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Our goal is permanence.
Permanence means no subscriptions; a one-time payment for dedicated storage that preserves your most precious memories and an institution that will be there to protect the digital legacy of all people for all time.
How is that possible?
We are leveraging the same funding models used by museums, libraries and universities for centuries. As a public charity, we can pool all our one-time storage fees into an endowment. We use income generated from this tax-exempt investment fund to pay our ongoing operations and storage costs, in perpetuity.
We need a critical mass.
Our endowment will reach a critical mass when we have enough users, with enough endowed storage, to cover the cost of our operations. Each new user is a founding supporter that brings us one step closer to our goal.
So how does Permanent work now?
Today, our daily operations are supported by our founder and board chair, Mr. Dean Drako. As we grow our endowment through donations and storage contributions, the returns on that investment will gradually replace his contributions until we are fully independent.
It's a win-win for our digital future.
No matter how you found us, we welcome all people to join our movement to democratize permanence and preserve the digital legacy of all people. Choosing Permanent.org isn’t only good for you, it’s a vote for better consumer technology options. Every storage fee donation is also a gift to the nonprofit organizations we through in our byte for byte program.
ADD your support to our mission today and make the vision of permanence a reality.
FUNDRAISING Campaign Goals
You've got to crawl before you can walk, walk before you can run, and run before you can fly. We're taking a phased approach to building our endowment.