In order for the center to be viable, it has to be able to raise enough money to cover the operating expenses. The following sources of funding have been suggested
:Membership Dues: Each member will pay a certain monthly fee. The exact amount will depend on budget and availability of other resources. Sponsors: Africans and local businesses will be recruited to join as sponsors. Local companies may include schools, banks, and government agencies. Revenue: The center will be able to generate some revenue from its various activities. The following areas may serve as sources of revenue:
- Facility rental fee
- After-school events
- Sale of items
- Trainings and Seminars
- Advertisements in newsletters and other center publications
- Volunteers: The center will rely on volunteers to perform most of the tasks. They will be encouraged to give new ideas.