[hackerspaces] pay-what-you-can

Christopher Pilkington cjp at 0x1.net
Tue May 17 22:05:05 CEST 2011

On Tue, May 17, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Jeff Cotten <omegix at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Budgeting is difficult.  We ask that members choose an amount they're
> comfortable donating, and then pledge to make that donation every month.
> Members are allowed to change their pledged donation amount, but they have
> to make make a formal notification to the treasurer.

I do like this concept. However, since we are a new space in a smaller
city, we have trouble getting enough members to pay the rent (we are
now looking for cheaper space).

> Because budgeting is so critical, if members do not make their pledged
> amounts over three months we consider them inactive and they have to
> re-apply for membership.

We would not want to do this, we'd lose the few we already have.


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