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MDIF invests in independent media around the world providing the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies.
Since 1996, MDIF has provided more than $166.7 million in affordable financing to over 114 businesses in 39 countries, media that provide the news, information and debate that people need to build free, thriving societies. Our clients range from small local newspapers to national multi-platform broadcasters, in countries as diverse as Bolivia, Zimbabwe, Ukraine and Nepal.
Total client reach
in client sales leveraged by each $ invested
MDIF has measurable impact on the financial sustainability of news businesses. By working with us, leading journalists build businesses that are strong enough to hold governments to account, expose corruption and provide a platform for debate.
* median growth after 5 years of working with MDIF