What is fundjournalism.org?
fundjournalism.org is the official website of the News Revenue Hub, a special project of the nonprofit news organization Voice of San Diego.
What is checkout.fundjournalism.org?
checkout.fundjournalism.org is the Hub’s secure payment processor. We developed this app so Hub participants have an inexpensive, convenient way to take donations.
This app uses Stripe to process contributions.
Does checkout.fundjournalism.org charge a transaction fee?
No. The Hub does not charge a fee to use our payment processor.
Stripe charges 2.2% + 30¢ per successful charge for nonprofit organizations (2.9% + 30¢ for for-profit organizations) but you can choose to cover this fee at checkout. If you do this, 100% of your donation will go to the organization you’re giving to.
Does checkout.fundjournalism.org collect my information?
No. The information you submit during the checkout process is sent only to the organization you’re giving to. The Hub is committed to your privacy and does not collect donor information.
Who’s involved in this project?
Five award-winning news organizations are participating in this pilot project: Honolulu Civil Beat, Inside Climate News, NJ Spotlight, PolitiFact and The Lens. Voice of San Diego supports the Hub’s operations and the Democracy Fund funds it.
How is this project funded?
The News Revenue Hub receives funding from the Democracy Fund and resources from Voice of San Diego.
How can I learn more?
Check out our news page or contact us.