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Prior to 2010, the website was funded by Annenberg Foundation, Annenberg Public Policy Center and Flora Family Foundation.1) In April 2010, donations from the public started being solicited. In 2015, Inside Philanthropy praised the website's disclosure policy for “exemplifying nonprofit transparency.”

Facebook and Google have both funded Facebook “provides funding as part of Facebook’s initiative to debunk viral deceptions” while Google “provided a one-time grant to support ['s] COVID-19 coverage in 2020.”

Donations are managed for the website by the University of Pennsylvania.

Additional funding comes from:

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