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Since Canopy Atlanta launched in 2020, we’ve produced free stories by collaborating with hundreds of residents in Atlanta communities. We’ve trained 15 community members as Fellows to build their neighborhoods’ abilities to keep reporting. And we’ve won three Atlanta Press Club awards and received recognition from Columbia Journalism Review, ProPublica, Nieman Lab, and many others.


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We accept gifts, grants and sponsorships from individuals, organizations and foundations to help with our general operations, coverage of specific topics, and special projects. Our news judgments are made independently—not based on or influenced by donors. We do not give supporters the rights to assign, review or edit content.


We will make public at least all donors who give $5,000 or more per year. (See a list here.) As a nonprofit, we will avoid accepting donations from anonymous sources, and we will not accept donations from government entities, political parties, elected officials, or candidates actively seeking public office. We will not accept donations from sources who, deemed by our board of directors, present a conflict of interest with our work or compromise our independence.