[HOT] HOT assets beneficiary - part of becoming a 501(c)(3)

Mike Dupont jamesmikedupont at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 26 17:42:57 GMT 2011


On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 8:57 AM, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
> :)
>
> I think the other question is what do we wish to see in a beneficiary
> meaning what is the goal.
>
> The issue with our Articles of Incorporation is we list the
> OpenStreetMap Foundation as a beneficiary, but since they aren't a
> 501c3 that doesn't work.  The thought originally of listing them was
> that they would continue the goal of helping spread OpenStreetMap.
> But, is that the goal?
>
> Is the importance open-data?  Using open-data for humanitarian
> response? Open-source software? Open-source software for humanitarian
> response?
>
> I'm inclined towards open-data rather than open-source software.  In
> which case I'm not sure what the correct organization would be.
>
creative commons,
wikimedia

or some university. flossk's beneficiary is the university of prishtina.
mike
> -Kate
>
> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 2:48 PM, David Schmitt <david at black.co.at> wrote:
>> On 2011-11-25 05:38, Kate Chapman wrote:
>>>
>>> If Sahana's application is pending then we can't list them as a
>>> beneficiary.  They need to be a 501(c)3.  I will email and see what
>>> their status is.
>>
>> The question then becomes: Who is *their* beneficiary?
>>
>> Seasons greetings, David
>>
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