RE: Can a non-technical, non commercial project be supported on Steem? The Steem ecoVillage Community
I downvoted for your excessive use of voting bots rather than anything against your initiative
The voting market is very harmful to our ecosystem on Steem. You can't have a place where buyers get paid to promote while sellers make almost as much as 100% self voting and expect that there isn't some form of cost involved. And the cost is over time, every stakeholder has chosen to either sell votes/self vote/circle jerk which completely outcompeted curation in terms of returns and lead to the utter failure of our platform to function as a content discovery and rewards system based on honest curation.
After the economic initiatives were implemented in the last update, fighting against this type of abuse is no longer futile or prohibitively expensive, and some of us have chosen to do just that.
With regards to your initiative it may be a very worthwhile one and certainly worthy of attention and financial support. But I'm afraid for the reasons above I'm against it being subsidized through the use of vote buying directly.