Budget Information

ARIN 2011 Budget
Personnel $7,626,048
Salaries and Employee Benefits* $7,626,048
Operations $3,647,587
Communications $904,511
Software & Equipment Support and Licenses $581,009
Depreciation $2,162,067
General Office and Administration $4,657,079
Professional Fees/Outreach $1,219,125
Contingency $100,000
General Office $570,406
Bad Debt Expense $180,767
Legal Fees $500,000
Members Meetings $420,499
Merit/NANOG Meeting Support $16,670
NEWNOG Support $33,330
Rent & Occupancy $382,237
Travel** $1,234,044
Internet Support $481,446
Funds committed to ICANN $203,446
Internet Support $93,000
Research & Development $100,000
NRO Expenses $85,000
Total 2011 Expenses $16,412,160
Total 2011 Revenues $14,678,418

*Employee benefits consists of comprehensive and holiday leave, health insurance, 401K plan expenses, payroll taxes, training and education, employee functions, dental, vision, and life insurance, and hiring costs.

**Travel is performed by ARIN Board of Trustees, ARIN Advisory Council, ARIN ASO/AC, and ARIN staff.

Budget Explanation


ARIN has 54 Full Time Employees, FTEs, budgeted for 2011.


ARIN will continue increasing services, updating infrastructure, and improving efficiency through automation in 2011. ARIN will continue to outsource Engineering efforts related to software development for ARIN's web portal project.

General Office and Administration

In 2011 ARIN will fund travel and related expenses include funding for continued outreach efforts focused on promoting participation in ARIN's processes and community IPv6 adoption.

Internet Support

Consistent with ARIN's mission to facilitate advancement of the Internet and educational outreach, ARIN funds NRO activities, ICANN,  the RFC editor  and other Internet support and research efforts.

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