[Noisebridge-discuss] $500 donation - what would noisebridge do with it?
aestetix at gmail.com
Tue Jan 4 10:36:39 PST 2011
Velvet pillows in the tea room? ;)
On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd like to spend the money on at least several different things, for
> example $100 on the electrical materials, $200 on computer equipment,
> and $200 on something else.
> On 1/4/2011 10:23 AM, jim wrote:
> > $500.00 is significant money for which patrick may
> > want 501(c)3 tax credit, in which case he should give
> > the money to the treasurer.
> > i am sympathetic to respecting donors' wishes to
> > donate things and/or money for specific purposes. i'm
> > also sympathetic to rejecting such dedicated
> > donations if they're more hassle than valuable. but
> > i'm not aware of any way-inappropriate or high-hassle
> > factor donations so far.
> > On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 01:52 -0800, Albert Sweigart wrote:
> >> Honestly, I think rent would be the best way that money can be used
> >> even if it is not the most visible. We currently don't accept
> >> donations for specific projects because it creates an overhead for the
> >> treasurer& co. If you know of some people working on things at NB,
> >> it'd probably be easier to give them the money directly.
> >> -Al
> >> On Tue, Jan 4, 2011 at 1:44 AM, Patrick Keys<citizenkeys at gmail.com>
> >>> Long story short, I get paid next week. I had planned and budgeted a
> >>> month ago to donate $500 to Noisebridge, with the condition that the
> >>> money be spent on some sort of improvements, projects, or combination
> >>> things that we generally agree (members and non-members alike) would
> >>> improve the space (not rent).
> >>> So use this thread to discuss and reach a consensus.
> >>> Patrick
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