What will it take to keep the Asia-Pacific Journal free and vibrant? Our immediate goal to achieve by December 31, 2013: $10,000 to keep the journal free to readers for 2014; our long-range goal $50,000 to place the journal on a trajectory of independence.
We have launched our annual fund-raising campaign with greater strength and quality of work than at any previous time. The initial responses have brought in more than $4,000 and, with your support, we are confident that we can meet our short-term goals. The Asia-Pacific Journal is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization recognized by the Internal Revenue Service. Contributions are tax deductible. We value and depend on your tax-deductible contributions. We have now had a challenge grant, to match gifts of $50 or more up to $1,000 received by December 31. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to maximize your tax-deductible gift.
12,000 regular readers now receive our work via the Newsletter or Facebook and Twitter, and we are investigating making our content available through other electronic means. More than 100,000 articles are accessed monthly by readers in 180 countries, and many more are being read through circulation at other sites such as History News Network and Truthout that reprint them. We have created a major archive on Japan’s 3.11 triple disaster, the flawed responses, and the creative search for new green energy approaches beyond nuclear power. And our work on US-Japan-Okinawa relations and on war and historical memory is now supplemented by a wide range of contributions in the realm of culture . . . film, music, anime, manga and the like in Asia-Pacific perspective. For the first time we have NPO status, meaning that U.S. contributions are tax deductible. If you wish to support our campaign in the form of a subscription ($25 or $50; $10 for students and developing countries; $100, $500 and larger contributions by those in a position to place the journal on a firm foundation for the future) please gohereor click the red Sustainer Button on ourhome pageand use Paypal or a credit card.