Write-up by Lydia Laurenson

Last update: December 4, 2019


There are two ways to send money to The New Modality.

Tax-Deductible Donations

If you'd like to send a tax-deductible donation right now through PayPal, click here!

We are fiscally sponsored by the San Francisco organization Independent Arts & Media, so tax-deductible donations to The New Modality go through them.

If you would prefer to send a check, please:

1/ Make the check out to "Independent Arts & Media"

2/ Write "New Modality" in the memo field

3/ Mail it to:

Independent Arts & Media
for: The New Modality
P.O. Box 420442
San Francisco, CA 94142

Please be extra sure that you write "New Modality" in the memo field. Otherwise, the money might not reach us.

Employee Matching: Many large companies like Google and Apple use software like Benevity to automatically match donations from employees. Our partner Independent Arts & Media is already in Benevity, so if you want to find us, search for "Independent Arts & Media" and then you'll see a button for "The New Modality." (If IAM is not already set up in your company's donation software, contact me at and we'll make it happen.)

Tax Deductions for Items in the Post-Kickstarter Store

We created a post-Kickstarter store for the things that didn't sell out during our Kickstarter. This means you can still buy copies of the magazine, subscriptions, and even spots at some of our events!

In some cases, you can support us this way and still get a tax deduction. If you want to get a tax deduction and you also want to attend events or get a subscription, then your tax deduction for IRS purposes may have a different value from the money donated. For now, the easiest way to figure this out is to drop me a line —

FAQ: "How Do You Want Us To Send You Money?"

It's generally easiest for us to just receive money through our pre-order store (you can even send extra money right there in the store), but that's not tax-deductible.

For tax-deductible donations through IAM, checks are nice because they don't have so many payment processing fees. But really we're just excited that you are donating, so please do it in the way that's best for you.

As soon as we can, we'll set up our website to handle subscriptions, events, and donations directly.

THANK YOU for giving us money! You are very literally making this project possible.