I’ll periodically update this page so that anybody who’s interested can see our revenue and expenses.

I’ll first list our annual overhead, which amounts to $497.78

(Note: this page is formatted with tables which may not look very nice on smartphone screens)

ITEM

Meetup Account (Unlimited)

DESCRIPTION

Billed every 6 Months, this allows for 100+ members and dues management

ANNUAL COST

$197.88

WordPress Account (Personal)

Billed annually, this is a basic account associated with lastoics.com

$48.00

First Domain (lastoics.com)

Billed annually

$18.00

Second Domain (losangelesstoics.com)

Billed annually, this is used as the primary domain

$18.00

WordPress Account (Personal)

Billed annually, this is the basic account associated with stoicpedia.org

$48.00

Third Domain (stoicpedia.com)

Billed annually

$18.00

Zoom Account (Pro)

Billed annually, this allows for meetings over 45 min. and extra features

$149.90


This averages out to a monthly overhead of $41.49. We recoup most of this through membership dues (on Meetup) and Patreon donations:

ITEM

Meetup

DESCRIPTION

Currently have 46 members paying $8.75 annual membership dues ($10 minus $1.25 processing fee)

ANNUAL INCOME

$402.50

Patreon

Currently have 6 patrons committed to various amounts

$400.00 (conservative estimate)

ANNUAL TOTAL (estimate) = $802.50
Any annual surplus – $304.72 (estimate) – will be put toward perks, special events, and future endeavors:

  • Accommodations for Stoicon-X Los Angeles
  • Equipment for volunteer events
  • Merchandise design & production
  • Coffee, treats, and swag for regular meetings

‘Petty Cash’ Expenses (2021-22)

  • Mi Tierra Mia coffee (for Stoic Walk, 5/22): $23.00
  • Spoke Cafe snack (for Stoic Games, 7/31): $6.30
  • Mi Tierra Mia coffee (for Oct. ‘Regular Meeting’, 10/16): $48.00
  • Mi Tierra Mia coffee (for Dec. ‘Regular Meeting’, 12/13): $25.00
  • Mi Tierra Mia coffee (for Feb. ‘Regular Meeting’, 2/14): $23.00
  • Mi Tierra Mia coffee (for Mar. ‘Regular Meeting,’ 3/26): —
  • High-quality tablecloth from Home Depot (for outdoor meetings): $30.25 + 5.99 (shipping) + 3.44 (tax) = $39.68

Last updated: April. 6, 2022