Financial Disclosure

The Port Ludlow Voice is a 501(c)(4) organization. Its entire staff consists of unpaid volunteers. All writing and editing is done in the homes of staff members on their personal computers. The production editor formats each issue and provides an electronic copy to the printer. The Voice is delivered at no cost to readers on all U.S. Post Office carrier routes in the Master Planned Resort (MPR). As of January 1, 2021, subscriptions are $36/year or prorated at $3/month.

Financial support for publishing the Voice each month comes from advertising, subscriptions and contributions primarily from community organizations. Average monthly income was:

1. Ludlow Maintenance Commission (LMC) $200

2. South Bay Community Association (SBCA) $200

3. Port Ludlow Village Council (PLVC) $200

4. Display Advertising $5,680

5. Classified Advertising $547

6. Subscriptions $45

7. Web Advertising $32

Total average monthly income in fiscal year 2019/20 $6,904