[Linux-aus] Request for Grant from Linux Australia for Ubertweak

Elspeth Thorne elspeth at thorne.id.au
Wed Sep 13 18:31:02 UTC 2006

David Lloyd wrote:

> Elspeth,
>> We've been considering putting together a 'How To Run A Computer 
>> Camp' kit for some time now, as we have had intermittent interest 
>> from other states (Tasmania and New South Wales at one stage, I 
>> believe). We're also considering branching out into doing a primary 
>> school camp (probably year 5-7) in the future.
>> I personally would like to see such a kit happen - I believe it could 
>> be a very valuable tool. We are slowly working towards such a thing 
>> for our own internal use, and some of our innovations are apparently 
>> now widespread within Scripture Union. There is much more to running 
>> a camp like this than simply the technical material, although that 
>> does take up the bulk of the time before camp, and of course, 
>> adequate technical expertise does help.
>> If LA would be willing to assist us in preparing such a kit, I feel 
>> that it would be welcome in the camp community - although of course I 
>> would have to discuss it with the leaders before going ahead with 
>> such a project.
> Would donating DIRECTLY to your upper sponsor give tax benefits, i.e. 
> are they a charity as well as a not for profit organisation?
Yes, SU Queensland is a charity, and donations are tax deductible. At 
least for individuals - I'm not sure how it works for organisations such 
as LA.



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