Budget Information

ARIN 2012 Budget
Personnel $7,612,973
Salaries and Employee Benefits* $7,612,973
Operations $3,823,343
Communications $919,980
Software & Equipment Support and Licenses $756,209
Depreciation $2,147,155
General Office and Administration $4,975,531
Professional Fees/Outreach $1,016,840
Contingency $110,000
General Office $704,548
Bad Debt Expense $106,000
Legal Fees $500,000
Legal Defense Fund --
Members Meetings $535,937
NANOG Webcast Support $50,000
Rent & Occupancy $430,056
Travel** $1,522,150
Internet Support $507,106
Funds committed to ICANN $179,106
Internet Research & Support $143,000
Research & Development $100,000
NRO Expenses $85,000
Total 2012 Expenses $16,918,953
Total 2012 Revenues $15,707,249

*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 2012.


ARIN will continue increasing services, updating infrastructure, and improving efficiency through automation in 2012. ARIN will continue to outsource Engineering efforts related to software development for ARIN's web portal project.

General Office and Administration

In 2012 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, IGF, CTU,  the RFC editor,  and other Internet support and research efforts.

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