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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 8 years ago 2014-02-14 14:33:18
bkuhn@ebb.org
Reword first item, more notes for potential students.
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@@ -7,25 +7,28 @@ currently called "The NPO Accounting Project", for lack of a better name.
 
The project is coordinated by
 
[Software Freedom Conservancy, Inc.](https://sfconservancy.org/) which is a
 
501(c)(3) charitable not-for-profit organization in the USA.  We run all our
 
operations solely and completely on Free Software.
 

	
 
One area that we've had great difficulty is regarding non-profit accounting
 
software.  We've launch this project to improve the state of accounting
 
Open Source and Free Software for non-profits.  Since we're a young project,
 
there are only the three potential projects below for a GSoC 2014 student.
 
Assuming Google picks us for GSoC 2014, we'll be selecting just one student,
 
but we've provided three project choices as we need all of these items done
 
anyway, and we want to find the best possible student/project match. 
 
software.  We've launch this project to improve the state of accounting Open
 
Source and Free Software for non-profits.  Since this NPO Accounting project
 
is just getting started, there are only the three potential projects below
 
for a GSoC 2014 student.  Assuming Google picks us for GSoC 2014, we'll be
 
selecting just one student, but we've provided three project choices.  We
 
need all of these items below done anyway, and we want to find the best
 
possible student/project match.  Please pick the project that fits your
 
skills and background best when submitting your application.
 

	
 
## Possible GSoC 2014 Projects
 

	
 
1. Add all necessary the tag types found
 
   [the tutorial on the Ledger-CLI setup for fiscal sponsor 501(c)3 organizations](https://gitorious.org/ledger/npo-ledger-cli/)
 
   into the
 
   [REST API for basic double-entry accounting](http://npoacct.sfconservancy.org/accounting-api/).
 
   [REST API for basic double-entry accounting](http://npoacct.sfconservancy.org/accounting-api/),
 
   and then write some reports using that new API.
 
 
 
   This will require the student to get familiar (or already be familiar)
 
   with how Ledger-CLI works, how REST APIs work, and learn some basics of
 
   double entry accounting.
 

	
 
    A successful student should be able to complete that work about
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