Merchandise Sales: The sale of any of the variety of products (tee shirts, stickers, buttons, etc.) available either at our table/display at any of our events, or available for purchase on our online store.
Business Contributions: Any monetary donations made by a business or corporation. This includes businesses who donate to crowdfunding campaigns, money made and donated by a business at an event they’ve held specifically for the benefit of AVFTI, or sponsorships.
Individual Donations: Any monetary donation made by an individual, anonymously or otherwise. This includes money donated through crowdfunding campaigns, money donated in our donation jar at events, or donations made through our website, PayPal, online store, or otherwise.
Financial Charges: Any charges incurred through the use of financial services such as Square, PayPal, Stripe, Classy, etc.
Legal: This category includes any state sales taxes we pay, any fees included with filing paperwork, or any fees associates with seeking out legal consultation and/or attorney retainers.
Postage & Delivery: Costs included with shipping our literature to those who request it, shipping purchases from our online store, or mailing supplies to volunteers and/or events in other areas.
Inventory: Costs included with the design and printing of merchandise (tee shirts, stickers, buttons, etc.).
Printing & Reproduction: Any charges included in printing or copying our literature or other materials.
Materials & Supplies: Any costs associated with various non-specific materials we may need for events, office supplies, inventory management, or any other miscellaneous, one time expenses.
Contract Services: Any charges included with agreements between AVFTI and another party. Contract services includes our internet and energy bills at our office, vendor fees associated with setting up at various events, or fees included with sponsoring various events.
Advertising & Fundraising: Any advertising we might run for an upcoming event we have, a sale we are having on our online store, or our mission as a whole. This also includes costs associated with fundraising not included in Financial Service Fees, such as fundraising incentives.
Web Hosting: Costs involved with hosting our website and adding additional plugins or software to optimize site performance and user experience.
Food & Beverage: Any costs involved with buying the occasional food for a volunteer appreciation party or treating a potential partner or associate to a business meal.
Travel: Costs associate with traveling to events as well as vehicle maintenance. This includes gas, oil changes, tune ups, parking costs, or the occasional flight or hotel room.
Rent: We rent a small, modest office in Springdale, Ohio.
Insurance: This includes insurance for our vehicle as well as insurance covering our organization as a whole.
Salary: While we currently have zero full or part time staff, this includes funds that were used to pay our contracted employees who represented us on Vans Warped Tour for two months.