[drupal-devel] Re: Drupal foundation

Steven Wittens steven at acko.net
Wed Mar 2 18:39:30 UTC 2005

> Perhaps the thing to do is create a central, top-level entity that can 
> do those 3 things above (legal standing, receive money, pay money) first.
> Then it might actually be much easier to create national 
> tax-deductible foundations which are member organizations of that top 
> level entity.  The national organizations can pass donations up to the 
> global entity as legitimate charitable organization expenses.  At 
> least, such a scheme would work in the U.S.

I very much agree: national organisations are hard to do, especially in 
Europe where there is a lot of fragmentation. If we leave out tax 
deduction first, we'll have much less to worry about.

Steven Wittens

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