You understand our mission: To raise funds and award them directly to independent journalists pursuing watchdog projects that will challenge the powerful and protect the vulnerable.
We have made our case that your funds will go to reporters working in the field, asking the hard questions, digging up documents and delivering hard-hitting journalism to uncover the truth.
We have proved our impact and prowess by winning the Institute for Nonprofit News first “Best Investigative Journalism Award.”
Why contribute to SpotlightDC?
YOU HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO POWER UP INVESTIGATIVE REPORTIN IN OUR REGION.
- The Match: Newsmatch and Knight Foundation with our local funder will double your donation.
- The Cause: We know local investigative reporting is on life support, and SpotlightDC’s nonprofit model can save it.
- The Impact: Projects funded through SpotlightDC have reformed eviction laws and shined a light on injustice, environmental inequality and sweetheart deals with major trash haulers.