IowaWatch Transparency: Read Our 990 Tax Return Here

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You may read here the Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism 990 tax return for 2018. The center runs the IowaWatch.org news website and educational programming for student journalists who produce in-depth reporting with IowaWatch staff journalists.

The non-profit, non-partisan center, founded in February 2010, spent $134,688, while raising $125,312 in 2018, both increases over the previous year, the return shows.

The center received a boost at the end of the year when donors responded to the center’s inclusion in a Knight News Match fund drive. That fund drive resulted in a $24,688 grant disbursed by The Fund for Nonprofit News at The Miami Foundation in 2019. The grant covered a $22,188 match and $2,500 bonus for exceeding in 2018 News Match fundraising from.

Read the IowaWatch 990 tax form for 2018 at this link:

IACenter990 for 2018

TO LEARN HOW IOWAWATCH’S NONPROFIT JOURNALISM IS FUNDED AND HOW YOU CAN SUPPORT IT, GO TO THIS LINK.

The Iowa Center for Public Affairs Journalism-IowaWatch is an independent, 501(c)(3) non-profit program that does investigative and community affairs journalism as a public service in collaboration with other media, and trains college student journalists to do this work at a high level. It is a member of the Institute for Nonprofit News. Find out more at IowaWatch.org/.

Lyle Muller/IowaWatch

Group photo of graduating staffers after a Friday, May 3, 2019, IowaWatch staff meeting: (left to right) K. Rambo, Lauren Wade, Bailey Ramsey, Taylor Odekirk.

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