Group Finances

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 $421.78

(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 Acct (Basic) + First Domain (lastoics.com)

Billed annually, this is a basic account with templates plus initial domain registration

$48.00

Second Domain (losangelesstoics.com)

Billed annually, this is used as the primary domain

$26.00

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 $35.15. We recoup most of this through membership dues (on Meetup) and Patreon donations:

ITEM

Meetup

DESCRIPTION

Currently have 35 members paying $8.75 annual membership dues ($10 minus $1.25 processing fee)

ANNUAL INCOME

$306.25

Patreon

Currently have 5 patrons committed to various amounts

$378.12 (estimate)

Any surplus – $262.59 for 2021 – will be put toward perks and special events:

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