[OSGeo-Discuss] Proposal: Microdonations for OSGeo

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Fri Mar 13 07:47:59 PDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 3:25 PM, Tyler Mitchell (OSGeo)
<tmitchell at osgeo.org> wrote:
> On 12-Mar-09, at 11:27 PM, Markus Neteler wrote:
>> I would like to bring up the idea of accepting microdonations
>> as general donations to OSGeo:
>> http://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/Microdonations
>> Given the success of OSM, Wikipedia and others in that area of
>> fund-rising I don't see a reason why OSGeo does not accept
>> small donations from community members and likeminded people
>> to keep OSGeo running.
> I was looking more at this idea this week and I just realised that we do
> already accept these donations. We do have the PayPal donation button on the
> website front page (top right corner).  Was there more you think we need to
> be doing?  Anyone can donate through that already, are you suggesting a
> change to that?

Ok, fine - do you have any insights in how well that works?


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