Proposal by James Carlson, October, 2004

Income Assumptions:

  • 100 people attend seminar at $20/person = $2000 total
  • 50 people attend all four classes at $1000/person = $50,000 total

Total Assumed Income: $52,000

Bucketworks space rental costs:

  • For seminar, 2 hours at ‘class rate’ $20/hr = $40
  • For classes:
    • 5 days per week, 1 hour per class, 2 classes per day
    • Four programs with four weeks each
    • 16 weeks total
  • 10 hours at ‘class rate’ $20/hr = $200 per week for 16 weeks = $3200
  • For town hall Wiki Community meetings:
    • 2 hours once per month for 4 months = 8 hours at ‘class rate’ $20/hr = $160

Total space rental costs: $3400
Balance of assumed income: $48,600

Emergency Digital membership program costs:

  • Registration of 50 class participants (EmergencyDigital membership) at $25 per person = $1250
  • Setup of personal wiki sites for 50 people at $50 per site = $2500
  • 6 months of hosting for 50 sites at $X (there is a place that does this for nonprofits for free; I need to do research)
  • Facilitator compensation:
    • 10 hours per week for 16 weeks (160 hours)
    • James Carlson is paid $50/hr for 160 hours = $8000

Total Emergency Digital membership program costs: $11,750
Balance of assumed income: $36,850

Marketing and Communications:

  • Megan Wines Godsil:
    • prepares and delivers 100 invitations at $20 per invitation (including costs of production): $2000
    • issues invitation to attend class to 100 potential class participants at $5 per participant: $500
    • maintains weekly contact with 50 class participants at $5 per participant for 16 weeks = $4000
    • issues graduation recognition to 50 class participants at $20 per participant (including costs of production): $1000
  • Total for Megan Wines Godsil: $6500
  • Godsil:
    • encourages attendance of 100 participants to seminar at $20 per person: $2000
    • encourages attendance of 50 participants to monthly Wiki Commnunity town-hall style meetings at Bucketworks at $20 per person for 3 months: $3000
  • Total for Godsil: $5000

Total for Marketing and Communications: $11,500
Balance of assumed income: $25,530

Final balance of assumed income: $25,530
Total cost of production: $26,650

Last edited by TeganDowling. Based on work by JamesCarlson.  Page last modified on January 20, 2006

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