[Foundation-l] Good news! Fundraiser officially passes 6m mark!

Robert Rohde rarohde at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 22:19:34 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 1, 2009 at 4:01 PM, Jon Harald Søby <jhsoby at gmail.com> wrote:
> I thought it was supposed to end Jan 15th, to coincide with Wikipedia Day.
> Or is my memory wrong?
> A thank you banner will be nice (I've already seen it, so I know ;-) ), and
> be a nice touch. (Also, is this the first time the fundraiser has reached
> its goal? AFAIR <http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/AFAIR>, it didn't last year
> (or the year before that?), so this is an improvement.)

We did meet a 2005 goal.  But frankly, the declared "goals" during
fundraisers have been historically inflated in silly ways.  For
example, using total income targets for an entire fiscal year rather
than drive specific community donor targets.

-Robert Rohde

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