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The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is now known as CharityWatch—a name that reflects our role as the independent, assertive charity watchdog that you rely on.

CharityWatch supporters are encouraged to contact us using the form below for information about their supporter account and other inquiries. Due to the large volume of correspondence we receive, please allow several business days for a response, or contact us at (773) 529-2300 with any urgent questions.

We also welcome general comments and questions. Due to the large volume of correspondence we receive, we are unable to respond to every email. However, you can find answers to common questions in the FAQ portion of our site, or scan our Blog to locate articles on charities, giving tips, and other charity-related topics of interest to you.

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Journalists / Media

CharityWatch regularly works with the media and can lend our expertise to provide insightful comments for articles, help with investigations, interpret audits and tax forms, or provide context for understanding broader issues affecting charitable giving. Please contact us at [email protected] if we can be of assistance, or to request online access to charity ratings and other information.

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P.O. Box 578460
Chicago, IL 60657

Our office is located at 2545 West Diversey Avenue, Suite 253 in Chicago. Due to the large volume of mail we receive, we request that individuals mail to the above P.O. Box rather than our physical address. Thank you.