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Thank you for giving your financial support to keep our local, community journalism free for everyone.

Why do we need donations?

We exist to carry your voice, and we do that for the good of the community. We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We produce excellent professional community journalism, commentary, and analysis on issues, people and organizations that often go ignored in the mainstream press.

We will never charge you to access our reporting. And while we truly appreciate the generous support of many local corporate sponsors and members, we need your support to continue and to grow.

If you feel that Madison365 has uplifted, inspired or encouraged the many voices of our community, please consider making a contribution.

You may also mail checks to:

PO Box 842
Madison, WI 53701-0842

If you or your business would like to sponsor a section or topic area, please email [email protected].

Donor Transparency Policy

We are committed to transparency in every aspect of funding our organization.

Accepting financial support does not mean we endorse donors or their products, services or opinions.

We accept gifts, grants and sponsorships from individuals, organizations and foundations to help with our general operations, coverage of specific topics, and special projects. Our news judgments are made independently – not based on or influenced by donors. We do not give supporters the rights to assign, review or edit content.

We will make public all donors who give $1,000 or more per year (see below). As a nonprofit, we will avoid accepting donations from anonymous sources, and we will not accept donations from government entities, political parties, elected officials or candidates actively seeking public office. We will not accept donations from sources who, deemed by our board of directors, present a conflict of interest with our work or compromise our independence.

Major Donors

Major financial support for Madison365, the Madison365 Academy and all Madison365 programs include:

Joyce Foundation

American Family Dreams Foundation

Madison Community Foundation

The University of Wisconsin

And Madison365 Members