[WikiEN-l] Foundation audit

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 14:14:27 UTC 2008

On 11/02/2008, Stephen Bain <stephen.bain at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 11, 2008 9:57 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > * travel costs include scholarships of wikipedians to go to Wikimania.
> > > This is not really a cost since we got restricted donations from
> > > sponsors to precisely cover that cost
> >
> > In that case, shouldn't it be noted separately on the financial
> > reports? It's rather misleading having something that was paid for by
> > someone else grouped in with something that was paid for from general
> > foundation funds.
> Since the Foundation runs on donations, everything is paid for by
> someone else if you want to think about it like that.

Yes, but in this case it's a specific someone else.

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