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Grants to Support Newspaper In Education
Programs at Missouri Newspapers


The Missouri Press Foundation is a non-profit organized exclusively for charitable, literary or educational purposes including such activities as providing journalism scholarships and faculty honorariums, conducting journalism seminars, making journalism merit awards, coordinating Newspaper In Education programs, collecting and preserving old printing presses and printing equipment, operating a print shop museum in historic Arrow Rock, Mo., and other journalistic activities.

The Missouri Press Foundation gives Newspaper In Education donors and potential donors a choice in making contributions to fund classroom newspapers for schools serviced by MPA-member newspapers.

Donors have the option of sending their gift to the Missouri Press Foundation or sending their checks directly to a specific newspaper. Using the Foundation as the recipient of gifts may allow individuals, corporations and foundations to deduct their donations as a charitable contribution.

Here's how the program works:

1. The donor must complete the contributor's form containing all information about the donation, including the newspaper NIE program(s) designated to receive the donation.

2. The Missouri Press Foundation will reimburse the newspaper for the classroom newspapers provided to schools, for 98 percent of the amount of contributions received and earmarked for that newspaper. Effective August 2007, a 2 percent administration fee is retained by Foundation.

3. Missouri Press Foundation will confirm receipt of donations. Both donors and designated newspaper NIE programs will receive confirmations from the Foundation.

For more information about providing grants to support Newspaper In Education programs, contact us at Missouri Press Foundation, 573-449-4167, or send an e-mail to Dawn Kitchell.

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Friday July 24th

Laura Johnston, assistant professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and news editor of the Columbia Missourian, speaks at the MPF Sports Reporting Training Camp. Today, Johnston is speaking about how to do more with less in today’s digital world and how to edit stories quickly on deadline and what to look for when you’re doing it. Link

Friday July 24th

Greg Bowers, an associate professor at the Missouri School of Journalism and sports editor of the Columbia Missourian, talks during the MPF Sports Reporting Training Camp in Columbia, Mo. Bowers is talking about the day to come, including a portion on how to use your iPhone to take great sports photos. Link

Thursday July 23rd

#tbt to the 104th Missouri Press Association Annual Convention at St. Louis in 1970. Link

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#tbt to the 104th Missouri Press Association Annual Convention in 1970. Can you guess anyone in the photos? http://t.co/7icbDrGH0h
Thursday July 23rd

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Tuesday July 21st

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Paul makes an analogy between the movie Moneyball and baseball to the newspaper industry. http://t.co/t7qRoDQtOE
Friday July 17th