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

With your help, we produce award-winning journalism that you can find here on our site — stories that strengthen communities, engage citizens in civic life, and make a difference. And we work with our media 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.

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 2013 Donors

Alberto Zabala - Alexander Hollmann - Alice Doyel - Andy Hart - Ann Bristow - Annette Dong - Ansel Herz - Antonio Iguina - Anuroop Mangat - Barb Lowe & David Berry - Beth Parke & Ed Schultz - Betsy Schultz - Bill Daniell - BJ Bullert - BJ Cummings - Brandon Alcorn - Brian Reich - Candace Barron - Carlos Iguina & Yelitza Cruz - Carrie McClure - Catherine Lazaroff - Chip Giller - Chris & Jim Bruggers - Chris Beringer-Neyens - Claire Gebben - Colleen Patrick - David Berger - David Dahl - David Gibson - David Steves - Debera Harrell - Deborah Berger - Delia Munday - Don Crawley - Don Smith & Deeann Glamser - Duff Wilson - Elaine Olson - Elena Iguina - Frank LoMonte & Vicki Snow - Fred Felleman - Gary Davis - Gloria Gonzalez - Ingrid Rasch - James Gates - Jane Hadley & Randy Robinson - Janet Wainwright - Janice Camp  - Jennifer Hoffman - Jennifer Sizemore & Clint Hawn - Jessica Dial - Jessica Partnow - Jill Avey - Joann Byrd - Joe and Pat Copeland - Jorge Montoy - Joyce Bamberger - Judith Endejan - Julia Hayes - Kathy Cummings - Kathy Gill - Katie Briggs - Kim Bradford - Kim Drury - Lawrence Johnson - Lee van der Voo - Linda Lewis - Lisa Stiffler - Liz Banse - Lorena Garcia - Louis Rowan - Luis Iguina - Maren Bingham - Martha Kongsgaard & Peter Goldman - Martin Jones - Marty McOmber & Deborah Bach - Mary Lou Dickerson - Mary Pigott - Michael Fancher - Michael Keller - Nancy Geiger - Neal Pattison - Neel Blair & Josie Clark - Nicolas Pinel - Okwudiri Onyedum - Olivia Henry - Oren & Gaynelle Campbell - Patricia Beltran - Patti Goldman - Patti Jones & Dave Hornor - Paul & Shodie Alcorn - Paul Shukovsky - Paula Span - Peggy Watt - Peter Jackson - Reenie Scott - Richard Fiddler - Rita Hibbard - Robert Campbell - Robert Raymond - Rosemary Orr - Sally Deneen - Sandra Hines - Shaun Hubbard - Stanley Wilson - Susanna Ray - Tim Warden-Hertz & Tess Williams - Tima Chansanchai - Tom Holz - Vince Patton - William Daniell - William Maiden


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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