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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 12 years ago 2010-10-04 00:35:08
bkuhn@ebb.org
Added Fundraising assistance, and "fiscal sponsorship" mention
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  the <a href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html">GPL</a>
 
  and <a href="http://www.gnu.org/licenses/lgpl.html">LGPL</a>) are all
 
  too common.  At request of the project's leaders, Conservancy can carry
 
  out license enforcement activity on behalf of the project's copyright
 
  holders.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Fundraising Assistance</h2>
 

	
 
<p>Conservancy provides various tools and advice to member projects on
 
  methods of raising funds for their projects' earmarked accounts.</p>
 

	
 
<h2>Leadership Mentoring, Advice and Guidance</h2>
 

	
 
<p>Many of Conservancy's <a href="/about/directors">directors</a> are
 
  experienced FLOSS project leaders.  They offer themselves as a resource
 
  to member project leaders who need assistance or face challenges in
 
  their work leading their projects.</p>
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  company or a department in a large agency.)  As such, project leaders
 
  benefit from some amount of protection from personal liability for their
 
  work on the project.</p>
 

	
 
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<p>Those familiar with non-profit terminology will recognize most of these
 
  services
 
  as <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiscal_sponsorship">fiscal
 
  sponsorship services</a>.  This term is not particularly well
 
  known in the FLOSS community, and many are confused by that term.
 
  However, if you are familiar with what a fiscal sponsor typically does
 
  in the non-profit sector, the term does fit many of services that
 
  Conservancy offers its member projects.</p>
 

	
 
<p>Project
 
leaders that believe their project might benefit from these services can
 
<a href="/members/apply/">apply to become a member project</a>.</p>
 
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