Arthur is primarily funded by the undergraduate students of Trent University, who each contribute a non-refundable $11.29 levy.
Other forms of income include wage subsidy grants (Trent Work Study Program, Trent International, and Canada Summer Jobs) and revenue from advertising.
COVID-19 has halted our print production and we have diverted our resources to online platforms, like this website. The future is uncertain, to be sure, but we hope to return to the print format.
Where will your donation go?
Now that our new website is live, we need your help getting the word out and keeping fresh, creative content on the pages. As a non-profit, additional funding will inevitably be allocated towards creating good jobs for content creators.
To make high-quality, modern content, we need to provide our staff with the tools that will help maximize creativity and productivity. The digital media landscape is ever-evolving and we could certainly use some new tech, including a few computers and audio equipment.
Year-round operation. Traditionally, Arthur has operated during the academic year of Trent University. We want to change that. We believe this will help us attract and retain a talented core staff that can help elevate the reach of our little organization.
Perhaps most importantly, your contribution will help us maintain our independence. That means we can continue to represent anti-oppressive journalism that adds an important voice to the Peterborough-Nogojiwanong community.