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Wanted: A Free Accounting Application for Non-Profits

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The Software Freedom Conservancy is raising funds to fill a major gap in free software functionality.

Just because Bradley M. Kuhn is executive director of the Software Freedom Conservancy doesn’t mean he is exempt from grunt work. As one of only three permanent staff members, Kuhn is used to doing all sorts of unexpected tasks – including keeping the Conservancy’s books.

Consequently, when he states that free software lacks accounting software that can answer the requirements of non-profit organizations (NPOs), you can be sure he knows what he is talking about and that there is a real need for the Conservancy’s current campaign to hire a developer to take the first steps toward building such an application.

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