Re: Tracking volunteer time

On Wed, 2009-06-17 at 11:00 +0200, Dave Neary wrote:
> Hi all,
> Wondering if this is the kind of thing that GNOME could do to (a) keep
> on the right side of 501(c)3 requirements, (b) more accurately reflect
> the time and effort we put into the foundation, and (c) help with
> fundraising:
> The idea is to demonstrate value through volunteer time, as a
> justification for fundraising. If you need $30,000 to provide $80,000 of
> worth, then it's an easier sell to potential benefactors.
> To quote the article: "by portraying their group as a $185,000
> nonprofit, the hotline leaders showed the scope of what the organization
> contributes to the community and the tremendous support it gets. In this
> context, needing only $45,000 to deliver this many hours of lifesaving
> support is a real bargain."
> Just an idea - wondering if others think this would be useful, or just
> too much hassle.

If it were integrated into the hamster applet, I don't think it would be
too much of a hassle, the benefit to GNOME foundation makes it at least
interesting enough to try IMO.


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