[SpaceProgram] Revising costs

Alex Cureton-Griffiths alexcg at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 08:11:36 CET 2012

I've been having some thoughts on the costs of the project. i made a
copy of the spreadsheet here with some changes.

Changes include:
* Switching GM to be more stationary, less traveling position. (since
one way to keep costs down is just have one director travel. Note:
I've just done that bit as a thought exercise, and am not pushing for
* Reducing consulting costs (e.g. 500 USD every month for graphic
design seems excessive to me)
* Removing events (since we have option of doing them online)

Also, I reference the staff costs spreadsheet. I made that myself and
it rejigs cost for GM/community manager. That sheet's at:

As a result of the changes I've pushed allocation for projects to just
over 35k per project (from 30k originally)

Stuff I'm not sure about:
* IT costs
* Rent - if GM doesn't travel, rent would depend where they live. I
have no idea about US rentals (where I would envision GM being based
due to hackerspace density in the US)
* Other consulting costs

Also, who put the costs spreadsheet together originally? Then I'll
know who I can direct questions to

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