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The Scripps Howard Foundation is lighting the way for a better tomorrow.  

We promise our communities to build and improve their quality of life. Through educational programs, grants and scholarships we advance that cause. You will find our focus is on journalistic excellence and thriving communities. It’s our belief the free press is vital to all of our futures, and serving those around us, serves us all.

Grizelle De Los Reyes

“The Foundation’s digital externship was an invaluable immersion at Scripps local markets. It helped me understand the current state of television and how digital platforms have forever changed the ways in which audiences consume content. It will help me teach with relevance.”

-Grizelle De Los Reyes
Faculty and Graduate Program Director, Florida International University

Eric Tiu

“I have become a bolder, stronger, and more confident person; challenging myself to improve more than just my technical abilities. The way I approach people has changed, the way I approach problem-solving has changed, and I feel more prepared for a career than ever before.”

-Eric Tiu
Ohio University, production intern with Miss Universe organization

Ryan Washington

“I feel safe and secure at Tender Mercies. I love my job and am now reunited with my children all because Tender Mercies gave me hope. Thank you for your warmth and generosity."

-Ryan Washington
Resident, Tender Mercies