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Since its inception, Rest of World has been funded by the generous philanthropic support of Sophie Schmidt, who founded the nonprofit journalism organization in 2019.

As a 501(c)(3) tax exempt private foundation, Rest of World welcomes grants and sponsorships from individuals, foundations, and institutions. Our editorial judgment is made independently and is not influenced by funding organizations or donors. If you have any questions, concerns, or want further information, you can reach us at development@restofworld.org.