Donation offered

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wolf_II
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Donation offered

10 Sep 2018, 08:12

Today, I had a forum user offering a donation to me for my time spent on a problem.
I would like to redirect the donation towards the AHK community.

Please, can a moderator or someone with appropriate knowledge tell us if that is possible?
Is there a PayPal account?

Thanks for reading.
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Thenatan
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Re: Donation offered

10 Sep 2018, 08:19

Hello Dear Moderators.
Would Be Great If We Have Some Infos Here , So We Can Donate To Community Happily : )
With Thanks
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Re: Donation offered

10 Sep 2018, 09:04

Paypal link is at the lower part of the about page: https://autohotkey.com/foundation/
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Re: Donation offered

10 Sep 2018, 09:05

You certainly can! Note that AutoHotkey Foundation is a non-profit, so any donations go exclusively to business costs. See the contributions section of the foundation page. Thanks for the interest :)
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wolf_II
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Re: Donation offered

10 Sep 2018, 09:09

:D Thanks guys! :D

The forum user has disclosed his identity, and I don't want to get involved in dealing with money! :dance: :D
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Re: Donation offered

14 Oct 2018, 07:00

Nextron wrote:Paypal link is at the lower part of the about page: https://autohotkey.com/foundation/
The donation link looks very tiny and not so easy to find. Probably should be on more prominent places on the website. Nothing vulgar, just a bit more visible and easier to find.
Note that AutoHotkey Foundation is a non-profit, so any donations go exclusively to business costs.
A lot of people don't realize this. In fact, various corporations look for non-profits to donate to or will only donate to organizations they can get a tax write-off with.
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Re: Donation offered

14 Oct 2018, 11:19

The donation link was not made obvious because of chris' wishes. We do not want to make look like AutoHotkey is monetized, not even for a little bit.
but, yes, perhaps it could be made a little more obvious if one wants to search for it....
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Re: Donation offered

19 May 2019, 04:54

This may be a bit off topic but are we allowed to make project requests. e.g. if i want a script written can i hire a user to do it?
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Re: Donation offered

19 May 2019, 09:28

you are allowed to post in ask for help and specify your project requirements any effort already made and an offer to pay for a solution. what we dont tolerate is someone offering only to solve for montey
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Re: Donation offered

19 May 2019, 10:05

@tank
Ok thanks for clearing that up. Yes i do want help with a problem. I suppose the ask for help section is a good place to start. Thanks.

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