Join Us Today

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

Thanks to the generosity of the foundations supporting this year’s national NewsMatch initiative, donations received through December will be matched dollar for dollar. Your financial support makes our work possible. Double your impact during NewsMatch by donating today!


If you’re supporting the Public Press as a monthly donor, you can also make a one-time donation to help us reach our NewsMatch campaign goal. Thank you for your support!


Member Levels & Benefits

Cub Reporter — $60

  • Your support of free public access to local accountability journalism. We will never have a paywall.
  • Your name on our member recognition page.
  • Invitations to monthly member-only events with reporters and editors where you can share ideas and get insider information on our latest projects.

Beat Reporter — $120

  • All of the above benefits, plus
  • A special annual gift sent to you!

Editor — $240

  • All of the above benefits, plus
  • Membership in our Leadership Circle and participate in quarterly discussions with our leadership team.

Media Reformer — $480 and above

  • All of the above benefits, plus
  • Personal meeting with the Executive Director and Publisher.

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.


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.

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!