Our Commitment to Transparency

At Westmoreland Bell, we believe in complete transparency about how our operations are funded. This transparency is crucial to maintaining the trust and confidence of our readers and the community we serve.

Sources of Funding

1. Community Support

a. Donations: Our primary source of funding comes from our readers through donations. These donations help ensure that we can continue to provide high-quality, independent journalism.

2. Advertising

a. Local Businesses: We partner with local businesses for advertising, which allows us to support the local economy while also funding our operations.

b. Sponsored Content: Occasionally, we may feature sponsored content, which is always clearly marked to differentiate it from our editorial content.

3. Grants and Partnerships

a. Journalism Grants: We actively seek grants from organizations that support independent journalism.

b. Educational Partnerships: Collaborations with educational institutions for training programs and internships, providing both funding and educational opportunities.

Use of Funds

All funds raised are used to support our journalistic endeavors. This includes:

  • Compensation for our dedicated staff and contributors.
  • Operational costs such as office space, equipment, and technology.
  • Continuous training and development programs for our team.
  • Community engagement activities and events.

How You Can Support Westmoreland Bell

a. Share: Share our content, the more the merrier.

b. Donate: Contribute to our mission of providing high-quality local journalism.

c. Advertise: Partner with us to reach a dedicated and engaged local audience.