Milestone, Trains 200+ Veterans in Cybersecurity, with 500 More Registered

Organization to exceed goal of certifying 300 veterans, military spouses for cybersecurity work in 2019 VIP luncheon and graduation to be held at Moffett Federal Airfield, Thursday, August 15, 2019 San Francisco, CA, August 14, 2019 – VetsinTech has achieved a major milestone in its goal of training 300 veterans and military spouses for cybersecurity … Read moreVetsinTech Hits Major Milestone, Trains 200+ Veterans in Cybersecurity, with 500 More Registered

The University of San Francisco Data Institute Launches New Center for Applied Data Ethics

$750k gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies to fuel first year of activities, including data ethics seminars and certificate courses SAN FRANCISCO (August 12, 2019) – The University of San Francisco (USF) Data Institute has launched the Center for Applied Data Ethics (CADE) to address issues surrounding the misuse of data through education, research, public policy … Read moreThe University of San Francisco Data Institute Launches New Center for Applied Data Ethics

Cybercrime Support Network Receives $400k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Funds from craigslist founder’s organization will expand efforts to build national cybercrime victim hotline Ann Arbor, Michigan, August 1, 2019 – Cybercrime Support Network (CSN), the national voice of cybercrime and online fraud victims, received a gift of $400,000 from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the organization of craigslist founder Craig Newmark. With this donation, in addition … Read moreCybercrime Support Network Receives $400k Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Stanford Internet Observatory Seeks to Detect Internet Abuse in Real Time

$5M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies will support new program, led by computer security expert Alex Stamos July 25, 2019 – Massive volumes of data and content continue to exponentially expand across the internet, and the ability to examine the negative impacts of tech on society has not kept pace. The Internet Observatory, a new … Read moreStanford Internet Observatory Seeks to Detect Internet Abuse in Real Time

The Chutzpah to Change: Embracing the Future at a Jewish Cultural Touchstone

By: Rachel Fishman Feddersen Media leadership can be a tough gig. Gratifying, sure. Interesting, always. Occasionally, if you have a great team and you work really hard, you get a sign that things are going your way. That has happened twice with my publication, the Forward (originally named The Jewish Daily Forward), in the past … Read moreThe Chutzpah to Change: Embracing the Future at a Jewish Cultural Touchstone

Civic Hall receives $5m transformational gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

Funding from organization of craigslist founder to support ongoing programs that help civic entrepreneurs, women in tech, and public interest organizations July 10, 2019 – Civic Hall, the nation’s leading center for learning and collaboration that advances technology for the public good, announces $5 million in philanthropic funding from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. This transformational gift … Read moreCivic Hall receives $5m transformational gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

SFJ announces Diversity Fellowship winner and 5 Craig Newmark Philanthropies fellows

INDIANAPOLIS, July 10, 2019 – The Society for Features Journalism (SFJ), an organization promoting the craft of writing and innovation in journalism is proud to announce that Wei-Huan Chen, the Arts + Culture Writer and Theater Critic for the Houston Chronicle will receive SFJ’s 2019 Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship. Additionally, a generous first-time grant … Read moreSFJ announces Diversity Fellowship winner and 5 Craig Newmark Philanthropies fellows

University of San Francisco Announces $1 Million Gift from Craig Newmark to Support Student Veterans Pursuing Careers in Public Service

Craig Newmark’s gift will continue to support veterans and military families enrolled in the new Master of Arts in Public Leadership program SAN FRANCISCO (July 9, 2019) – The University of San Francisco (USF) has received a $1 million gift from Craig Newmark, founder of craigslist and Craig Newmark Philanthropies, to continue his support of … Read moreUniversity of San Francisco Announces $1 Million Gift from Craig Newmark to Support Student Veterans Pursuing Careers in Public Service

Global Cyber Alliance And Center For Internet Security Launch Free Toolkit To Help States And Local Election Offices Bolster Cybersecurity

Developed with Funding from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Toolkit Focuses on Mitigating Most Common and Addressable Cyber Risks NEW YORK, June 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Today, the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), in partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies and the Center for Internet Security,® Inc. (CIS®), announces a FREE toolkit aimed at providing election authorities with additional … Read moreGlobal Cyber Alliance And Center For Internet Security Launch Free Toolkit To Help States And Local Election Offices Bolster Cybersecurity

Women Who Tech Launches Their First Program Focused on HealthTech Innovation

Applications are officially open for the 2019 Women Startup Challenge Europe HealthTech; Supported by Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JLABS, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, and Office of the Mayor of Paris WASHINGTON and PARIS, June 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Women Who Tech, one of the largest nonprofit organizations that funds and showcases women-led ventures, today opened … Read moreWomen Who Tech Launches Their First Program Focused on HealthTech Innovation

Consumer Reports Launches Digital Lab to Usher in New Era of Digital Consumer Rights

Digital Lab aims to shift power back into the hands of consumers with an initial $6M gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, the foundation of craigslist founder YONKERS, N.Y. – Consumer Reports (CR), the nonprofit advocacy organization, today announced the launch of a new Digital Lab that will focus on consumers’ rights in the digital era. Initial … Read moreConsumer Reports Launches Digital Lab to Usher in New Era of Digital Consumer Rights

Trust Project Becomes Independent Nonprofit with $2.25M in New Funding

May 30, 2019 (PACIFICA, Calif.) – The Trust Project, a global effort to address misinformation and the crisis of trust in news, announced today that it is spinning off as an independent nonprofit organization with $2.25 million in total gifts from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Facebook and the Democracy Fund. Incubated by Sally Lehrman at Santa … Read moreTrust Project Becomes Independent Nonprofit with $2.25M in New Funding

Blue Star Families Receives $1M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 14, 2019) – Blue Star Families (BSF), a nonprofit dedicated to empowering military families, today announced a $1 million gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies. With this gift, BSF will launch the Craig Newmark New York Tri-State Chapter to engage military families and their civilian neighbors through technology and in-person events. “Year-after-year, isolation … Read moreBlue Star Families Receives $1M Gift from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

DonorsChoose.org Announces $1M Match Donation for Public Schools from Craig Newmark Philanthropies

NEW YORK — May 13, 2019 — DonorsChoose.org, an education crowdfunding nonprofit, announced today that Craig Newmark Philanthropies has pledged $1 million to match donations for public school teachers and students on its platform. Donors will have their gifts doubled, while funds last, helping provide books, art supplies, field trips, technology, and other classroom materials … Read moreDonorsChoose.org Announces $1M Match Donation for Public Schools from Craig Newmark Philanthropies