June 13, 2016

Digital news revenue: Nonprofit digital news revenue (2016)

Year Earned income Individual donations/membership Foundation funding
2011 18% 20% 63%
2012 21% 20% 59%
2013 23% 19% 58%

Note: Percentages may not add up to 100 due to rounding.
Source: “Gaining Ground: How Nonprofit News Ventures Seek Sustainability,” Knight Foundation, April 2015.
“State of the News Media 2016”

Pew Research Center