.. Many dojocho's happily sink money into the dojo just to maintain it, because they love the art so much and want to spread it.
Amen to that... I'm out a fair amount after just 1½ years, but I love seeing my students on the mat working hard and having fun. It's worth every penny...
I had to crack a smile though when our newest member asked my after his first practice if the dojo was the way I earned my living... I had just told him that the fee was about 15$ a month and he could see that five people attende class that night... guess he just didn't do the math before asking