Program Mission

Supporting high-quality journalism projects focused on public policy issues affecting the Great Lakes region.

Seeking to deepen the impact of foundation investments in policy, by supporting journalism that shines a light on conditions we hope to change, policies we endorse, and success stories that present solutions to problems.


  • The program also aims to boost public affairs journalism training for early-career journalists, particularly journalists of color

Program Staff

Hugh Dellios

Senior Program Officer

Aubrya Perry

Program Associate