[hackerspaces] Finding Donors

Will Bradley will at heatsynclabs.org
Thu Nov 24 01:16:48 CET 2011

Our curriculum is "today you're gonna learn how to solder stuff" ;)
On Nov 23, 2011 4:26 PM, "Ron Bean" <makerspace at rbean.users.panix.com>

> >You need to spend a
> >certain percentage of your income on "programs" to stay cool with the IRS,
> >but I'm pretty sure purchase of a lathe would count whereas toilet paper
> >might not. When the space itself is educational, even your rent may count.
> For the foreseeable future, 100% of our income will go toward the rent.
> Members pay for everything else.
> >Also consider that
> >any large donors could essentially pay for an instructor or classes
> >coordinator.
> It's not just the money-- we'd also have to cook up a curriculum, which
> we're not equipped to do right now. If we could borrow the curriculum
> from somewhere else, that would help a lot.
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