Friday, November 17 • 10:45 - 12:00
Funding Your Investigation

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With over 150 nonprofits engaged in investigative journalism worldwide, many groups find it challenging to raise funds. Many fail to apply their own reporting techniques to finding donors or don't understand how to create a fundraising or "development" strategy. There's money out there, and our field continues to grow. but you need to have a solid plan and a strong commitment. Here are four experts who can help guide your way, including two veteran fundraisers who have raised millions from both private foundations and governments, plus the leaders of two funds for investigative journalism -- one in Europe and one in Africa -- who can talk about their important models and what they look for in successful grantees. 

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Reg Chua

Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News
Reg Chua has been a journalist for more than a quarter of a century, working in print, electronic media, television and radio. He’s currently Chief Operating Officer, Reuters News at Thomson Reuters, based in New York. From July 2009 to March 2011, he was Editor-in-Chief of th... Read More →

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Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Co-founder and Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Brigitte is a senior Danish-German journalist, she has won multiple awards and is proud that these awards were always granted to her and team members.Having... Read More →
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Bridget Gallagher

Principal, Gallagher Group
As a career fundraiser for more than 20 years, and a solopreneur/entrepreneur building and running her own business for the last dozen of those, Bridget thinks a lot about sustainability, growth, and money. The skills that serve Bridget as a fundraiser have also helped her thrive... Read More →
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Caroline Giraud

Freedom of Expression/Media and Advocacy Advisor, DG Devco
Independent consultant advising EU DG DEVCO and building capacities of EU Delegations on Freedom of Expression. I have worked 17 years with Non-Profits on media assistance, freedom of expression & human rights. Previously I've coordinated the International Secretariat of the... Read More →
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Ernest Sungura

Executive director, Tanzania Media Foundation
Ernest Sungura, the current executive director of the Tanzania Media Foundation (TMF), is an accomplished Tanzanian journalist and media specialist with 22 years of local and international experience. His areas of specialisation include investigative journalism, programme and... Read More →

Friday November 17, 2017 10:45 - 12:00 PST
Wits Science Stadium - Auditorium 3 West Campus, Torrance St, Johannesburg,