[Noisebridge-board] FW: [Fwd: And a few last questions]
rachel at xtreme.com
Wed Oct 29 00:47:21 PDT 2008
the actual document.
Rachel McConnell wrote:
> Responses as an rtf doc with our answers in blue. For the first point, =
> where we're going to provide other docs with "supporting detail", we =
> talked about printing out copies of announcement emails & so on. Should =
> we literally print them out and mail them, or hand them, to her? Or can =
> we send links to the archives, or (for the sticker) photos of it on =
> people's laptops or something? Maybe pix from HOPE with the banner?
> Mitch Altman wrote:
>> And some final questions from Carol...
>> Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 14:21:13 -0700
>> From: mitch at CornfieldElectronics.com
>> To: maltman23 at hotmail.com
>> Subject: [Fwd: And a few last questions]
>> -------- Original Message --------
>> Subject: And a few last questions
>> Date: Tue, 28 Oct 2008 10:57:23 -0700
>> From: Carol Gee <carolgee at sbcglobal.net> =
>> <mailto:carolgee at sbcglobal.net>
>> To: Mitch Altman <mitch at CornfieldElectronics.com> =
>> <mailto:mitch at CornfieldElectronics.com>
>> Hi Mitch: Here are just a few final (hopefully) questions, taken from =
>> IRS application form:
>> 1. Do we have any representative copies of newsletters, brochures, or
>> similar documents for supporting details about activities and =
>> Is the only source of communication the wiki? I looked at it and it is
>> totally transparent. The IRS usually does look at this as part of the
>> application review process, so we should be mindful of that. I guess =
>> I can
>> print out some of the wiki? Any other ideas?
>> 2. Question: Are any of your officers and directors related to each =
>> through family or business relationships? If yes explain.
>> 3. Is there a business relationship with any of Noisebridge's =
>> officers or
>> directors? If yes, describe. (for example, if one of the
>> directors/officers were your landlord, or a vendor, etc.)
>> 4. Do any of the officers or directors receive compensation from any =
>> organizations, whether tax exempt or taxable, that are related to
>> Noisebridge through common control? If yes, explain.
>> 5. NOTE: The application requires Noisebridge to certify that in
>> establishing any compensation arrangements for officers and directors (or
>> future employees, etc.) that you will adhere to the following:
>> a. The individuals or groups that approve compensation arrangements
>> will follow a conflict of interest policy (which is set forth in the =
>> b. No compensation will be paid without advance approval by the =
>> c. The approval process will be documented in writing, including the
>> date and terms of approved compensation arrangements.
>> 6. Will Noisebridge compensate anyone through non-fixed payments, =
>> such as
>> discretionary bonuses or revenue-based payments? If yes, describe all
>> non-fixed compensation arrangements, including how the amounts are
>> determined, who is eligible for such arrangements, whether you place a
>> limitation on total compensation and how you determine or will determine
>> that you pay no more than reasonable compensation for services. AND will
>> such non-fixed payments exceed $50,000 annually?
>> 7. Will Noisebridge purchase from/ or sell to/ any goods, services, or
>> assets from/to any of its officers directors or future employees or =
>> compensated independent contractors? IF yes, describe how you determine
>> that the terms are negotiated at arm's length and that no more than fair
>> market value is paid. Attach copies of any written contracts or =
>> relevant to same.
>> 8. Any loans, leases, contracts or other agreements between =
>> Noisebridge and
>> its officers, directors (future employees or independent =
>> contractors)? If
>> so, attach. This includes business dealings with entities in which an
>> officer, director (or employee or independent contractor) has even a 35%
>> interest. =
>> 9. In carrying out your exempt purposes, do you provide goods, =
>> or funds to individuals? To other organizations? If yes, describe.
>> 10. Do any of your programs limit the provision of goods, services, or
>> funds to specific individual or group of specific individuals? Such as,
>> only to your members? If yes, describe. Also describe how individuals
>> are selected for each program.
>> 11. Do any of the recipients of goods, services of funds from =
>> programs have a family or business relationship with any officer, =
>> (or in future, with employees or independent contractors?). If yes,
>> 12. Do you or will you maintain separate accounts for any contributor =
>> which the contributor has the right to advise on the use or =
>> distribution of
>> 13. Describe further how fundraising will be accomplished. Give as =
>> specifics as possible.
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