[Osmf-talk] Budget for 2016

Kate Chapman kate at maploser.com
Mon May 2 15:35:28 UTC 2016


Hi Mark,

Personally I don't actually think that people are more interested in
donating for hardware. Since we have only done fundraising for hardware
however I was curious to get additional opinions.

Thanks,

-Kate

On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 5:14 PM, Mark Obrembalski <mark at obrembalski.de>
wrote:

> Am 01.05.2016 um 21:43 schrieb Kate Chapman:
>
> Would individuals be interested in contributing to a yearly fundraising
>> campaign if it was not just for hardware?
>>
>
> Oh, and for a more general remark: Why do you expect that individuals (or
> corporations) are especially keen to donate if their contributions go into
> hardware? Sure the particular purpose of a contribution can be crucial for
> getting donations, as a member of an environmental organisation I know it
> is easier to find donors for the protection of a particularily cute animal
> species than for an ugly one or some more abstract cause (which very well
> might help the cute species, too). But I don't think that hardware can stir
> the emotions of most people in a way a young seal or a beautiful butterfly
> can.
>
> Mark
>
> --
> falls es militärisch dringend erforderlich ist, dürfen NATO Soldaten
> auch mit dem Fahrrad in der Fußgängerzone fahren...
> [Martin Koppenhöfer legt in der OSM-Mailingliste de-talk die StVO aus]
>
>
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