Business Model and Funding

The Interaction Design Foundation is a labour of love and run by hundreds of volunteers and hard-working authors. As you have already guessed, producing and providing top-grade educational materials on this scale is a cost-intensive mission. And since we insist that our millions of readers get free access—we need funding.

In a nutshell, the big puzzle we have spent the last twelve years solving is: How do we produce enormously costly educational materials and course while insisting to maintain incredibly low membership costs?

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