Our members act together to support journalism and media through collaboration, knowledge exchange, and advocacy. By joining our international network of around 100  journalism support and media development organisations working in around 50 countries covering all regions, you become part of the largest global community of media development and journalism support organisations. Join us today to create, promote, and deliver policies and programmes to sustain journalism as a public good.

Here is what our members have to say:

“Media development is a challenging profession, and GFMD provides an important platform for professionals to discuss issues that affect us all to cooperate better together in the field and to use best practices. GFMD is an ingredient in the recipe for good practices in media development.” – Drew Sullivan, editor and co-founder, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

“Being a member of this network gives us a major opportunity to meet and exchange with colleagues, better coordinate our activities, and develop new partnerships.” – Caroline Vuillemin, Directrice Générale, Fondation Hirondelle

“Being a member of GFMD allows us to connect with a broad array of media development practitioners from all over the globe, which helps us fulfil our mission of providing meaningful research and analysis. The meetings GFMD organises and the policy analyses it produces are always informative and well-tailored to the specific needs of the membership. Without a doubt, the work GFMD does to strengthen the network of media development stakeholders is key to the long-term success of our field.” – Mark Nelson, Former Senior Director, Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA)

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