The Capital City Fund For Investigative Journalism

Introducing Spotlight DC

Journalism is suffering worldwide. That’s especially true for local journalism and long-form, enterprise reporting — the kind of fact-based, investigative projects that can shed light on abuses of power, misspent government funds, political corruption, wrongful convictions or public programs gone awry – for example. SpotlightDC aims to help incubate important, high-impact journalism.

Our mission: raise charitable funds, put them in the hands of journalists pursuing worthwhile projects, provide guidance and promote their work for maximum impact.

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WORKERS’ COMP IN D.C. Published 10/7/20


Washington City Paper: Workers’ Compensation in D.C.: Separate and Unequal by Rachel Cohen

UNLAWFUL EVICTIONS IN DC? Published 10/5/20


DCist: Thousands Of D.C. Renters Are Evicted Every Year. Do They All Know To Show Up To Court? by Josh Kaplan

MILLIONS IN DC TAX DOLLARS TRASHED Published 07/24/20


Washington City Paper: Waste Mismanagement by Cuneyt Dil