From LinuxBSDos.com.The Software Freedom Conservancy has launched a fundraising or crowdfunding campaign for a FOSS accounting software for non-profit organizations (NPOs).
The need for such an accounting software “usable by non-technical bookkeepers, accountants, and non-profit managers” arose because NPOs are spending significant amounts of money for licensing proprietary accounting
Today the GNOME Foundation announces a fundraising campaign to kick off 2012 as the Year of Accessibility for GNOME. GNOME has held accessibility amongst its core values from the project’s inception. Because of this commitment, along with the efforts of many dedicated developers, GNOME 2 became an award winning accessible free desktop environment. “For me, [...]
The power of online fundraising is back in action: Barack Obama beat his fundraising losing streak by raising $114 million in August, narrowly inching head of Romney by just $3 million. Leveraging the power of unlimited campaign donations that was granted by the Supreme Court in Citizens United, Republicans have enjoyed a huge financial advantage with deep-pocketed SuperPACs and billionaires.
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There’s no shortage of blog posts, message threads, and Coupa- & Creamery-inspired banter around the topic of fundraising for early-stage startups.
A non-profit group that aims to increase the participation of women in free and open source software and culture projects has launched a fund-raising campaign to support program development and project planning.
If you've been following my column for the last year or two, you already know that "Lunatics" is the free-culture animated science-fiction series that we are creating with free-software applications like Blender, Synfig, Audacity, Inkscape, Gimp, and Krita. We are finally crowd-funding for our pilot episode "No Children in Space" on Kickstarter.