The Scripps Howard Fund strives to create a better-informed world through journalism education and childhood literacy.
The Scripps Howard Fund is a public charity that supports philanthropic causes important to The E.W. Scripps Company. In partnership with the company and the Scripps and Howard families, we are dedicated to bringing about a fully informed world by advancing journalism education, improving childhood literacy and giving back to the communities we call home. The Scripps Howard Foundation, an affiliated organization with the Scripps Howard Fund, supports Scripps’ charitable efforts through its endowment, key programs and major donations.
The Scripps Howard Fund gave more than $8.1 million in charitable gifts during 2022.
Our nationally recognized journalism education programs bridge the classroom and the newsroom, grounding journalists in time-honored values and skills, while preparing them for the future of journalism.
Through targeted grantmaking, partnerships and storytelling, the Fund mobilizes communities around key issues, focusing on childhood literacy.