Description:

The Alicia Patterson Foundation awards one-year and six-month grants to working journalists to pursue independent projects of significant interest and to write articles based on their investigations for The APF Reporter, a magazine by the Foundation and available on the Web.

Begun:

1965 (originally incorporated as the Alicia Patterson Fund)

Website:http://aliciapatterson.org/
Office Location:1090 Vermont Ave., N.W., Suite 1000 Washington, DC
Structure:

501 (c)(3) organization

Founder:

Alicia Patterson (editor and publisher of Newsday, who died in 1963)

Executive Director:

Margaret Engel

Approximate number of full-time staff:

1

Number with prior professional journalism experience:

1

 

Annual operating budget:

$204,126 (2009)

Annual salaries posted, or accessible via 990 form:

Yes (via Guidestar)

Editorial/ethics policy statement:

Yes (but not on the website)

Diversity statement:

No

IRS 990 form posted on website:

No

Major donors disclosed:

No

INN Member:

Yes

Awards:

The Foundation awards Fellowships and Patterson Fellows have won numerous awards, including an Oscar, the Edward Meeman Environmental Journalism Award, Sidney Hillman Prize, the Maria Moors Cabot Prize for Latin America Reporting, etc.

Contact:

engel@aliciapatterson.org

202-393-5995



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