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Free innocent people and prevent wrongful convictions through your giving!

Your generosity will help free Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota inmates who are wrongly imprisoned for crimes they did not commit and help prevent such injustices from occuring in the future!

Make a One Time Gift or be a Sustaining Donor.

You may choose to make a one time gift to IPMN or make recurring monthly gifts. Your online donation is secure, and flexible. For either of these options, click DONATE NOW! above.

Prefer to make a gift by mail?

*If you prefer to give by mail, download a donation form to include with your check.  Instructions are included on the form.

Double Your Impact!

You can double — or even triple — the amount of your donation to the Innocence Project of Minnesota with the help of your employer. Many companies offer matching gifts programs to encourage employees to donate to nonprofit organizations. Please check with your employer to see if it offers a matching gifts program that will match your contribution to the Minnesota Innocence Project. If your employer requires an Employer Identification Number (EIN, or Federal Tax Identification Number), please use: 41-2020362

Gifts of Appreciated Stock Can Benefit You While Benefitting the Innocent!

Giving appreciated stocks, bonds, or mutual fund shares held more than one year can provide an immediate benefit to the Innocence Project of Minnesota and may provide you with significant tax benefits too.

You may be able to avoid capital gains tax on the appreciation of the donated asset, and may claim a deduction for the current fair market value of the stock or other asset, up to 30 percent of adjusted gross income.

Instructions for making gifts of appreciated securities

1. Talk to your broker about the securities the value of the securities you’d like to give to the Innocence Project of Minnesota.

2. Provide to your broker the following information on transferring securities electronically to the Innocence Project of Minnesota’s broker.

Broker name: Stifel Financial Corp.
Account registration: Innocence Project of Minnesota
Account number: 2503-6733
DTC number: 0793
Account contact: Joseph Buska 763-542-3733

3. Let us know of your plans to transfer securities by sending an e-mail message to Sara Jones at sjones@ipmn.org, or call 651-523-2690. Please provide the following information about your gift:

  • Your name and address

  • The stock or other securities you plan to transfer and the number of shares

  • The approximate value of your gift

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Keep the fight for Freedom and Justice going!

You can continue to help free innocent people and improve our justice system in the future by making a gift to the Innocence Project of Minnesota through your will or trust, or by designating the Innocence Project of Minnesota as a beneficiary of your retirement assets or life insurance. Your dedication to the cause of justice will live on, sustaining the fight for innocence and reform for years to come.

For information on how to make a future gift to the Innocence Project of Minnesota, please contact Sara Jones at sjones@ipmn.org or by calling (651) 523-2690.

Honor someone special!

A donation to the Innocence Project of Minnesota is a thoughtful way to honor someone dear to you. Gifts can be dedicated to others in celebration of birthdays or other milestones. You can also donate memorial gifts in honor of lost loved ones. Your donation will help free the innocent and create a safer world in which true perpetrators are imprisoned for crimes — not innocent people.

Please fill out a donation form with your dedication information and mail it in with your contribution. Once your gift is received, the Innocence Project of Minnesota will send a card to the honoree or family member announcing your gift.

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