Do you like this initiative, and want to see it continue for longer, on a more stable footing, and at a bigger scale? Do you want to cheaply buy time spent working full time on education and research relating to EA, whilst simultaneously facilitating a thriving EA community hub? Then we would like to ask for your support.
With current funding our runway extends to ~December 2020. We are seeking funds to extend our runway into 2021. Our costs are ~£5-6k/month. Note that all funds raised so far have been put towards costs from 14th May 2019 onward. Founder Greg Colbourn covered the first year (ending 13th May 2019).
To donate, please or use our PayPal MoneyPool (0% fees, ~2% currency conversion losses) or GoFundMe (2.9% fees). If you’d like to give regular support, we also have a Patreon (10%+ fees/losses for non-USD donors!). Contact us to donate directly via bank transfer and save in fees/currency conversion (Revolut and Transferwise are good options with 0-1% losses in fees and currency exchange). Or, you can..
As a registered charity in England and Wales (no. 1189768), donations to us are tax deductible as of June 3rd 2020.
More detail on the EA Forum:
EA Hotel Fundraiser 1: The story
EA Hotel Fundraiser 2: Current guests and their projects
EA Hotel Fundraiser 3: Estimating the relative Expected Value of the EA Hotel (Part 1)
EA Hotel Fundraiser 4: Concrete outputs after 10 months
EA Hotel Fundraiser 5: Out of runway!
EA Hotel Fundraiser 6: Concrete outputs after 17 months
EA Hotel Fundraiser 7: Pitch focusing on case studies with counterfactuals
EA Hotel Fundraiser 8: Life at the EA Hotel, and Testimonials
Written by others:
The Case for the EA Hotel (winner of 3rd place EA Forum Prize for Mar 2019)
My Q1 2019 EA Hotel donation
TAISU 2019 Field Report