Champions of Innocence

Champions of Innocence is a community of generous supporters who make a significant investment in the Innocence Project’s effort to reveal, reverse, and prevent wrongful conviction. In appreciation for their commitment to a more just criminal legal system, members enjoy special updates and opportunities, including invitations to timely, in-depth discussions with attorneys, social workers, exonerees, and others.

Choose your level of commitment

Tyrone Day is exonerated on May 24, 2023 in Dallas, TX. (Image: Alicia Maule for the Innocence Project)

Tyrone Day celebrates his exoneration in May 2023, 33 years after his wrongful conviction. (Image: Alicia Maule/Innocence Project)

More about these giving levels

Partner - $1000+

Benefits include:

  • Invitation to “Speaking of Innocence” virtual donor briefings
  • Monthly newsletter
  • Recognition in annual report
  • Updates on exonerations and legislative advocacy opportunities
  • Personal liaison to help you with questions and keep you informed about your gift’s impact

Leader - $2,500+

Partner-level benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to annual Innocence Network Conference
  • 20% off Innocence Project store purchases
  • Season release of select event dates each fall

Reformer - $5,000+

Leader-level benefits, plus:

  • “Invitation to join litigation, policy and/or client services “Interest Circles”. Connect with Innocence Project supporters who share your interests and, together, enjoy opportunities to gain deeper insight into the tools and strategies that move our work forward
  • Invitation to hear from Innocence Project leadership at exclusive events in your area

Changemaker - $10,000+

Reformer-level benefits, plus:

  • Invitation to annual “State of the Movement” address
  • Invitation for extended conversation following “Speaking of Innocence” briefing

Visionary - $25,000+

Changemaker-level benefits, plus:

  • One-on-one meetings with Innocence Project leadership
  • Opportunity to host an event for the Innocence Project

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