The Document eight days ago he went to the Foundation for financial aid community to set as a legal entity. It needed to raise 50,000 euros before March 21 , but did not need not even get to March, has already been achieved .
LibreOffice fundraising began on February 17, a week later with the release of version 3.3.1 had been achieved € 40,000; today it has completed the process Thanks to donations of more than 2,000 people.
words Florian Effenberger, Steering Committee member: “ yet I can not believe. It happened in a short period of time and went beyond our expectations. They are all heroes!. Referring to the Community, the Steering Committee would like to thank all donors for their generous support. “
can read the official announcement of The Foundation Document:
€ 50,000 collected form the paid up capital of the Foundation, ensuring a permanent future of the organization after the legal formalities are completed, based in Germany. The capital assets will be frozen for the Foundation funds can not be spent, and we can only make use of annual interest. All money earned from now really finance expenses such as marketing, hardware, infrastructure, attending trade fairs, the initial funding of merchandising material and, of course, the development of new and exciting ideas.
So we still need your support: Every donation helps to pay our future operating expenses “concludes Effenberger.
LibreOffice Congratulations to all the support over such a short time, and of course everyone who have contributed their bit in the form of grants for this to have been.