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Foundations pledge $20 million for local journalism, $9 million for the arts in Philadelphia

September 16, 2018
H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, in 2017.

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Two foundations will jointly establish a $20 million fund for the advancement of local journalism in Philadelphia and nationwide, the groups announced Sunday.

The Knight Foundation and the Philadelphia-based Lenfest Institute for Journalism contributed equally to the fund, which will support leadership training, new technologies and other efforts to inspire innovation in the digital age at U.S. media outlets.

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