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Become a Mentor

       We have a network of veterans to mentor the next generation of great investigative reporters.    

             If you're an experienced reporter and are interested in being a mentor to younger journalists, please submit your email below.

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Make A Contribution

Are you passionate about investigative journalism and want to support our endeavor to keep it alive? We're accepting donations from individuals, corporations, and foundations. 

If you are interested in making a monetary contribution, or if your company is interested in partnering in some way with The Hatch Institute, please email Brad Hamilton.

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Pitches and tips

We fund investigative stories that give voice to the voiceless and hold power to account. 

If you have a story you'd like to write for us, or want to share any tips/documents, fill out this form.

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Unless otherwise stated, our articles and data can be republished without charge under Creative Commons. That means you can copy, distribute, and transmit our work for non-commercial purposes. It does not allow you to alter or transform our published work without prior consent.

The Hatch Institute co-publishes with media outlets so that our work reaches as many people as possible. If you'd like to partner with us, please email our editor-in-chief, Brad Hamilton at

Most often, we do all the work and provide a finished product. Sometimes our media partners share the effort involved in the investigation. 

These are the rules that we work under:

  • We must be prominently credited early in the re-/co-published version

  • We require review and approval of the media partner’s final copy prior to publication

  • The Institute and media partner must agree on a publication date

  • The byline must be our reporter/s