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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... Read More →

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Brigitte Alfter

Managing Editor, Journalismfund.eu
Managing Editor at Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Lived in Brussels from 2004-2008 working as EU-correspondent for Danish daily Information, since then back in Copenhagen. 2008-2012 Freelance cross border jour... Read More →
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Bridget Gallagher

Principal, Gallagher Group LLC
Bridget Gallagher provides fundraising strategy, implementation assistance, and counsel to domestic and international clients working on transparency, information access, and civic participation issues in the context of the rapidly changing 21st century media ecosystem. A fifteen-year veteran of the nonprofit sector, Bridget first began working with non-profit media projects via the Center for Public Integrity, one of the... 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 Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD), the network of 200 media assistance non-profits. | | Sponsored Mckinsey's Remarkable Woman Program 2015 and accredited in partnership brokering. Highly networked and diplomatic. | | Skills include : Mediation, Fundraising, Facilitation, Policy formulation, Advocacy/campaigning, Community Management/ Social Media, Partnerships, Program formulation, Engagement with Civil Society, Evaluation, Mentoring. | | Bilingual French-English. Italian and Russian excellent level. German rusty but understood. | Memberships: Association... 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 grants management as well as media business development for print and... Read More →

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

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