We can only accept donations from individuals and entities in the state of Illinois. North by Northwestern is not registered to solicit for charitable fundraising in any other state.

As a charitable and educational nonprofit, North by Northwestern is supported by the public, including people like you. We are incorporated as an Illinois Not-For-Profit corporation and are recognized by the IRS as 501(c)(3) organization. Donations are tax-deductible.

Please consider taking your contribution to the next level by making a recurring, monthly contribution. A secure, monthly donation ensures we are able to continue our charitable and educational initiatives for student journalists.

Ways to donate

Complete our donation form below with a credit card, debit card, or a PayPal account

If you have a PayPal account, you can complete our donation form below. We'll collect some information from you so we can process your donation. If you'd like, we can add you to our donor mailing list.

Through the PayPal Giving Fund with a PayPal account

If you have a PayPal account, we'd strongly prefer you donated through the PayPal Giving Fund. PayPal will absorb the processing fees, meaning we'll get 100% of your donation.

Other ways to donate

If you'd like to donate to us through other means (such as by bank transfer or check), we'd be happy to accept your gift! Please get in touch with our Director of Operations at so we can organize arrangements tailored to you and your desired contribution. Thank you for your support! 

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