About the foundation

The Missouri Press Foundation is a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation formed in 1984, by the Missouri Press Association. "The purpose or purposes for which the corporation is organized are: exclusively for charitable, literary, or educational purposes within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 (or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law) including such activities as providing journalism scholarships and faculty honorariums, conducting journalism seminars, making journalism merit awards, coordinating newspapers in education programs, collecting and preserving old printing presses and printing equipment, operating historical museums on a not for profit basis, and other journalistic activities deemed appropriate by the Board of Directors."

Activities

The Foundation conducts the annual Missouri Better Newspaper Contest to reward and encourage excellence in newspaper journalism. It operates a museum and newspaper office (circa 1850) for the general public at Arrow Rock, MO. Seminars and workshops are held on various phases of newspaper operations to improve skills of journalists. The Foundation also awards grants, awards and donations to deserving journalism students, teachers and institutions teaching journalism.


Funding

Missouri Press Foundation is supported by private contributions and memberships. Contributions come from individuals, corporations, foundations and others, both inside and outside the journalism fraternity. All donations are 100 percent deductible. The Foundation is recognized by the state and federal governments as a tax-exempt, non-profit corporation. Contact the Missouri Press Association for further information. Click here to download the Foundation Builders Brochure.

                               

                               

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Friday April 17th

MPA is excited to partner with the Missouri School of Journalism students! — "Bentley specifically chose non-daily newspapers for the project, noting that most of his students are from St. Louis, Chicago and other major cities. Link

Thursday April 16th

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Thursday April 16th

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Thursday April 16th

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Wednesday April 15th