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Make a tax-deductible contribution to CHIRP today!

CHIRP is a listener supported radio station. Without contributions from people like you, this station couldn’t exist. While we are powered by volunteers (we have just one staff member), we still do have to cover basic expenses like rent, streaming costs, and utilities.

If you like what you hear, we hope you’ll make a donation to help keep CHIRP Radio strong. Any level is fine — no amount is too big or too small. You can make a one-time gift, or consider becoming a sustaining member, with monthly, quarterly, or annual contributions starting as low as $10. Just click the button above to make your tax-deductible gift.

Thank you so much for supporting CHIRP!

See if your company will match your donation

Many companies match charitable contributions by their employees. Make your gift go twice as far by checking to see if your employer will match your donation to CHIRP:

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Join Our Major Donor Club: The Vinyl Circle

If you'd like to increase your commitment to CHIRP and help ensure the station's long term success, consider joining the Vinyl Circle

Vinyl Cirlce members give $500, $1000 or more annually in support of CHIRP. In return, members are recognized in different ways, from invitations to exclusive events to on-air acknowledgements.

Join the Vinyl Circle here.

Donate Your Vehicle to CHIRP

Have an old car, truck, boat, or motorcycle taking up space in your garage? Why not donate it to CHIRP? It doesn't even have to run, and you can get a tax deduction! Towing and title transfer is all taken care of for you. Find out more about donating your vehicle to CHIRP here.

Donate Bitcoin or Other Cryptocurrencies

  1. Go to
  2. Pick Chicago Independent Radio Project (CHIRP Radio) from the list.
  3. Donate crypto and get a tax receipt.

Donations of appreciated cryptocurrency don’t trigger capital gains taxes, and may be tax-deductible for the full value.

Support CHIRP when you shop

Bookmark the following links and use them all year long when you shop. A portion of your sale price will be donated directly to CHIRP!

Donate Your Records, CDs, or DVDs to CHIRP

Have you been thinking of getting rid of your collection of old records, CDs, or DVDs? We have a solution! You can donate your unwanted music and movies to CHIRP Radio. Free up some space and support your favorite radio station! We can even arrange a pick-up.

If you would like to donate your vinyl or other collection to CHIRP, please email our Record Fair team.

Wishlist/In-Kind Donations

CHIRP can always use donations of the following items:

Contact us for information about specific needs. Thanks so much.