[Linux-aus] Request for Grant from Linux Australia for Ubertweak
elspeth at thorne.id.au
Wed Sep 13 18:31:02 UTC 2006
David Lloyd wrote:
>> 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
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