Commit 67eb3ed6 authored by Aral Balkan's avatar Aral Balkan
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Update funding situation

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Our rent is currently €1,650/month. We figure we need about €5,000 between us a month to get by comfortably.
When we could afford to take salaries, we were paying ourselves €2,500 a month each. We are currently not drawing salaries from Small Technology Foundation and [subsisting with the gift from Aral’s parents](#other-funding).
Since [the gift from Aral’s parents](#other-funding) has been used up, we are now paying ourselves ~€2,000/mo from the funds in the organisation that have accrued from Better Blocker sales, etc. We have a few months worth of money in the organisation and we are currently thinking of ways of bringing in more money in the short term to enable us to continue to exist.
### Our sustainability (not growth) plan
We are building [small-web.org](https://small-web.org) as the first of what we hope will become many interoperable Small Web hosts. Our plan is to sustain the foundation by charging a little more for hosting than what we pay our upstream provider.
We are building [small-web.org](https://small-web.org) as the first of what we hope will become many interoperable Small Web hosts running [Basil](https://github.com/small-tech/basil). Our plan is to sustain the foundation by charging a little more for hosting than what we pay our upstream provider.
Eventually, we hope that institutions like the EU will see that our work benefits the commons and fund us from the commons. But we’re not holding our breaths for that just yet.
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