The Real News Network (Independent World Television, Inc.) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, our federal tax ID number (EIN) is 01-0808098.

Charitable gifts and grants are tax deductible as permitted by law. 

Every donation to The Real News Network (TRNN) ensures we are able to produce independent, fact-based journalism that engages ordinary people in solving critical problems of our times — there are several ways you can make a gift of support.

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Credit/Debit Card

Make a one-time or recurring credit or debit card contribution online

Check/Money Order

Checks made payable to “The Real News Network/Independent World Television” may be mailed to: 

Independent World Television, Inc.
231 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Donor Advised Funds (DAF)

Do you manage a donor advised fund with Fidelity, Schwab or BNY Mellon? You can initiate your grant suggestion via DAF Direct here.

Using a different DAF administrator? You can ask them to direct your grant suggestion to Independent World Television, Inc. – The Real News Network.


The Real News Network (TRNN) also accepts donations of stocks. It is possible to receive a bigger tax saving and make a bigger impact by directly donating appreciated securities to TRNN.

How to Donate Securities:

Please notify us of your intent to donate stock/securities so that we may accurately acknowledge your gift by contacting Afrah Ali at and providing the following information in your notification of intent to transfer stock:

Name, address, phone, email, gift designation (where it’s needed most or specific program areas), Name of securities, number of shares, broker contact information, broker telephone/email

Electronic Transfer:

The fastest and easiest way to make a stock gift is to do an electronic transfer. Your broker will need the following information:

  • Acct Name: Independent World Television, Inc (Tax ID: 01-0808098)
  • DTC #: 0443
  • LAccount #: AZD 840643
  • Brokerage: M&T Securities Inc


You can physically mail the unendorsed paper certificate and a signed stock power, separately, to the following address:

Independent World Television, Inc
231 Holliday Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Planned Gifts

Consider including The Real News Network in your planned gift or bequest! Please contact Afrah Ali at to share your estate plans.

Planned gifts can be made through your will/estate, trust, or other beneficiary designation. Below is sample bequest language you and your lawyer may want to consider when making a planned gift to The Real News Network. 

Sample Bequest Language:

For US donors and non-Canadian Donors:

I give and bequeath to Independent World Television Inc dba The Real News Network, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, located at 231 Holliday Street, Baltimore, MD 21202 (the sum of $____, or ____% of my estate, proceeds from the Sale of my personal property, proceeds from the Sale of my real estate property, etc.) to be used by The Real News Network to fulfill its mission.

For Canadian Donors:

I give and bequeath to Real News Foundation, a Canadian charitable organization, located at PO Box 68512, 360A Bloor Street, West, Toronto, ON (the sum of $____, or ____% of my estate, proceeds from the Sale of my personal property, proceeds from the Sale of my real estate property, etc.) to be used by Real News Foundation to fulfill its mission.

For questions or assistance with making a gift to The Real News Network, please contact Afrah Ali at 

Disclaimer: This material has been prepared for informational purposes only, and is not intended to provide tax advice. Please consult an independent financial advisor before any transaction.