Sponsor Us

The Journal of Young Investigators (JYI) is a not-for-profit organization established in 1998. Ever since it was founded, JYI has been running smoothly thanks to the invaluable monetary contributions of the several individual donors and organizations listed below. Please contact our Chief Development Officer at cdo@jyi.org with any inquiries.

How Can You Contribute?

There are many ways to give to our organization. We welcome contributions of timeideas and money

 

Contributing Time

We welcome help from faculty members, science writers, and science professionals to serve as advisors to our editors and writers. All JYI articles are reviewed by at least one academic professional. In addition, we are always looking to increase contact with the greater science community and to forge collaborations with research programs and universities. We also welcome donations of services such as of technical, editorial, or legal expertise.

We invite undergraduate students to contribute to JYI by submitting their work to the journal or by joining our staff.

 

Sharing Ideas

We are constantly seeking ways to improve our educational programs, journal publications, and our website. We are also always on the look out for potential collaborations. If you have any ideas, suggestions, or comments, we would love to hear them. Please email them to our Director of Public Relations at cco@jyi.org.

 

Purchasing Ad-Space

You can also contribute (indirectly) to JYI by purchasing ad-space on our website. Our prices are $300/month for a front page ad, $100/month for an ad on another static page, and $50/month for an ad on an article page.

If you are interested in learning more about traffic on the JYI website or would like to get a layout for how your ad may look, please contact our Chief Technical Officer at cto@jyi.org.

 

Donating Money

Since JYI is a nonprofit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, all donations made to JYI are tax-deductible. You can donate to JYI anytime, and your donation will support our educational and scientific programs, as well as our operating expenses.

Donation levels

We welcome and appreciate donations of any size. Your contributions make a difference! However, we especially welcome and recognize gifts at the following levels:

Directors' Circle $20,000+   Benefits for 3 years

  • Ability to provide input on JYI's direction and activities directly to the Board of Directors
  • Invitation to JYI staff conferences
  • Recognition on the front page of the website, linked to donor's profile
  • Recognition on all JYI promotional materials
  • Recognition and profile on the donors' page of the website and in semi-annual reports
  • Special annual report including a print copy of "JYI's Best Scientific Writing"
  • JYI mug
  • Electronic copy of JYI's semi-annual reports

Benefactor $5,000 - $19,999   Benefits for 2 years

  • Recognition on the front page of the website, linked to donor's profile
  • Recognition on some JYI promotional materials
  • Recognition and profile on the donors' page of the website and in semi-annual reports
  • Special annual report including a print copy of "JYI's Best Scientific Writing"
  • JYI mug
  • Electronic copy of JYI's semi-annual reports

Sponsor $1,000 - $4,999   Benefits for 2 years

  • Recognition on some promotional materials
  • Recognition and small profile on the donors' page of the website and in semi-annual reports
  • JYI mug
  • Electronic copy of JYI's semi-annual reports

Donor $200 - $999   Benefits for 1 year

  • Recognition on the donors' page of the website and in semi-annual reports
  • JYI mug
  • Electronic copy of JYI's semi-annual reports

Supporter $50 - $199   Benefits for 1 year

  • Recognition on the donors' page of the website
  • Electronic copy of JYI's semi-annual reports

Current Donors

Directors' Circle $20,000 +

  • None

Benefactor $5,000 - $19,999

  • None

Sponsor $1,000 - $4,999

  • Mr. T. Sibley Verbeck, Board of Directors

Donor $200 - $999

  • Dr. Courtney M. Peterson, Board of Directors
  • Mr. Biniam Gebre, Board of Directors

Supporter $50 - $199

  • Mr. R. Scott Kemp, Board of Directors
  • Dr. Brian W. Su, Board of Directors
  • Ms. Selby Cull, Board of Directors

Founding Benefactors

JYI would like to recognize the following institutions, which had the vision and courage to support JYI in its early years:

  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund
  • National Science Foundation
  • GlaxoWellcome, Inc.
  • Duke University
  • Science Magazine
  • Science Magazine's Next Wave
  • Swarthmore College
  • Georgetown University