On Thu, Feb 9, 2012 at 3:01 PM, Emmanuel Engelhart
On 02/09/2012 09:11 AM, Ting Chen wrote:
* The board is sharpening the criteria for payment processing. Payment
processing is not a natural path to growth for a
chapter; and payment
processing will likely be an exception -- most chapters will not do so.
Without any financial autonomy (that means the ability to raise and invest
funds), a chapter can only beg for money. I do not share your vision of the
chapter's future - neither for the "old" nor for the "young"
Payment processing is piggybacking on the annual WMF fundraiser; nothing
prevents any chapter from raising funds on its own.