Half of the funding needed comes from the sponsorship of personnel on board given by friends, family and other supporters. Hence, applicants have to secure their own financial sponsorship before joining the Logos Hope. Another quarter of the funding comes from the sale of books and non-book items (such as souvenirs) in the onboard book fair. The last quarter comes from gifts and donations given by individuals, trusts, foundations and community groups.
million books and had more than 2.5 million visitors onboard.