News Revenue Hub

We help news organizations build financial sustainability—because the public deserves access to quality journalism.

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The Hub is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization funded by participants and foundation grants.

How We Build Successful Membership Programs

Collaboration

Exclusive network — Join nearly 300 executives, fundraisers, and journalists to solve common problems and share in each other’s successes.

Training — Learn best practices by working with us one-on-one, joining our webinars, and participating in our customized cohorts.

Capacity — Our expert staff is here to save you hours by getting things done for you.

build relationships
Monetize your audience

Audience Development

Optimize your ask — Recruit more individual donors using our tech, advice, and hands-on support.

Draft and execute campaigns — We offer campaign support throughout the year from major fundraisers to ongoing messaging.

Build your audience — Our Google News Initiative Audience Lab helps publishers grow their audiences through recommendations on loyalty, user experience, SEO, newsletters, and organizational structure.

Custom Tech

Proprietary software — We help you integrate customer management, donation processing, and email marketing — and automate time-consuming tasks.

In-house tech experts — Membership in the Hub includes access to experts in Salesforce, MailChimp, and other services — that you won’t find anywhere else.

Benchmarking — Our analytics team and custom reports help you understand how you’re doing relative to others in the industry.

Provide customized tech tools

Current Members

Billy Penn
CALmatters
The Center for Public Integrity
Denverite
Hechinger Report
Honolulu Civil Beat
International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
The Marshall Project
Maynard Institute
NJ Spotlight
Politifact
Reveal
Voice of San Diego

Funders

Projects and Partnerships

News

The Hub’s launch showed that collaborative, goal-oriented member recruitment and retention can quickly scale fundraising for member-supported newsrooms of all sizes and shapes.

— Jason Alcorn