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SPRING MEMBER DRIVE

Help us wage war on civic apathy - and propel positive change.
Become a Crosscut Member today.

Becoming a member is simple:

Questions? Email us at: membership@crosscut.com

Crosscut is made possible by you - our members. You are an essential ally in our mission to make sure that quality, in-depth journalism thrives in the Northwest. When you become a member, you help us make our community a model for sane, sustainable 21st Century living. And you get many great benefits in return, including but not limited to window decals, t-shirts, free e-book downloads, the Crosscut Member Appreciation Party and a smug sense of civic superiority. So keep an eye out for the member emails we’ll be sending you, because they come fully loaded with updates and opportunities you will not want to miss.

Become a member or renew your membership during our Spring Member Drive and get the following member perks, in addition to your primary membership benefits:

Membership Level Contribution Spring Member Drive Perks
Student Member $30 Annually or $2.50/month
  • Crosscut Window Decal
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Entry into ticket or gift card drawing of the day
Window Decal Party Ticket
Puget Sound Member $50 Annually or $4.50/month
  • Crosscut Window Decal
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Entry into ticket or gift card drawing of the day
Window Decal Party Ticket
Olympic Member $120 Annually or $10/month
  • Your choice of Crosscut "member-abelia" breaking news T-shirt or coffee mug
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Entry into ticket or gift card drawing of the day
Crosscut Tshirt Crosscut Mug Party Ticket
Cascade Member $300 Annually or $25/month
  • Free download of Knute Berger's Roots of Tomorrow eBook
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Entry into ticket or gift card drawing of the day
Knute Berger eBook, Roots of Tomorrow Party Ticket
Rainier Member $500 Annually or $40/month
  • Invite for two to exclusive April 24th event at the home of Crosscut Board Member Maryel Duzan with special guest Tom Douglas, drinks, hor d'oeuvres
  • Free download of Knute Berger's Roots of Tomorrow eBook
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Entry into ticket or gift card drawing of the day
Special Event Invite Knute Berger eBook, Roots of Tomorrow Party Ticket
Corporate Member See Pricing Below Each level of corporate membership comes with a packet of Crosscut memberships for your employees and year-long promotion on Crosscut.com

Membership Benefits:

Events

Check out Crosscut's upcoming events calendar and get member pricing on all events!

A donation of any size is welcomed. Please consider a gift today at one of the following levels.

Our membership structure has changed to encourage monthly recurring memberships at all levels. Current Evergreen memberships will be converted to the member perks aligned with their monthly gift. If you have any questions about the transition of your membership, please email Tamara Power-Drutis, Development Director, at tamara.powerdrutis@crosscut.com.

Student Member - $30 annually or $2.50/month

  • Crosscut bumper sticker – during Spring member drive
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Member discounts on all Crosscut events, including Meet the Writers, Civic Cocktails, Newsmaker Interviews, open houses, panel discussions and parties (We really like parties.)
  • Your name and short profile (optional) featured in the donor section of the Crosscut website


Puget Sound Member - $50 annually or $4.50/month

  • Crosscut window decal – during Spring member drive
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party – end of Spring member drive
  • Member discounts on all Crosscut events, including Meet the Writers, Civic Cocktails, Newsmaker Interviews, open houses, panel discussions and parties (Have we mentioned that we really like parties?)
  • Your name and short profile (optional) featured in the donor section of the Crosscut website


Olympic Member - $120 annually or $10/month

  • Your choice of Crosscut “member-abelia” breaking news T-shirt or coffee mug – during Spring member drive
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Advance copy of all “Weekend List” guides (you see what’s happening the night before everyone else)
  • Member discounts on all Crosscut events, including Meet the Writers, Civic Cocktails, Newsmaker Interviews, open houses, panel discussions and parties
  • Your name and short profile (optional) featured in the donor section of the Crosscut website


Cascade Member- $300 annually or $25/month

  • Free download of Knute Berger’s Roots of Tomorrow eBook
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Special invitation to in-depth, exclusive events with local civic leaders and Crosscut writers and board members
  • Advance copy of all “Weekend List” guides (you see what’s happening the night before everyone else)
  • Member discounts on all Crosscut events, including Meet the Writers, Civic Cocktails, Newsmaker Interviews, open houses, panel discussions and parties
  • Your name and short profile (optional) featured in the donor section of the Crosscut website



Rainier Member - $500 annually or $40/month

  • Invite for two to exclusive April 24th evening event at the home of Crosscut Board Member Maryel Duzan with drinks, hor d’oeuvres and special guest Tom Douglas
  • Free download of Knute Berger's Roots of Tomorrow eBook
  • Two tickets to the May 1st Crosscut Member Appreciation Party
  • Free download of all Crosscut eBooks, including Knute Berger’s “Roots of Tomorrow”
  • Member discounts on all Crosscut events, including Meet the Writers, Civic Cocktails, Newsmaker Interviews, open houses, panel discussions and parties
  • Your name and short profile (optional) featured in the donor section of the Crosscut website



MATCHING GIFTS

Many employers in our region match employee contributions to Crosscut. Please check with your company or organization to see if they have an Employee Matching Gifts Program. You can submit a request directly to them or, if you prefer, we will contact your employer for details.



CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP

Become a Crosscut Corporate Member today by contacting our Development Director, Tamara Power-Drutis, at tamara.powerdrutis@crosscut.com or (206) 382-6137.


Benefit to Corporate Member Employees

Each level of corporate membership comes with a packet of Crosscut memberships for your employees. These memberships include:

  • Crosscut bumper sticker – during Spring member drive
  • Admission to the May 1st Crosscut member appreciation party
  • Member discounts on all Crosscut events, including Meet the Writers, Civic Cocktails, Newsmaker Interviews, open houses, panel discussions and parties
  • The employee’s name and a brief profile (optional) in the donor section of the Crosscut website
  • Benefit to Corporate Member Companies

    Corporate members will be positioned in front of hundreds of thousands of engaged, civic-minded readers who care about and exert influence over the Puget Sound region. With a monthly unique readership of 200,000, Crosscut offers your company and employees an opportunity to reach an affluent, influential and highly educated group of readers for a full year. Bonus: our 501(c)3 status makes your support a tax-deductible charitable donation.


    Reporter’s Circle - $800/year

    • 10 annual Evergreen Crosscut memberships, 50% discount on additional memberships
    • Year-long promotion on Crosscut.com through:
      • Company logo rotating in sponsor box prominently featured on homepage, run-of-site
      • Company name, description and hyperlinked logos on the sponsor page
      • Rectangle ad – run-of-site for 20,000 impressions in the month of your choice, based on availability
    • 15% discounted advertising rate for additional exposure


    Columnist’s Circle- $1,500/year

    • 25 annual Evergreen Crosscut memberships, 50% discount on additional memberships
    • Year-long promotion on Crosscut.com through:
      • Company logo rotating in sponsor box prominently featured on homepage, run-of-site
      • Company name, description and hyperlinked logos on the sponsor page
      • Rectangle ad – run-of-site for 35,000 impressions in the month of your choice, based on availability
    • 15% discounted advertising rate for additional exposure


    Editor’s Circle- $3,000/year

    • 40 annual Evergreen Crosscut memberships, 50% discount on additional memberships
    • Two Rainier Crosscut membership, 50% off additional memberships
    • Year-long promotion on Crosscut.com through:
      • Company logo rotating in sponsor box prominently featured on homepage, run-of-site
      • Company name, description and hyperlinked logos on the sponsor page
      • Rectangle ad – run-of-site for 50,000 impressions in the month of your choice, based on availability
      • 15% discounted advertising rate for additional exposure
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Civic Cocktail event of your choice


    Publisher’s Circle - $5,000/year

    • 60 annual Evergreen Crosscut memberships, 50% discount on additional memberships
    • Four Rainier Crosscut memberships, 50% off additional memberships
    • Year-long promotion on Crosscut.com through:
      • Company logo rotating in sponsor box prominently featured on homepage, run-of-site
      • Company name, description and hyperlinked logos on the sponsor page
      • Rectangle ad – run-of-site for 75,000 impressions in the month of your choice, based on availability
      • 15% discounted advertising rate for additional exposure
    • Logo on back of all 2014 eBooks
    • Recognition at our Spring Special Event and Fall Courage Awards
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Courage Awards
    • Two complimentary tickets to the Civic Cocktail event of your choice



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