Hostage Advocacy

We advocate for the safe return of all Americans taken hostage or unjustly detained abroad and support hostage policy research to ensure protection of Americans working internationally.

JWF Hostage Watch


Journalist Safety

We collaborate to protect vulnerable freelance journalists to continue to report safely from conflict zones.

JWF Journalist Safety Guide

Be Prepared To Report Safely


Educate + Inspire

We inspire all to seek moral courage in whatever they do and educate to explore the value and threats to freedom of speech and the role journalists have played throughout centuries of alerting the world to human rights issues and profound suffering, as well as the beauty found across cultures.


Upcoming Events

2018 Foley Freedom Run Highlights


Click here to see more pictures from the 2018 Foley Freedom Run.

And stay tuned for details on 2019!


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About Foundation

We continue to live Jim’s vision by inspiring, educating, and developing the next humanitarian.

For journalists out there getting the tough stories, the world can be a very dangerous place. Help us to help them get home safely.
— Diane Foley - Founder

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Jim: The James Foley Story

Official Trailer Documentary

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Jim’s vision is possible through the power of partnerships. From universities, philanthropists, and corporate partners who support freedom, we can positively impact humanity.


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