Do you want to know how public policy created in Hartford shapes the conversation in Fairfield County? Do you feel the need for in-depth reporting on education, budget and policy issues that you cannot find anywhere else?
The Fairfield County Community Foundation poses a challenge – raise funding through individual donations and the FCCF will match to bring a reporter to Fairfield County as the Mirror looks to extend its reach throughout the state.
Today there is an incentive in our single-day drive. Click here to donate at any one of our five levels before 6 p.m., and you will be entered to win a tablet. It’s a winning proposition – your tax-deductible donation supports quality nonprofit journalism at its finest; you receive a gift; and you are entered to win a tablet.
And Fairfield County gets a reporter in 2014, which is the biggest win of all.
Some more information about The Connecticut Mirror that you may not know:
- Now in its fourth year, The CT Mirror staff has claimed 12 state, regional and national awards since 2012 and produced more than 5,000 stories for ctmirror.org and more than 25 other state news organizations.
- The CT Mirror is the only state new organization with a reporter in Washington, D.C. keeping tabs on our delegation.
- Our organization is a non-profit public media corporation. We’re a Section 501(c)(3) organization which is a public charity, so donations are tax deductible.
- The CT Mirror was named one of the top nonpartisan, non-ideological nonprofit news organizations in the country by The Pew Center for Research.