Our Impact

Read Our Impact Report



Read Our Impact Report


The thousands of journalists in ICFJ's global network work to ensure the truth prevails, producing news reports that fight disinformation and spur positive change. At ICFJ, we serve our robust network by helping them better cover the most critical issues of today, innovate to more deeply connect with audiences, and build news organizations that thrive. Below are some highlights from our 2023 impact. Read the full report for more.

Our global network


program participants



network members


In 2023, we served 30,000 journalists in 95 countries with training, mentoring, fellowships or financial support. In addition, our active network of journalists, which includes program participants from the past five years, grew to more than 170,000 members. Hear from the journalists in our network below.


Our programs





total grants given to journalists & newsrooms



hours of training & mentorship


Stories produced and awards received





awards & recognitions received


Journalists produced more than 500 stories directly through our programs in 2023, reaching audiences in 48 countries. They won more than 37 awards for their work.


Societal impacts and tools created


societal impacts



tools created


We strive to foster journalism that makes a positive impact. In 2023, we tracked 15 societal impacts from ICFJ-supported investigations, from changes to government policies and the ouster of corrupt officials to outcry from civil society.


See our network in action

Explore our 40th anniversary to see our impact over the years.



To learn more about our work, explore ICFJ's programs, research and IJNet, a one-of-a-kind resource for journalists offering tools, tips and opportunities in eight languages. Also see our latest impact report.