[OOTB-hive] Donations / Sponsors etc
okurysheva at gmail.com
Sun Aug 17 20:22:20 BST 2014
Fully agree. When I started this discussion, I had in mind only servers,
T-shitrs, beer etc. Not money. So we can say "These T-shirts are sponsored
by Company A... Thanks to Company B for the Amazon account and for the
On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 11:14 PM, Jeff Potts <jeffpotts01 at gmail.com> wrote:
> For right now we should only accept donations of goods and services with
> no strings attached. As soon as we start taking money and opening up bank
> accounts we are entering a whole new level of complication. Aside from
> conflicts of interest there are also legal, tax, and accounting issues to
> > On Aug 17, 2014, at 6:47 AM, Ole Hejlskov <ole at phpfreak.dk> wrote:
> >> On 17 Aug 2014, at 13:05, Martin Cosgrave <martin at ocretail.com> wrote:
> >> Making money for our own organisation is a thorny issue. We would need
> to be very wary of conflicts with employers of our members. It needs to be
> considered carefully.
> > Exactly, it’s a touchy subject and it opens up some really complex
> problems. I don’t like the idea of “making” money for the order, and again,
> we could quickly become an organisation that does bug fixes for money, and
> there is all sorts of trouble related to that.
> >> In the short term it would have to be some kind of sponsorship, but it
> would need to be totally without strings.
> > +1, we want to accept them, but no strings attached.
> > /Ole
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