Craig Newmark Philanthropies Matches EFF's Monthly Donors

Craig Newmark Philanthropies will match up to $30,000 for your entire first year as a new monthly or annual EFF Sustaining Donor! Many thanks to Craig Newmark—founder of craigslist and a persistent supporter of digital freedom— for making this possible. This generous matching challenge bolsters celebrations for EFF's 34th anniversary on July 10 as well as EFF's ongoing summer membership drive: be a member for as little as $20 and get rare gifts featuring The Encryptids (including a Bigfoot enamel pin!).

Bigfoot with glasses in a forest saying "Privacy is a 'human' right!"

Since its founding in 1990, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has relied on member support to power its public interest legal work, advocacy, and technology development. To wit, more than half of EFF's funding comes from small dollar donors around the world, and EFF's community of monthly and annual Sustaining Donors play a crucial role in keeping the organization running strong. Sustaining Donors giving $10 or less each month raised over $400,000 for EFF last year. Every member and every cent counts. This free donation matching offer from Craig Newmark Philanthropies takes EFF supporters' donations even further at a time when many households are especially conscious of their finances.

Sustaining Donors giving $10 or less each month raised over $400,000 for EFF last year. Every member and every cent counts.

Over the past several years, grants from Craig Newmark Philanthropies have focused on supporting trustworthy journalism to defend our democracy and hold the powerful accountable, as well as cybersecurity to protect consumers and journalists alike from malware and other dangers online. With over 30 years of donor support from Newmark, EFF built networks to help defend against disinformation warfare, fought online harassment, strengthened ethical journalism, and researched state-sponsored malware, cyber-mercenaries, and consumer spyware. EFF’s Threat Lab conducts research on surveillance technologies used to target journalists, communities, activists, and individuals. For example, EFF helped co-found, and continues to provide leadership to the Coalition Against Stalkerware. EFF also created and updated tools to educate and train working and student journalists alike to keep themselves safe from adversarial attacks. In addition to maintaining our popular Surveillance Self Defense guide, EFF scaled up the Report Back tool for student journalists, cybersecurity students, and grassroots volunteers to collaboratively study technology in society.

'Fix Copyright' member t-shirts. Creativity is fun for the whole family.

With this generous matching challenge from Craig Newmark Philanthropies, we are pleased to double the impact of our recurring Sustaining Donors and let all digital rights supporters know that we're in this together. EFF is deeply grateful to its passionate members and everyone who values a brighter future for privacy, security, and free expression.

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