Giving Opportunities

Donations to Close Up directly support our mission to inform, inspire, and empower young people to become active, engaged citizens!


Thanks to the generous support of our donors, more than 24 percent of Close Up participants receive financial assistance for their program experience. Our nonprofit development team works with individuals, local organizations, small businesses, and global corporations to ensure that Close Up programs, resources, and experiences are available to students and teachers from all communities.   

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities for special events or how to support Close Up students in your area, please contact us at support@closeup.org. 

Close Up is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Our tax ID # is 23-7122882. Please consult your tax advisor to see if your contribution may be tax-deductible.

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Matching Gifts

Did you know that many employers sponsor matching gift programs to double the charitable contributions made by employees, retirees, and/or employees’ spouses? To find out whether your employer has a matching gift program, search for your company below or contact your human resources department. 

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Combined Federal Campaign (CFC)

Federal employees can make contributions to Close Up through a workplace giving campaign called the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC). Each year, the CFC conducts a donation pledge period from September until January through anonline portal. Close Up’s CFC number is 20601. 

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We would like to acknowledge the following donors for their commitment to Close Up and civic education: 

Corporations and Foundations
Individual Donors
Local Donors