A finance meeting was held on IRC today with four members of the
Board, and Daniel Mayer.
for the budget details.
An open general meeting will be held in #meeting.wikimedia on February
15. All are welcome to attend this to discuss the topics listed at
Below is a summary of today's meeting. The full details of this will
be posted at http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Meetings/February_7%2C_2005
as soon as Anthere and Jimbo approve them.
*A budget for $130000 was approved
*A fundraising drive to raise $75000 will take place for 3 weeks
starting 18 February
*Jimmy is discussing hiring options with Brion Vibber
*The Google hosting proposal is being discussed this week
*GuruNet will donate €30,000 towards the Wikimania conference
The following budget was approved for this quarter:
Servers/Hardware (base) $35,000.00
Extra hardware/dev projects $20,000.00
Grant hardware $40,000.00
Grant special projects $0.00
Domain names $500.00
Office expenses $2,500.00
Developer pay $8,000.00
Hardware assistant $1,500.00
Needed in fund drive $75,000.00