List Archive: gentoo-trustees
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On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 12:52:56AM -0400 or thereabouts, John Davis wrote:
> In response to Corey - doesn't PR already fulfill the role of the
> fundraisers? Last I heard, they were the ones that contacted companies
> for funds, hardware, and other resources, contacted institutions for our
> server colos, and handled individual developer hardware requests.
> Perhaps we could add some manpower and direction (not sure if they need
> it though). Perhaps Swift and Klieber would be more qualified to
The only thing I've done is to interact with companies willing to donate
hardware/bandwidth/colo space in return for ad space or sponsorship mention
on gentoo.org. More active fund raising had been frowned upon in the past.
I'm happy to do more fundraising in the future. Before we can start this,
however, we need a few things:
* A bank account. First and foremost. Daniel -- what is the status of the
NFP paperwork? Can I get a physical copy faxed to me at 212-428-9113 so
I can use it to open a bank account for us?
* A paypal account. Need a bank account first, I believe. (you can send
money via paypal w/out a bank account. Don't think you can receive