Join our effort in freeing innocent Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota inmates who are wrongly imprisoned for crimes they did not commit. Your donation is tax-deductible.

Contribute Online

Donate online by clicking below:

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Mail your tax-deductible cash donation to:

Minnesota Innocence Project
1536 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104

Download a donation form to include with your check.

Recurring Donations

Become an IPMN Sustaining Donor and help us free the innocent!

Your recurring monthly gifts help form a consistent source of income we can count on to fund investigations and DNA testing, and further our commitment to freeing the wrongfully convicted.

Your online donation is secure, and flexible. You select the amount you wish to give each month, and you can change, or cancel, your pledge at any time. Sign up now and make your first monthly donation by credit card online.  Simply choose “monthly” on the drop down menu and select the amount you want to give each month.

Double Your Impact!

You can double — or even triple — the amount of your donation to the Innocence Project of Minnesota with the help of your employer. Many companies offer matching gifts programs to encourage employees to donate to nonprofit organizations. Some even provide matching funds to support employee volunteer hours.

Please check with your employer to see if it offers a matching gifts program that will match your contribution or volunteer hours to the Minnesota Innocence Project. If your employer requires an Employer Identification Number (EIN, or Federal Tax Identification Number), please use: 41-2020362

Memorial and Honor Giving

A donation to the Innocence Project of Minnesota is a thoughtful way to honor someone dear to you. Gifts can be dedicated to others in celebration of birthdays or other milestones. You can also donate memorial gifts in honor of lost loved ones. Your donation will help free the innocent and create a safer world in which true perpetrators are imprisoned for crimes — not innocent people.

Please fill out a donation form with your dedication information and mail it in with your contribution. Once your gift is received, the Innocence Project of Minnesota will send a card to the honoree or family member announcing your gift.

Invest Your Expertise

Graphic design, marketing, fund development, public relations, investigation, office administration, real estate, etc. Your time can really make a difference in growing our nonprofit organization.

Invest Your Goods

Office supplies, copy paper, toner, furniture, computer hardware and software, etc.

Amazon Smile

Use Amazon Smile for all your online shopping needs.

  • Sign in using your Amazon Account.
  • When prompted to “pick your own charitable organization” type in “Innocence Project of Minnesota.”
  • Amazon Smile is the same as the regular Amazon site, but  by shopping with Amazon Smile 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases are donated to the Innocence Project of Minnesota.

This is a great way to shop for the holidays!

More Ways to Help

  • Purchasing books and movies from our website is a great way to learn more about wrongful convictions while helping address the issue. A portion of the proceeds on Amazon are donated to the Innocence Project of Minnesota.
  • Using GoodSearch as your search engine allows you to contribute to nonprofit organizations while conducting web searches. GoodSearch is a new search engine — powered by Yahoo — that donates half its advertising revenue to the nonprofit of the user’s choice. Please go to GoodSearch, select Innocence Project of Minnesota and conduct searches as you normally would. There’s no payment required, and you can watch your contributions grow!
  • GoodShop donates up to 37 percent of each purchase to your favorite cause. They partner with large shops, including Amazon, Gap, Target, Best Buy, eBay, Marcy’s and Barnes & Noble. Use GoodShop to make your purchases today while supporting your favorite cause.

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