In the interest of transparency, the Wildfire Games team would like to report on the finances of the project as of 2017-03-31.
Until 2016-12, 0 A.D. had funds in three places:
- Funds earmarked for the project and held in trust by US-based non-profit organization Software in the Public Interest, Inc. (hereafter “SPI”);
- A PayPal account under the name of former project leader, Jason Bishop (Wijitmaker). This account was a legacy of the time before we became affiliated with SPI;
- An account on Flattr, a Sweden-based microdonation provider.
SPI Earmark for 0 A.D.
As of 2017-01-01, the 0 A.D. earmark is USD 29,528.35 (Source: SPI Treasurer’s Report).
In our “legacy” PayPal account, we had USD 366.30 on 2016-11-30. This sum was consolidated with the SPI earmark in 2016-12 and is probably reflected in the account balance mentioned above. (Edit 2018-09-08: The sum was probably transferred in 2017-01.) We will not be using this account anymore and we have duly removed the references to it from the donation page.
On Flattr, we have EUR 842.14 available, which are approximately USD 900. We have removed the references to Flattr account from the donation page and we intend to consolidate these funds with the SPI earmark in the near future.
In total, we have approximately 30,428.35 USD.
The 0 A.D. project finances are managed by the Treasury Committee: Erik (“feneur”), Adarash (“MishFTW”) and Aviv (“Jeru”). We welcome your comments and suggestions on the forums.