Our nonprofit newsroom is reimagining local journalism in Boulder. We provide Boulder locals with original, in-depth local reporting plus essential information that helps our community better navigate life in our incredible city and county. We are a 501(c)(3) newsroom, 100% independent and dedicated to building a permanent, nonprofit business model that is sustainable for the long term.

Our journalism is free to consume for all. No paywalls. It’s vital to our public service mission that it stays that way, but we won’t be able to do this without community support.

If you are able to contribute, please consider becoming a member today. Every dollar you contribute goes toward producing community-first journalism! We accept Apple Pay and Google Pay, of course credit cards, and mailed checks (address below).


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The Boulder Reporting Lab is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, Fed ID #87-1232586. Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent of the law, retroactive to the date of our incorporation (May 26, 2021).

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Local Reporting Lab Initiative Inc.
2420 Bluff Street
Boulder, CO 80304


The Google News Initiative’s Local Experiments Project, which seeks to support innovative new models for journalism, provided our initial funding and is providing technical and product expertise. This support will last up to two years. GNI has zero involvement or influence in any of our editorial decisions. Neither will any of our funders. (Read more about our editorial and transparency policies.)

Our growing organization makes public all one-time donations of $5,000 or more.

$100,000 – $500,000

Google News Initiative – Local Experiments Project

$5,000 – $20,000

Innovo Foundation
Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Denver Foundation
Idelle and Marshall Feldman
Local Independent Online News Publishers
Comprise (Community Leader sponsor)