The Gannett Foundation supports local organizations in communities served by Gannett Co., Inc. The foundation’s community action grant priorities include education and neighborhood improvement, economic development, youth development, community problem-solving, assistance to disadvantaged people, environmental conservation and cultural enrichment. The average grant amount is in the $1,000 to $5,000 range.
Grant applications are considered twice a year, must be submitted by regular mail, postmarked no later than Feb 16 or Aug 17. (Some locations may have earlier deadlines, see Grant Contact list.)
A committee of employees reviews all proposals within one month after each deadline. Applicants are notified of final decisions about 90-120 days after deadlines. Please no phone or email inquiries.
Gannett Co. Inc. has a presence in two Iowa communities. Submit your proposal directly to the contact listed:
The Des Moines Register, 400 Locust Street, Suite 500, Des Moines, IA 50309
David Chivers, President and Publisher, (515) 284-8042
Contact: Natalie Lancial, email@example.com
Iowa City Press-Citizen, 123 N. Linn Street, Suite 2E, Iowa City, IA 52245
Jamie Spencer, General Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Find more info, guidelines, application at https://www.gannettfoundation.org/guidelines.htm