We at The Sanctuary for Independent Media cannot thank our community of support enough! If you would like to become a part of this passionate group of people, please consider donating your funds, time, or even items. Every helping hand is greatly needed and appreciated. Remember, there is no Sanctuary without you!

*Our official name is Media Alliance Inc., we’re a 501(c)(3) and all contributions are tax-deductible. Find us on GuideStar.


*All donations are tax-deductible

Sustain The Sanctuary!

You can invest in our collective future by signing up for a monthly, quarterly, or yearly contribution of any amount. You can also become a sustainer via our Patreon or our PayPal.

Donate Directly!

Your support for our work keeps the Sanctuary strong! If you’d like to donate, please send funds via our Cash App, PayPal, Venmo, or directly through our website. Or check / money order to Media Alliance, at P.O. Box 35, Troy, NY 12181


Or any other expertise and skills you have to offer!


Volunteers are the heart and soul of The Sanctuary for Independent Media! They make us a thriving and vibrant community arts and media center. Whether you come with specific expertise, are interested in learning a new skill, or just want to help your community, there’s room for you at the Sanctuary! 

To apply please get in touch with us in one of the following ways:

Volunteer Application: Fill out our Google Form here of below.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (518) 272-2390

Post: The Sanctuary for Independent Media, P.O. Box 35, Troy, NY 12181


Business Donations:

If you’d like to donate your business’s services or products, either discounted or in-kind, contact us via email at [email protected] or via phone at (518) 272-2390.

Vehicle Donations:

If you’re looking to discard your new or used vehicle, please call (844) 623-3900 or visit our Vehicle Donation Program webpage here

Equipment Donations:

We are always in need of donated audio-visual and computer equipment! Every camera or monitor helps us expand the work that we do. Please contact us via email at [email protected] or via phone at (518) 272-2390. If you have other pieces of equipment that you believe we would be interested in, don’t hesitate to reach out!

Estate & Planned Donations:

If you or a loved one is planning on leaving assets to the Sanctuary through a will, please reach out via email at [email protected] or via phone at (518) 272-2390.

*All donations are tax-deductible


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