20% of $50,000 goal
Madison Minutes does a lot with a little.
Our small team has been consistently leveling up to meet our community’s needs since our launch in April 2021.
Here are just a few of the ways readers now engage with our community journalism:
We’re raising $50,000 in tax-deductible, one-time donations to expand our team. With your support, we’ll be able to increase our reporting capacity and hire our first interns.
While we are seeking philanthropic contributions, we know that long-term sustainability will require us to prove commercial viability with readers and local advertisers.
Since launch, we’ve worked with dozens of local advertisers, including banks, theater companies, charities, hotels, museums, stores, and festivals.
We do not put any of our work behind a paywall, but we do accept contributions from readers. Currently, 560+ people support Madison Minutes on a recurring basis.
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The Madison Minutes Reporting Project will help Madison residents feel more connected to their city and empower them to be active community members through the power of information. Donations to Local Media Foundation for this project are tax-deductible to the extent of the law. No goods or services are provided in exchange for contributions. Please consult a tax advisor for details. The program is administered by Local Media Foundation, tax ID #36‐4427750, a Section 501(c)(3) charitable trust affiliated with Local Media Association.