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Thank you for investing in real news and the training of investigative journalists in Wisconsin! This is a fantastic time to give.

This year, the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism is a proud participant in News Match – the nation’s largest fundraising campaign to increase support for nonprofit news organizations. Now until December 31st, three national foundations will match any donation we receive, dollar-for-dollar, up to $1,000. And because of the generosity of several charter Watchdog Club members, donations of $1,000 or more will be tripled.


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We welcome your support, whether it’s for our general operations or a targeted purpose. If you wish to direct your gift to a particular area, simply indicate that when you mail us a check, or in the “comment” box of the credit card form. The Center’s Policy on Financial Support offers additional details.

Contributions or gifts to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism, an independent nonpartisan 501(c)(3) charitable organization, are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. Funders exercise no control over the Center’s editorial decisions. Our fundraising policy is to publicly acknowledge all donors to protect the integrity of our journalism.

Other ways to give:

    1. Donate by phone by calling 608-262-3642.
    2. Donate by mail by sending a check to our address: Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism / 5006 Vilas Communication Hall, 821 University Ave. / Madison, WI 53706
    3. Interested in donating stock? WCIJ has a brokerage account at Vanguard. Our account number is 89197468, our DTC Number is 0062 and our EIN is 26-2143608.