We’ve been fearlessly reporting for 30 years.

Help us do this for another 30.

Give through December 31.

Dear Watchdog community,

We celebrated our 30th year this year — with every one of those years packing enough tumult, change and challenges to last several lifetimes.

When we started, the internet was just a glimmer, and the digital revolution had not yet begun to shred the media industry.

When we started, a free press was still a cornerstone of our democracy, not a punching bag for the powerful.

When we started, few had any notion of a nonprofit newsroom.

We blazed a trail with journalism that changed laws, exposed bullies and sellouts, and transformed lives.

We’ve won our share of awards from Murrows to Pulitzers and filed more FOIA lawsuits than the Washington Post or Los Angeles Times.

Yet, in these challenging times, there’s still much to be done.

Help us kick off our next 30 years by making a gift today.

Gifts made today through December 31 will be matched dollar for dollar up to $150,000 by our fabulous Board. That means you can double your impact as we double down on our mission to produce journalism that serves the public.

Thanks to supporters like you, we’ve proven that our small newsroom can punch above its weight. With your support, we’ll punch even harder.

Thanks for reading and supporting us through the years.

Susan Smith Richardson