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- What is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose? A: educational and scientific purpose, as a public charity. - We'd like some kind of ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings. A: School Factory has been doing monthly group comference calls on the 3rd Wed of the month and "private" calls with the individual groups as requested. - Next step is?: Become an incorporated non-profit in the sate of NM, then finish fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum for regular communications meetings (in an appendix) - Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use): A: Space Fed. usually provides training to the whole group after the paperwork is completed.

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- What is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose? A: educational and scientific purpose, as a public charity.
- We'd like some kind of ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings. A: School Factory has been doing monthly group comference calls on the 3rd Wed of the month and "private" calls with the individual groups as requested.
- Next step is?: Become an incorporated non-profit in the sate of NM, then finish fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum for regular communications meetings (in an appendix)
- Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use): A: Space Fed. usually provides training to the whole group after the paperwork is completed.

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James Carlson(?)

Other Meeting Notes (2011-09-04): - Q: Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed - Q: Is there a repository for workshops, event plans, - Q: Are you/we subject to the a open meetings act? A: No. only when someone is giving you a gift...

- Idea: apply for a $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar - Idea: mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested) for legal documents and evidentiary trail. desire to use certified read receipt for postal correspondence

- Suggestion: When writing grants, it helps to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant - Suggestion: try to partner with other organizations in terms of management and operations of the space. - Suggestion: Use the online tracking form set up to track donations of money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory

- Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potential partnership opportunity. - Action: finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures) - Action: familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality - Action: Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real" With a suggestion: Make sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording, which is provided.

- Space Fed. next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)

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James Carlson(?)

Other Meeting Notes (2011-09-04):
- Q: Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed
- Q: Is there a repository for workshops, event plans,
- Q: Are you/we subject to the a open meetings act? A: No. only when someone is giving you a gift...

- Idea: apply for a $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar
- Idea: mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested) for legal documents and evidentiary trail. desire to use certified read receipt for postal correspondence

- Suggestion: When writing grants, it helps to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant
- Suggestion: try to partner with other organizations in terms of management and operations of the space.
- Suggestion: Use the online tracking form set up to track donations of money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory

- Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potential partnership opportunity.
- Action: finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures)
- Action: familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality
- Action: Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real" With a suggestion: Make sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording, which is provided.

- Space Fed. next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)\\

September 18, 2011, at 07:23 PM by greg -
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 - What is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose?  A: educational and scientific purpose, as a public charity.
 - We'd like some kind of ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings.  A: School Factory has been doing monthly group comference calls on the 3rd Wed of the month and "private" calls with the individual groups as requested.
 - Next step is?:  Become an incorporated non-profit in the sate of NM, then finish fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum for regular communications meetings (in an appendix)
 - Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use): A: Space Fed. usually provides training to the whole group after the paperwork is completed.
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- What is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose? A: educational and scientific purpose, as a public charity. - We'd like some kind of ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings. A: School Factory has been doing monthly group comference calls on the 3rd Wed of the month and "private" calls with the individual groups as requested. - Next step is?: Become an incorporated non-profit in the sate of NM, then finish fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum for regular communications meetings (in an appendix) - Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use): A: Space Fed. usually provides training to the whole group after the paperwork is completed.

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 - Q: Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed
 - Q: Is there a repository for workshops, event plans, 
 - Q:  Are you/we subject to the a open meetings act?  A: No. only when someone is giving you a gift...


 - Idea: apply for a $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar
 - Idea: mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested) for legal documents and evidentiary trail.  desire to use certified read receipt for postal correspondence

 - Suggestion:  When writing grants, it helps to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant
 - Suggestion: try to partner with other organizations in terms of management and operations of the space.  
 - Suggestion:  Use the online tracking form set up to track donations of money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory

 - Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potential partnership opportunity.
 - Action: finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures)
 - Action: familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality
 - Action: Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real"   With a suggestion: Make sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording, which is provided.

 - Space Fed. next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)
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- Q: Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed - Q: Is there a repository for workshops, event plans, - Q: Are you/we subject to the a open meetings act? A: No. only when someone is giving you a gift...

- Idea: apply for a $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar - Idea: mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested) for legal documents and evidentiary trail. desire to use certified read receipt for postal correspondence

- Suggestion: When writing grants, it helps to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant - Suggestion: try to partner with other organizations in terms of management and operations of the space. - Suggestion: Use the online tracking form set up to track donations of money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory

- Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potential partnership opportunity. - Action: finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures) - Action: familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality - Action: Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real" With a suggestion: Make sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording, which is provided.

- Space Fed. next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)

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September 04, 2011, at 08:39 PM by 68.35.126.23 -
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 - Q:  Are you/we subject to the a open meetings act?  A: No. only when someone is giving you a gift...
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 - Idea: mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested) for legal documents and evidentiary trail.  desire to use certified read receipt for postal correspondence
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 - Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potnetial partnership opportunity.
 - not subject to a open meetings act.  only when someone is giving you a gift
 - finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures)
 - familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality
 - mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested)
 - Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real"
 - Mkae sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording
 - online tracking form set up to track money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory
 - for legal documents and evidentiary trail.  desire to use certified read receipt postal correspondence
 - next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)
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 - Suggestion:  Use the online tracking form set up to track donations of money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory

 - Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potential partnership opportunity.
 - Action: finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures)
 - Action: familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality
 - Action: Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real"   With a suggestion: Make sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording, which is provided.

 - Space Fed. next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)
September 04, 2011, at 08:34 PM by 68.35.126.23 -
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 - Next step is?:  Finish Signed fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum (appendix)
 - group meeitng with all registered groups for (group exemption)
 - Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use)
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 - Next step is?:  Become an incorporated non-profit in the sate of NM, then finish fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum for regular communications meetings (in an appendix)
 - Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use): A: Space Fed. usually provides training to the whole group after the paperwork is completed.
September 04, 2011, at 08:32 PM by 68.35.126.23 -
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Attendees: Gabe Ortiz, Greg Moran, bandit, James Carlson(?)

Other Meeting Notes (2011-09-04):

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 - $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar
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 - Idea: apply for a $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar
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 - try to partner with other organizations in terms of managment and operations of the space.  
 - brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potnetial partnership opportunity.
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 - Suggestion: try to partner with other organizations in terms of management and operations of the space.  

 - Action: brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potnetial partnership opportunity.
September 04, 2011, at 08:10 PM by 68.35.126.23 -
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discussion topics:

 - what is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose?  educational and scientific purpose? public charity
 - ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings
 - Signed (certified read receipt) fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum (appendix)
to:

Our discussion topics:

 - What is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose?  A: educational and scientific purpose, as a public charity.
 - We'd like some kind of ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings.  A: School Factory has been doing monthly group comference calls on the 3rd Wed of the month and "private" calls with the individual groups as requested.
 - Next step is?:  Finish Signed fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum (appendix)
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Meeting Notes (2011-09-04):

 - Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed
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Other Meeting Notes (2011-09-04):

 - Q: Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed
 - Q: Is there a repository for workshops, event plans, 
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 - repository for workshops, event plans, 
 - help to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant
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 - Suggestion:  When writing grants, it helps to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant
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monthly group comference calls: 3rd Wed of the month individual calls with the individual groups

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September 04, 2011, at 08:06 PM by 68.35.126.23 -
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discussion topics:

 - what is your 509(a)(1) exempt purpose?  educational and scientific purpose? public charity
 - ongoing communications, regularly scheduled meetings
 - Signed (certified read receipt) fiscal sponsor agreement, with adendum (appendix)
 - group meeitng with all registered groups for (group exemption)
 - Need for User-friendly online tools (atrium is convoluted and not easy to use)

Meeting Notes (2011-09-04):

 - Do you have a grant writer on staff? A: No, but there are people that are good at it, who could be availble to help as needed
 - $200k grant for a new space, various other grants for workshops and seminar
 - repository for workshops, event plans, 
 - help to have more than 1 organization involved at a time. when applying for a grant
 - try to partner with other organizations in terms of managment and operations of the space.  
 - brainstorm all the organizations around ABQ for potnetial partnership opportunity.
 - not subject to a open meetings act.  only when someone is giving you a gift
 - finish paperwork for non-stock corporation (board member signatures)
 - familiarize ourselves with the Atrium content and functionality
 - mailing legal documents (sent by return reciept requested)
 - Space Federation will provide a "welcome packet" kit with paperwork to make it "real"
 - Mkae sure that our donation receipts use the proper Tax exempt wording
 - online tracking form set up to track money and stuff... used to generate receipts from school factory
 - for legal documents and evidentiary trail.  desire to use certified read receipt postal correspondence
 - next big challenge is when they file for the group exemption = on track for 2012 roll out... going to mature spaces first (ones with proper accounting practices)

monthly group comference calls: 3rd Wed of the month individual calls with the individual groups