I suspect we might be pushing it to get to$ 1,500. I'd suggest that
you might want to put some sort of earlier deadline on it if you can
to make the money transfer work smoother. The Indiana folks might be
able to pipe in with a reasonable deadline as far as time goes.
On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:33 AM, Kevin S. Clarke <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Oh, and we've had three more people contribute since my emails, so
> I'll take that as a vote to push it up to $1500 (which I won't get to
> until later today). As with anything in Code4Lib, it's an optional
> involvement... no obligation to participate. Different people may
> also participate for their own reasons...
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Jonathan Rochkind <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I'm honestly not sure why we are fund-driving this from individuals, when
>> the conference is, according to it's organizers, already sufficiently
>> funded. So, no, I see no reason to up the goal.
>> On 1/13/2011 10:25 AM, Kevin S. Clarke wrote:
>>> Great job Code4Lib!
>>> You've collectively contributed $960 towards the sponsorship of our
>>> 2011 conference! The goal was arbitrarily set at $1000, so we're only
>>> $40 short of that...<salesmans_voice>Anyway want to pitch in those
>>> final dollars? 5, 10, 20?</salesmans_voice>
>>> Also, curious as to whether folks think we should up the goal or stay
>>> with $1000. I'm thinking we could take the answer from whether anyone
>>> pitches in after we've reached the $1000 point. If someone
>>> contributes something over $1000, we can take that as a vote to bump
>>> up the goal a bit ($500). Otherwise, given a little time for people
>>> to think about it, I'll just go ahead and send these funds into
>>> Indiana as "The Code4Lib Community" sponsorship.
>>> On a personal note, I think this level of participation is really
>>> cool. Thanks to Dan for the idea to have a community sponsorship!
>>> It's been fun to pitch in and see others do the same...