Become a Member Today

Support independent journalism by making a donation to become a member of the San Francisco Public Press. Your contribution will help us publish in-depth, nonpartisan investigative reports online and in print without taking money from advertisers. You will also be supporting KSFP, our low-power FM radio station broadcasting from Sutro Tower in San Francisco on 102.5 FM.

Membership at all levels includes a one-year subscription to our quarterly print newspaper and free or discounted admission to all Public Press events. We also offer gift memberships — a great way to thank family, friends and colleagues. Include a note with payment to designate a gift.

Other ways to give

Write a check, payable to San Francisco Public Press and mail it to: San Francisco Public Press, 44 Page Street, Suite 504, San Francisco, CA 94102. Or pledge by calling our office: (415) 495-7377.

Member Levels

“Newsie” — $35

Includes home delivery of quarterly newspaper and discounted access to events hosted by the Public Press. We regularly host gatherings to discuss how we can better craft innovative, nimble and consequential news reporting for San Francisco and the Bay Area. (Are you a student, senior or on a fixed income? Get a discount “Newsie” membership for $15.)

“Cub Reporter” — $50

All of the above plus one San Francisco Public Press custom canvas tote.

“Beat Reporter” — $100

All of the above plus one Public Press T-shirt AND one custom canvas tote.

“Columnist” — $250

All of the above plus a reporter’s notebook and a gift membership to the recipient of your choice.

“Editor” — $500

All of the above plus lunch with Public Press editors.

“Publisher” — $1,000

All of the above plus a warm feeling that you’re making a significant investment in the future of San Francisco journalism.

“Media Reformer” — $5,000

All of the above plus the highest level of recognition and an invitation to an exclusive donor appreciation event.

Thank you for your support! New members will be subscribed to our newsletter and alerted when we introduce new e-mail and mobile products.

Also: You can buy single copies of the newspaper online or at these Bay Area retail locations.

You’re in good company! Our model is inspired by the many membership programs that have supported public radio and television stations across the country for decades. We hope you’ll consider being a member in the same spirit.

The San Francisco Public Press (EIN: 27-1275141) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All memberships and other donations are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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We Need You

We need to raise $40,000 by the end of this year so we can continue producing independent local news online, on the air and in print. Thanks to the generosity of the many foundations supporting this year’s national NewsMatch initiative, donations we receive through December will be matched dollar for dollar. Your financial support makes our work possible.

Become a member today and double your impact!