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Brett Smith (brett) - 6 years ago 2016-08-30 16:06:51
brett@sfconservancy.org
Refresh the front page.

Remove outdated information, and update other tone of voice to better
reflect the current state of the project.
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@@ -5,29 +5,23 @@ NPO Accounting Software Project
 
[effort to create accounting software for non-profit organizations](https://sfconservancy.org/campaign/).
 

	
 
Conservancy welcomes the help of anyone who is interested in this issue to
 
design and develop this software.  If you want to get involved right now,
 
look below for [[information about how to get involved with this project|index#howtohelp]].
 

	
 

	
 
BTW, we're [[hoping to participate in GSoC 2014|GSoC2014Ideas]].  We think
 
there are enough ideas for probably only one, maybe two, students.
 

	
 

	
 
## Phase 0
 

	
 
Initially, during Phase 0 of this project,
 
Conservancy is doing the following things:
 
Conservancy has done the following:
 

	
 
- [Writing a tutorial on a Ledger-CLI setup for fiscal sponsor 501(c)3 organizations](https://gitorious.org/ledger/npo-ledger-cli/).
 
- [[Finding and evaluating existing Free Software accounting systems|ExistingProjects]].
 
- [[Writing use cases for non-profit accounting|UseCases]].
 

	
 
## Phase 1
 

	
 
Phase 0 is nearly complete, and in Phase 1, we plan to:
 
Phase 1 calls for the project to:
 

	
 
- [Create an REST API for basic double-entry accounting, currently using Ledger-CLI as a backend](http://npoacct.sfconservancy.org/accounting-api/)
 
- Add functionality to that API that already exists in the [documented Ledger-CLI setup for NPO's](https://gitorious.org/ledger/npo-ledger-cli/).
 
- Create various reports using that API, to flush out improvements that are needed.
 

	
 
Learning more about this project
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You can learn more about what we done so far on this project by:
 

	
 
- Reading this Wiki!
 
- Reading the [mailing list archives for this project](http://lists.sfconservancy.org/pipermail/npo-accounting/).
 
- Reading the [the IRC logs of the #npoacct channel](/irclogs/).
 

	
 
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Helping and Collaborating on this Project
 
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You can help us and/or collaborate with us on this project by:
 

	
 
  * Editing this Wiki!
 
  * Submit patches and merge requests to [accounting API repository](http://npoacct.sfconservancy.org/accounting-api/).
 
  * Submit patches and merge requests to [npo-accounting Ledger CLI tutorial](https://gitorious.org/ledger/npo-ledger-cli/).
 
  * Joining the discussion on [the mailing list for this project](https://lists.sfconservancy.org/mailman/listinfo/npo-accounting)
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  * [Donating money to fund this effort!](https://sfconservancy.org/campaign/)
 
  
 
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About This Wiki
 
===============
 
This wiki is powered by [[ikiwiki]], which allows for the Wiki contents to be stored in Git.
 

	
 
There is a
 
[mirror on Gitorious as well](https://gitorious.org/conservancy/npo-acct-wiki/),
 
but [due to a bug in Gitorious](https://issues.gitorious.org/issues/333),
 
this mirror isn't up to date.  We push to that repository on a regular basis,
 
though.
 
In the meantime, if you'd like write access via Git to this wiki, please just
 
[ask for it on the mailing list](https://lists.sfconservancy.org/mailman/listinfo/npo-accounting)
 
or ping joar or bkuhn on
 
[#npoaccount on irc.freenode.net](irc:irc.freenode.net/npoacct).  You should
 
however be able to edit this Wiki using the web interface, too.
 

	
 
This Wiki also has a [[SandBox]].
 
This wiki is powered by [[ikiwiki]], which allows for the Wiki contents to be stored in Git.  You can use the [[SandBox]] to experiment with ikiwiki's features and learn how to edit wiki pages.
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