also sprach Luca Filipozzi <email@example.com> [2015-04-03 04:52 +0200]: > Consequently, I am in favour of a recognition mechanism that > values both cash donations and service donations against the same > scale, yielding a platinum/gold/silver/bronze type ranking that is > reassessed annually. Something like: > https://www.freebsdfoundation.org/donate/sponsors.shtml Note that this pages splits financial and hardware donations, which I understand that you don't want, right? As I said in a previous post, evaluating in-kind donations against a financial scale is possible, albeit not always easy, and the evaluation depends on many factors, including our need and a suitable "market price" to use. > With regards to fundraising, I'm in favour of using a service such as > crowdrise.com -- and only one such service -- even if that means paying 3-5% > (plus credit card fees, if applicable). By leveraging such a platform, we can > brand our donations portal, avoid managing multiple payment processor accounts, > conduct campaigns (no, not spam ... more like "earmark your donation for X or > Y"), etc. Yes, having a micro-payment service available for payments too would be beneficial. .oO( snowdrift.coop ) .oO( BitCoin ) -- .''`. martin f. krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> @martinkrafft : :' : proud Debian developer `. `'` http://people.debian.org/~madduck `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems it has been said that there are only two businesses that refer to customers as users: illegal drug trade and the computer industry.
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