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On GivingTuesday, our board of directors has pledged to double the value of your gift – up to $2,500!

Please join us. We're counting on you.

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$5 a month
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$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

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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 Robert McClure at rmcclure (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.