Enter the dollar amount that you want to contribute on the newsroom’s Boost page. Proceeds from Boosts can be sent in ETH. Credit cards are also accepted if the newsroom has that option selected.
To send ETH, you’ll need a cryptocurrency wallet (like Metamask) to fund and support the newsroom’s Boost. Learn more about ETH and how to purchase or exchange ETH here. 100% of the ETH you give to the newsroom will go directly to the newsroom. The Civil Media Company does not take any cut of the amount a newsroom raises.
There is always a very small network transaction cost for sending ETH from your wallet. Usually, it’s just a few cents. This cost goes to the Ethereum miners who perform computational work needed for your content to be included on the Ethereum blockchain.
If you decide to support with credit or debit card, there is a small fee that Stripe collects for payment processing from the Newsroom. You as a supporter do not get charged. The Civil Media Company does not take any cut of the amount a newsroom raises through debit or credit cards.