The Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) is working at the front lines to provide you with the facts and information you need to participate in democracy.

Truth, empathy and the public trust are all at risk, now more than ever.  As a nonprofit organization, we depend on the generosity of those who value facts and the power of journalism to hold the powerful accountable. Your support helps us empower the public through investigative journalism and storytelling that sparks action, improves lives and protects our democracy. 

Please join us today. Because the truth will not reveal itself.


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The Center for Investigative Reporting
Attn: Development
P.O. Box 8307
Emeryville, CA  94662

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If you have a donor advised fund with Fidelity Charitable, Schwab Charitable, or BNY Mellon, you can make your recommendation through the DAF Direct online tool found here. If your donor advised fund is not listed, please contact your adviser at your DAF sponsoring organization to make your recommendation.

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The Center for Investigative Reporting
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P.O. Box 8307
Emeryville, CA  94662

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