FIRE Ember Club

“We love FIRE because it fills a huge need to fight for freedom of speech on college campuses, which, sadly, has been significantly curtailed.” ‑ Sandy and Larry Post, FIRE Defenders

Thank you for becoming a Defender! Defenders give annual gifts between $25,000 and $49,999. To make your Defender donation, please contact Ashley Adams at or 215‑717‑3473, or make a secure donation below.

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As a Defender, you provide the resources we need to expand our advocacy work, reach more students through our education and outreach initiatives, and keep the public informed about the state of free speech in higher education.

In the coming months, you can expect to hear from us in some very special ways!

  • Invitation to a private meeting with FIRE’s Board Chairman
  • Regular Updates on your alma mater and issues that are important to you
  • Copies of FIRE reports and publications
  • Ember Club lapel pin
  • Recognition in FIRE’s Annual Report (with permission)
  • Signed copies of FIRE-authored books
  • Entrance to, and special recognition at, exclusive FIRE events
  • Donor profile published in the FIRE Quarterly newsletter