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This page reflects discussions on financing prior to Noisebridge's founding and current operations. Please contact treasurer@noisebridge for more information, then update this page!
This section is for start-up costs (known or estimated). Story so far:
- Move-in cost for space : $4000
- Three months' rent reserve : $5925 at $1975/mo rent
- Cost of incorporation as non-profit + 501c3 app : $2000
- Initial insurance cost : ~$2300 per year
- Initial cost for drinks to sell : ??
- Initial cost for space improvements, making keys, etc. : ??
- Noisebridge business Costco card : $50
- Initial equipment costs : ??
Estimate so far for start-up cost: $14475 + ??.
DavidMolnar ideally would like to see 2x whatever this estimated number is as starting capital, but that may be overkill.
Monthly Expenses and Dues
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- $1975 rent
- $221.50 PG&E
- $70.50 Comcast internet
- $87.24 DSL internet
- $100 misc (toilet paper, juice, resistors)
- $200 drinks / month
- - $200 for drinks /month in revenue
total monthly expense: ~$2454
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Committed So Far
Actual collected money (cash and checks) as of 23:00 10/7/08:
- $100 - David Fine (cash)
- $200 - Brian Ferrell (cash)
- $100 - Jesse Zbikouski (cash)
- $500 - Andy Isaacson (check)
- $1000 - Rachel McConnell (check)
- $50 - Audrey Penven (check)
- $1000 - Jacob Appelbaum (cash)
- $1000 - David Molnar (check)
- $1000 - Al Billings (check)
- $100 - John Magolske (cash)
- $600 - Grey David (cash)
- $800 - Anonymous (cash - small unmarked bills)
- $500 - Greg Albrecht (cash)
- $500 - Matt Peterson (paypal - currently transferring)
- $50 - Benessa Defend (paypal - currently transferring)
- $500 - mindwarp (cash)
- $200 - Ed Hunsinger (paypal - currently transferring)
- $20 - Reed Kennedy (paypal - currently transferring)
- $500 - Shannon Lee
- $1000 - Mitch Altman
- $100 - Arram Sabeti (Cash)
- $100 - Anon (Check)
- $60 - Seth Schoen (Cash)
- $100 - Michael Kan (Cash)
- $40 - Shannon Clark (Cash)
- $400 - Luiz Eduardo (paypal - currently transferring)
- $80 - Justin 'J' Lynn - (Cash)
- $500 - Bill Paul (check)
- $50 - Daniela Steinsapir, (paypal - currently transferring)
- $100 - Daniel Garcia, (paypal - currently transferring)
- $100 - Noah Balmer (Cash)
Current total donated (assuming all checks clear): $11,350
Pledges as of 6pm on 9/26/08:
- $500 - Nate Lawson
- $500 - Andy Isaacson
- $200 - monochrom
Total promised but not delivered: $1200
Total pledged + delivered: $12,550
We previously had the following pledges (some partially fulfilled, edit as needed):
- DavidMolnar up to $150/mo and $1500 start-up
- Al Billings up to $150/mo and $500 start-up.
- Matt up to $100/mo and $500 start-up.
- adi up to $500/mo for 6 months, $300/mo ongoing, and $1000 start-up.
- JakeAppelbaum up to $500/mo for 6 months, $300/mo ongoing, and $1000 start-up.
- marc up to $250/mo and $500 start-up
- Davidfine $40/mo and my time
- Mitch up to $150/mo and $500 start-up.
- Rachel $150/mo ongoing, $1000 startup.
- Al Sweigart $30/mo and $150 start-up.
- Noah Balmer $100/mo
- danielast 50 monthly starting next month
Opening a Bank Account
Noisebridge has incorporated and opened a bank account with Wells Fargo.