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InvestigateWest produces consequential stories for a powerful citizenry. We are supported by you, our readers and members.

Through your generosity, we can produce award-winning journalism— stories that drive us toward a healthier democracy and make a difference in the lives of real people. You can find those stories here on our site and many other places: We work with partners to distribute our work on television, on the radio, and in magazines and newspapers.

Please join our efforts by making a tax deductible contribution or becoming an InvestigateWest sustaining member. Thank you!

Basic Member — $60
Deadline Club — $250
Exposé Club — $500
InvestigateWest Patron — $1,000
Student Member — $30
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Or support InvestigateWest with a recurring donation:

Basic Member

$5 a month
Reporter's Notebook each month
Kindle and PDF downloads of stories

Deadline Club

$21 a month
Annual print journal with exclusive commentary
Plus all basic member benefits

Exposé Club

$42 a month
Dinner with one of our writers or editors.
Invitation to annual VIP reception.
Plus all Deadline Club benefits.
About InvestigateWest

InvestigateWest is a nonprofit journalism studio supported by the generosity of our readers, viewers, members and editorial contributors.

With your help, we consistently publish award-winning stories you can see on this website and in other media — stories that strengthen communities, engage citizens in civic life, and make a difference.

Thank you to our 2014 Donors

Alexander Hollmann - Alice Doyel - Ann Bristow - Ann Woodliff - Anne-Marie Taylor and Daniel Lathrop - Antonio Iguina - Athima Chansanchai - Barbara Smith - Beth Parke and Ed Schultz - Betsy Schultz - Bill and Jill Ruckelshaus - Bill Miller - Brant Houston - Brett Walton - Brian Reich - Bruce Volbeda - Cambia Health Foundation - Catherine Lazaroff - Celeste Johanson - Charles Nordhoff - Chris Beringer-Neyens - Christy George - Colleen Patrick - Daphne Adair - Dave and Claire Gebben - David and Kathryn Dahl - David Gibson - David Steves - Deeann Glamser and Don Smith - Delia Munday - Dennis Kenny - Don Crawley - Dorli Rainey - Doug Lamerson - Edie Hilliard - Elana Winsberg - Eleanore Humphries - Elena Iguina - Elizabeth Mitchell - Elizabeth Neeley - Erik Pihl - Gary Davis - GayLynn Beighton - Glenn Drosendahl - Ingrid Rasch - James and Chris Bruggers - Jane Hadley and Randy Robinson - Janet Hedgepath - Janet Wainwright - Janice Camp - Jason Alcorn - Jill Avey - Jim Lobe - Joann Byrd - John Ryan - Jorge Montoy - Joy Cordell - Katherine Buell Cummings - Katherine White - Kathy George - Katie Briggs - Kim Bradford - Kim Drury - Kristen Young - Larry Hellie - Lee van der Voo - Levi Pulkkinen - Lisa Stiffler - Louis Rowan - Luis Iguina - Marilyn Heiman - Mark Briggs - Martin Jones - Matt Preusch - Maureen Scott - Michael Brunker - Molly McCarthy - Neal Pattison - Nick Zajchowski - Nicolas Pinel - Olivia Henry - Oren and Gaynelle Campbell - Patricia Beltran - Patti Goldman - Patti Jones and Dave Hornor - Paul and Shodie Alcorn - Paula Span - Peggy Watt and Mark O'Deady - Peter Andrew Hart - Phuong Le - Rebecca Daugherty - Regan Huff - Richard Fiddler - Richard Gelb - Robert Campbell - Robert McClure - Robert Raymond - Rory O'Rourke - Rosemary Orr - Ruth Teichroeb and Dwight Scott - Sally Deneen - Sandra Hines - Sara Zier - Sarah Stuteville - Save Lake Texoma Incorporated - Sharon Rosenhause - Sheila Mullen - Sherry Richardson - Silvia Vega - Stewart Smith - Susan Gaffney-Evans - Susan Phinney - Susanna Ray - Tahiat Mahboob - Tim Warden-Hertz and Tess Williams - Todd Bishop - Tom Bruhns - Tom Holz - Tom Paulson - Tom Reese - Vince Patton - William Alves - William Maiden

FAQs

Can I donate with a credit card? Absolutely. We use PayPal to securely process donations, but you can use your credit card to donate without opening up a new account. You WILL need a PayPal account, however, for a monthly membership. Is my donation tax-deductible? Yes. InvestigateWest is a non-profit corporation, and is exempt from taxation under Section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code. Contributions by U.S. taxpayers are deductible. Will I get a thank-you note? Yes! All contributions will be gratefully acknowledged with a thank-you note (if you share your mailing address) or a personal email. Can I mail you a check? We will happily accept checks. Our mailing address is PO Box 9574, Seattle WA 98109. How can my company or business support InvestigateWest? We love to get matching donations! We’d be happy to work with you to fill out the paperwork. And if your company wants to join our underwriting program, please email Jason Alcorn at jalcorn (at) invw (dot) org for more information. How do I cancel my membership? You can cancel your membership at any time through PayPal. Or just get in touch with us at the phone number below and we’ll take care of it for you. As a donor, do I get a say in the stories you write? In short, no. InvestigateWest’s policy on financial support is designed to protect the integrity of our newsroom and our reporters. That said, we welcome tips from everyone, donor or not. What if I still have questions? Give us a call at (206) 441-4288 or send an email to Robert at rmcclure (at) invw (dot) org.

 

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