[Noisebridge-discuss] donating to NB on causes.com

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Tue Nov 8 11:38:43 PST 2011

Lilia, how does this money get sent to Noisebridge? Is it a big lump
sum, small payments into the bank account with names attached, or

(Don't bother answering if you've already discussed this with Kelly
the treasurer, I'm just asking because I know she'd want to know)


On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 12:07 AM, lilia <liliakai at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://www.causes.com/noisebridge
> That link should be added to the wiki page on ways to donate by
> someone with the ability to edit locked wiki pages.
>> WTF? We already have paypal, what good is this?!!!!1
> By my calculations, for donations that are under ~$12, processing fees
> taken by Causes (actually, by its non-profit partner, Network For
> Good) will be slightly less than pay pal fees, even assuming we are
> getting the non-profit rate from paypal... Network for Good takes
> 4.75%, vs PayPal's 2.2% + $0.30 per transaction. Feel free to check my
> maths: http://www.mathsisfun.com/data/function-grapher.php?func1=.3+0.022*x&func2=0.0475*x&xmin=-20&xmax=20&ymin=-12.8333333333333&ymax=13.8333333333333
> Also if you go to the url above, log in via facebook, and Join the
> cause, you should eventually be prompted to "Give a Minute" (watch a
> promotional video or fill out a survey or similar activity) which will
> result in a $0.10 donation to Noisebridge. W00T, free munniez, every
> little bit counts!
> Enjoy.
> ~lilia
> PS, In the interest of full disclosure, I should probably mention that
> I am a Causes employee.
> PPS, In the interest of fuller disclosure, I post this purely out of
> love for NB, and I'm sorry if it seems at all like a shameless plug.

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