Accountability journalism for Arizona
AZCIR is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to statewide investigative reporting.

AZCIR awarded EEJF grant

 The Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting has received a $100,000 grant from the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation. The grant will help fund AZCIR’s daily operations and further develop its data analysis service for partner newsrooms and produce data-driven accountability journalism projects on important public policy issues.

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Welcome to AZCIR

Welcome to the Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting, Arizona’s only nonprofit newsroom dedicated to statewide investigative journalism. We’ve been busy updating our website, expanding our staff and establishing our founding board of directors. See who we are and what we’re doing!
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More than 2.8 million Arizona residents — or 44 percent of the state’s population — live within areas that are most vulnerable to a catastrophic accidental release of gaseous, and sometimes explosive hazardous chemicals, a months-long analysis of federal records by ABC15 and AZCIR found.

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AZCIR depends upon donations from people like you, so that we can stay independent in our reporting. Help us hold Arizona accountable by making a tax-deductible contribution today. Any amount helps!
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Arizona Center for Investigative Reporting
P.O. Box 3665
Phoenix, AZ 85030-3665