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SPJ Foundation (formerly SDX Foundation)

Philanthropic gifts to the Society's supporting foundation, the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation (formerly Sigma Delta Chi Foundation), supports the educational mission of SPJ.

The foundation returns thousands of dollars back to the journalism community in support of both SPJ and other journalism organizations that benefit SPJ members. The foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity and gifts are tax deductible.

The SPJ Foundation's mission is to perpetuate a free press as a cornerstone of our nation and our liberty. To ensure that the concept of self-government outlined by the Constitution survives and flourishes, the American people must be well informed. They need a free press to guide them in their personal decisions and in the management of their local and national communities. It is the role of journalists to provide fair, balanced and accurate information in a comprehensive, timely and understandable manner.

Donate $250 or more and you will be included as a member of the foundation at one of the following levels:

– Bronze: $250-$999
– Silver: $1,000-$2,499
– Gold: $2,500-$4,999
– Platinum: $5,000+

Donation Form

To make one-time donations, or to set up monthly donations, please complete this form.

Donor Information

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Your Contribution

Monthly donation: I wish to contribute $ per month to the SPJ Foundation.
Note: By signing up as a monthly contributor, you acknowledge that your card will be charged monthly until you cancel your monthly contribution.

One-time donation: I wish to contribute $ to the SPJ Foundation.

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Please contact me about planned giving (including the SPJ Foundation in my estate planning).
Please contact me about SPJ's lifetime membership option (a one-time membership due of $1,000 rather than paying annual dues).
I would like my contribution to serve as a memorial or tribute gift (provide details in comments section below).

Method of Contribution

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Contributions to the Society of Professional Journalists Foundation (formerly Sigma Delta Chi Foundation), classified as a public charity, are deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes to the extent allowable by law. Please consult with your tax or legal advisor.

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