Donations to CLIR are tax deductible (according to various websites
that specialize in this type of thing) so it would be great if they
can make donations to this cause tax-deductible. I'm not a tax lawyer
so I have no idea how that would work, but it would be great if it
On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 4:22 PM, Tom Johnson
<[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Thanks Cary,
> The Portland host committee is using DLF as fiscal agent, and any money
> collected through this campaign will be routed through them, at some
> point. I'd be happy to touch base with CLIR/DLF about the tax status of
> As to the question of whether Code4Lib should be permanently affiliated
> with any existing organization, or create its own... I'll leave that for
> others to sort out.
> - Tom
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Cary Gordon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> I think that this is by and large a good idea, but if we want to expand
>> it, we really should find a 501c3 to act as fiscal agent so that donations
>> can be tax deductible. I don't think that we are ready to start our own,
>> but feel free to prove me wrong.
>> > On Nov 17, 2014, at 12:13 PM, Francis Kayiwa <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> > Hello,
>> > This has been discussed in the past and I recall Eric Morgan, Mike
>> Giarlo and Eric Hellman pull this off in 2011. So we are aiming to do this
>> again this year. What's "that?" you ask? Good question! ;-)
>> > Our goal is to raise enough money to add at least one more scholarship
>> recipient to the Diversity pool. What does this mean for you dear reader?
>> It is our hope that not much. It is our hope that you can donate to make
>> this happen.
>> > http://igg.me/p/code4lib-angel-fund/x/9163101
>> > Thanks for spreading this word or otherwise boosting this signal.
>> > Cheers,
>> > ./fxk and Tom Johnson
>> > --
>> > You'll never see all the places, or read all the books, but fortunately,
>> > they're not all recommended.