The Alliance

Be part of a movement that believes journalism, science, history, and hope are worth defending — and help shape the stories and discoveries of the modern era.
The Nerd Herd

$5

/mo
Become a Nerd
  • $5 Patronage Credits per year
  • 5 Pathfinder Votes
  • 3 Speaker Series tickets per year
The Alliance

$13

/mo
Become an Ally
  • $20 Patronage Credits per year
  • 15 Pathfinder Votes
  • Quarterly Storyteller Votes
  • VIP Speaker Series tickets for all events
  • Quarterly Coffee with the Co-founders
C9TA7B Feb. 5, 2012 - Central, AK, U.S. - Sam Harrel/News-Miner.Lance Mackey of Fairbanks climbs Eagle Summit on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, during the Yukon quest.A five-toed, red and black amphibian leaves footprints in the mud. It is looking out at a towering canopy of trees, plants, and ferns.Buckaroo Portrait, Photo by: Kim F. Stone

What’s Included

Help us choose the recipient of our annual Pathfinder Prize. Hidden Compass offers an annual grant of $15,000 to fund a global expedition.
Get up to $20 in credit every year to contribute to the storytellers in our magazine who inspire you most.
Allies get free admission to our monthly Speaker Series, featuring world-renowned storytellers, scientists, historians, and explorers. ($250 value)
Hear from our storytellers and expeditioners via exclusive interviews, Q+As, and videos from the field.
Purchase limited-edition and Allies-only Hidden Compass merch.
Hear pitches from our storyteller in residence and help decide which get published.

What’s Included

C9TA7B Feb. 5, 2012 - Central, AK, U.S. - Sam Harrel/News-Miner.Lance Mackey of Fairbanks climbs Eagle Summit on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2012, during the Yukon quest.

Pathfinder Prize Voting

Help us choose the recipient of our annual Pathfinder Prize. Hidden Compass offers an annual grant of $15,000 to fund a global expedition.

A five-toed, red and black amphibian leaves footprints in the mud. It is looking out at a towering canopy of trees, plants, and ferns.

Patronage Credits

Get up to $20 in credit every year to contribute to the storytellers in our magazine who inspire you most.

Buckaroo Portrait, Photo by: Kim F. Stone

Speaker Series

Allies get free admission to our monthly Speaker Series, featuring world-renowned storytellers, scientists, historians, and explorers. ($250 value)

Behind-the-Scenes Content

Hear from our storytellers and expeditioners via exclusive interviews, Q+As, and videos from the field.

Exclusive Merch

Purchase limited-edition and Allies-only Hidden Compass merch.

Storyteller Voting

Hear pitches from our storyteller in residence and help decide which get published.