Support Winchester News 

Winchester, like many communities, lacks a local paper. It is hard to find information about our town, even if you know where to look, even if you have time to look there.  The founders and members of the Board of the Winchester News Group are all Winchester residents.* We are committed to establishing a sustainable, trusted, and reliable nonprofit community news source for Winchester.  You can help to make this budding digital community news source a reality by making a donation. Gifts of all sizes are welcomed. Broad community support for this effort will help us to secure larger gifts and grants.  Please note: we will get matching grant money if you donate between Nov. 1 and Dec. 31, 2023.  We'll remind you!

* Some of us are town meeting members, and most were members of Town Meeting’s 2021-22 Communications Study Committee.

PLEASE NOTE: we are prohibited by our fiscal sponsor from accepting donations directly from elected and appointed members of town boards and committees, although their relatives can donate.  The exception to that rule is that we ARE allowed to accept donations from Town Meeting Members. 

Processing your gift - please note 

You will receive TWO emails confirming your gift. One is from Institute for Nonprofit News (INN), a national non-profit organization and our fiscal sponsor enabling your gift to be tax deductible. The other email is from News Revenue Engine, the online system used to process donations. Rest assured that your tax-deductible contribution is for Winchester News, and we will keep you up-to-date on our progress. 

Making your gift through our fiscal sponsor


All contributions or gifts to Winchester News Group are tax-deductible through our fiscal sponsor, the Institute for Nonprofit News (INN).

Online Gifts

To make a recurring or one-time gift via credit or debit card, please visit


Personal Checks

All checks should be made out to INN with Winchester News Group identified on the memo line and mailed to the following address:


Winchester News Group

c/o Alison Swallow

109 Wendell St

Winchester, MA



ACH or other Electronic Transfer

To send a gift via ACH or other electronic transfer directly to INN please use this information:


Financial Institution: JP Morgan Chase

Routing Number for ACH: 322271627

Routing Number for Wires: 021000021

Account Number: 3700000590

Memo: Winchester News Group


Donor Advised Funds

In addition to the instructions above for sending your gift via check or ACH/electronic transfer, please also provide this information to your DAF institution:

·      INN’s EIN is 27-2614911. 

·      Many financial institutions already have information about INN as an organization to which it 
makes disbursements from DAFs. Ask them to verify the donation information listed here is 
current in their system. 

·      Checks from your DAF can be mailed to INN, 8549 Wilshire Blvd #2294, Beverly Hills, CA 

·      Ask the DAF to be clear in the correspondence (and on any checks) that it is for 
Winchester News Group. 

·      Please do not mark the gift as anonymous; please be sure the correspondence says whose 
fund it is from, so we can be sure the gift is credited to us. If you do not want to have your name 
listed publicly, please email us. 

·      Please email us to let us know that you have asked your financial institution to make the gift from 
your DAF and for how much, so we can make sure it is handled appropriately.

Updated 06-01-23


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Managing Your Contribution

Once you have made a contribution you can manage it by using the Contributor Portal:

Enter the email you provided when you made your contribution, or click on the link in your receipt sent to your email (do check your spam folder), and you will receive a link to view the status of your donation and make your updates.