[Noisebridge-discuss] Noisebroke

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Mon Jan 12 21:17:32 UTC 2015

A big fundraiser is held about once a year, from what I can tell. As for the Reboot, all of the funds were spent on upgrades.


On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 1:16 PM, Matt Thrailkill <matt at thrailkill.org>

> I've had a modestly sized recurring donation for several months now. And
> I've been claiming employer match on that to double the amount. The reboot
> just happened, and it didn't seem like too long before that that a big
> fundraiser party thing was held.
> I'd be curious to know more details about the financials, but I also
> wouldn't be surprised if that was impractical for whatever reason. I also
> wouldn't be surprised if rent on the place just suddenly skyrocketed or
> something like that.
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 2:57 PM, Phillip Pearson <pp at myelin.co.nz> wrote:
>> +1 to everything Andy said.
>> >
>> > Medium-Term
>> > Set up a "Hacker at Large" or "Friend of Noisebridge" category of monthly
>> > donation, for people who want to support the space but don't have any
>> > inclination to become a member. Right now we don't have an option for
>> those
>> > people, assuming they exist.
>> >
>> Danny O'Brien put out the call waaaaaay back and created a "Saviour of
>> Noisebridge" $10/month donation category back then.  I've had a
>> recurring $10 monthly PayPal donation going since March 2013, by the
>> looks of things.
>> It's pretty clear on the donation page:
>> https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Donate_or_Pay_Dues
>> Maybe make the red 'DONATE' button on the right-hand side of the
>> homepage bigger?  (Or part of the header, so the bit of my brain that
>> auto-ignores skyscraper ads doesn't blank it out...)
>> Cheers,
>> Phil
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