Atlanta Civic Circle is a 501 C3.

Your entire donation is a tax-deductible gift that will help us expand our in-depth solutions-based journalism efforts in metro Atlanta.

Below are symbolic amounts that represent the cost to produce in-depth, solutions-focused local journalism. Our goal is to get to a place where we can pay our writers and staff a living wage and provide the community the best in journalism.


$5,000 – Monthly stipend for a single full-time journalist at ACC

$3,000 – Monthly stipend for a single part-time journalist at ACC

$1,000 – Feature story with data visualization and special graphics or media beyond photography

$600 – Baseline cost for a feature story with photography included 

$500 – Cost for one month of social media graphics and support 

$300 – Cost for one article to be created, edited, and posted to ACC

$250 – Production of one episode of the ACC podcast featuring guests and including a video component for social media shares.

$100 – One map or interactive infographic

$75 – Production of one episode of the ACC weekly round-up podcast

$50 – Production of one edition of the ACC weekly newsletter

Thank you for supporting civic journalism!

As one of the first to invest in our newsroom, we consider you an integral part of our operation. Not only will you get the inside scoop, but we will look to you to help make this bold experiment in journalism as successful as we know it can be. As an insider, we may reach out to you from time to time for ideas, polls and feedback.

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