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From reading and sharing to contributing and volunteering, there are many ways to support Ruckus. But we can’t do what we do without financial support from individuals like you. Consider becoming a monthly patron of Ruckus through our Patreon, or make a one-time, tax deductible donation through the links below.

Currently, Ruckus is requesting support to reach any of the following fundraising goals:

-$35,000 for Annual Programming (writer fees, editing, publishing/printing costs), 2023
-$30,000 for Staffing, 2022-2023
-$15,000 for Website Redesign and Migration, 2023
-$10,000 for Annual Operating Costs (software subscriptions, administrative costs), 2023
-$10,000 for the BIPOC Editorial Fellowship, 2022-2023
-$10,000 for Accessibility Programming (text to speech dications, text translations), 2022-2023
-$2,000 for Welcoming Microgrants for New BIPOC Writers, 2023

If you or your organization is interested in becoming a named sponsor of Ruckus, please contact us at info@ruckusjournal.org for more information. To learn more about our current partners and sponsors, see our “About” page. If you are a foundation or grantmaking organization, you can find our GuideStar profile here. 


Make a One-Time Credit Card Donation 


Ruckus is a 501c3 nonprofit and donations are tax deductible. 
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Join our $1 Per Month “Subscriber” Level on Patreon


Subscribers receive early access to regular content.
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Join our $3 Per Month “Aficionados Level on Patreon


Aficionados receive early access to regular content and a weatherproof vinyl Ruckus sticker.
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Join our $5 Per Month “Connoisseurs” Level on Patreon


Connoisseurs receive early access to regular content, a vinyl Ruckus sticker, and an enamel pin.
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Join our $10 Per Month “Aesthetes” Level on Patreon


Aesthetes receive early access to regular content, a sticker, an enamel pin, and a copy of the latest Ruckus Annual (and future volumes when they are released!)
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Join our $15 Per Month “Devotees” Level on Patreon


Devotees receive early access to regular content, a sticker, an enamel pin, a copy of the latest Ruckus Annual (and future volumes when they are released), and a tote bag
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Alternatively, if you’re interested in volunteering for Ruckus send an email to info@ruckusjournal.org

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RUCKUS, 2018-2022
Louisville, KY