Budget Information

ARIN 2015 Budget
Personnel $10,400,180
Salaries and Employee Benefits* $10,400,180
Operations $4,180,566
Communications $977,385
Software & Equipment Support and Licenses $449,940
Depreciation $2,753,241
General Office and Administration $4,701,624
Professional Fees/Outreach $815,400
General Office $743,075
Bad Debt Expense $37,667
Legal Fees $450,000
Legal Defense Fund --
Members Meetings $461,650
NANOG Webcast Support $50,000
Rent & Occupancy $485,832
Travel** $1,658,000
Internet Support $727,000
Funds committed to ICANN $236,000
Internet Research & Support $261,000
Research & Development --
NRO Expenses $230,000
Total 2015 Expenses $20,009,370
Total 2015 Revenues $18,175,841

*Employee benefits consists of comprehensive and holiday leave, health insurance, 401K plan expenses, payroll taxes, training and education, employee functions, dental, vision, 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's 2015 budget allows for up to 80 Full Time Employees (FTEs). Most of the additional hires would supplement engineering efforts to focus on customer suggested broadly beneficial improvements


ARIN will continue increasing services, customer defined high-value enhancements in ARIN Online, updating infrastructure, and improving efficiency through automation in 2015.

General Office and Administration

In 2015, 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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