Why donate:

  • Independent Journalism: We have never compromised on ethics and principles of journalism. Never ever.
  • Empowering citizens: The in depth stories, research and open data enables citizens to work for better cities. We also build better community reporters with training and workshops
  • Impact: Citizen Matters has helped catalyse positive change in Bengaluru and now in Chennai, especially in the space of civic activism.
  • Open knowledge platforms: Our initiatives – Citizen Matters, Open City and Co Media Lab are democratic, participative and collaborative.

Support the best of community journalism, open data and community collaboration.  Any contribution you make, small or large, will be used to gather data and publish stories of substance. Ready to do your bit?

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Rs 400 a month connects you to your city and get informed, and involved. Thank you gift includes a subscription to a curated newsletter subscription* and invites to events.

Rs 1000 a month supports our work across India’s cities. Thank you gift includes curated newsletter subscription* , a cool T shirt and invites to events.

Ten friends giving us Rs 2000 a month helps cover the cost of server and tech infrastructure. Thank you gift includes the above, and a special gift from our partner who works with the disabled.

Thank you gift includes the above, a personalised coffee mug, curated Citizen Matters book and invitation to our special editorial dinner.


*only for Bangalore & Chennai at the moment