Erik Johansson erjohan at gmail.com
Fri Mar 31 13:39:47 BST 2006

On 3/30/06, Ben Gimpert <ben at somethingmodern.com> wrote:
> Oh and I would not give a single pence if I have to go to meetings,
> voting boards, pow-wows, peace rallies, etc.  All I want is the ability
> to accurately monitor -- *without* a mandate to control -- how my money
> is being spent.

Just give money and don't go then, being able to monitor/audit is one
of the hardest and costly thing to do. You want to audit two things:

1. economic
2. activities

An economic audit is (relativly) easy to do if we are talking about
controlling where the donations goes. Auditing the activity is alot

Now I've audited non-profit associations (Student unions, and a local
LUG), and Foundations (Schoolarships).  The non-profits I've worked
for are alot more engaging than the foundations, so I do hope we are
talking about somekind of organization where I can actually voice my


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