Membership Puzzle Project

The Membership Puzzle Project collects and shares knowledge and operational advice on how membership can help sustain independent media. Its Membership in News Fund finances innovative membership models to identify best practices.

What is the Membership Puzzle Project?

Founded in 2017 with funding from Luminate, the Membership Puzzle Project:

From September 2020, MDIF provided an institutional home for the Membership Puzzle Project. The project has now formally closed, though it continues to provide essential guidance and research for media seeking to build relationships and – potentially revenues – with readers. Visit the Membership Puzzle Project website.