VISUAL EDITORS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2004.

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Educational purpose

Visual Editors, NFP is a public charity that supports visual journalism literacy and student and professional scholarship with educational opportunities and resources.

Develops and embraces scholarship projects
Visual Editors brings non-fiction visual storytellers together. VizEds built the first social network for visual journalists in 2004 that allowed international journalists to share and critique the best in visual reporting.

The non-profit partners with journalism foundations, universities and organizations to produce projects that raise professional standards and help make visual journalism practices transparent to lay people.

Promotes excellence in visual journalism
The non-profit is donor-funded. Events like the #MojoAwardsprovide opportunities for the public to contribute to our mission to recognize and rewards visual journalism scholarship.

Support this non-profit
Visual Editors, NFP is an independent public charity with the IRS tax deductible classifications of 501(c)(3) and 170 (b)(1)(A)(vi).

Support our mission with a tax deductible contribution.
Institutional donors may request a copy of the organization’s 501(c)(3) tax-exempt letter from the IRS and the certificate of good standing issued by the Secretary of State.


Illinois Secretary of State Certificate - Business in good standing

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