[Board] 501c3 response update

Arnulf Christl seven at arnulf.us
Fri Mar 19 04:30:30 PDT 2010

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Thanks for your good work and have a nice weekend!

Lets see how we can reuse the content of that document, I can imagine
using arguments to approach sponsors from public administrations.

But that is another story and another thread...

Best regards,

Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
> FYI - I packaged up the docs today, made only a few changes after
> talking with the consultant, and sent the package in the mail.  Also
> faxed the IRS rep to let him to know it was on the way.  At over 100
> pages I didn't have the heart to fax it ;-)
> We cleaned up a few things, but he was quite confident that we hit the
> nail on the head with the educational arguments, though it was a bit
> weaker (as we were aware) on the charity side.  Either way, he felt it
> was a very strong response, especially due to the thoroughness of the
> work, and was optimistic about our prospects.
> The final doc is in SVN now too:
> http://svn.osgeo.org/osgeo/board/irs_docs
> I'm planning tomorrow to recover ;-)
> Best wishes,
> Tyler
> p.s. Next up... the form 990 federal tax filing.  Anyone recommend a
> chartered accountant familiar with nonprofits?  I've exhausted my leads
> up here north of the border.
> Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo) wrote:
>> Christopher Schmidt wrote:
>>> This document is clearly a very solid piece of work. I appreciate your 
>>> diligence in putting it together, and I have no further comments on it
>>> at this time based on a quick skim; I've printed out a copy for some light
>>> nighttime reading, and will let you know if there are any further comments
>>> I have, but it looks good so far.
>> Thanks for the note Chris and thanks to you and the others who helped in
>> 501c3-doc-sprint earlier :)
>> Tyler
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