The Open Society Foundations founded by George Soros is listed as one of the several funders of the Poynter Institute.
The Open Society Foundations also funds The Poynter Institute of media studies, established in 1975. Poynter is a non-profit journalism school and research organization based in Florida. The school is owned by the Tampa Bay Times newspaper, the International Fact-Checking Network (IFCN), and operates PolitiFact.
Open Society Foundations is one of the listed funders on Poynter's website, among several others. It contributed more than $50,000 in 2019- 2020, according to the website.
The Open society Foundations do not exclusively fund the Poynter Institute. It has many other top funders like the Google News Initiative, Facebook, Charles Koch Foundation, and many more.