As a nonprofit newsroom, the Fort Worth Report relies on the generosity of our members to provide in-depth, non-partisan coverage of local issues that matter.

Who is a member?

Anyone who has given at least $25 within the past year is a member. See a full list of our members and founding donors.


Why should I become a member?

Your investment helps us create a stronger Fort Worth and Tarrant County by:

  • Helping us hire more reporters
  • Keeping our site free and accessible to all
  • Creating a more informed, engaged, empowered community.

What are your member benefits?

  • Local News Advocate
    • Recognition on our digital donor wall.
    • Insider information in our quarterly members-only newsletter
  • First Amendment Friends ($250-$1000 annually)
    • Everything at the previous level
    • Early access to FWR events
  • Headliners ($1,000+ annually)
    • Everything at the previous level
    • Invitation to annual Leadership Circle appreciation event with CEO/Publisher and Managing Editor
  • Leadership Circle ($5,000+ annually)
    • Everything at the previous level
    • Special recognition at the Fort Worth Report annual event

How do I become a member?

  • Give today at our donation page to become a member.
  • You can also mail a check to Fort Worth Report, 2003 8th Ave., #300, Fort Worth, TX 76110.
  • Please contact us for more ways to give.

Can my business or organization give to Fort Worth Report?

  • Yes, foundations and corporations can give to Fort Worth Report. Contact us for more details.

Do members and donors influence stories and news coverage?


Is my gift to Fort Worth Report tax deductible?

  • Yes! Fort Worth Report is an independent nonpartisan 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law. 
  • Our tax ID (EIN) is 83-4688357.

How long does membership last?

  • Membership lasts until one year after your most recent gift.