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bfb8b967 1# Donations
7f094b55 3DragonFly is not yet incorporated as a non-profit, meaning no tax benefit is
4available for donating time or goods to the project. However, developers can
0026c633 5still use your contributed hardware and you can make non-tax-deductible donations through PayPal.
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8## Donating money
10You can use the donate-button to make a non-tax-deductible donation through PayPal. The money received will be used to fund future hardware acquisitions by the project, code bounties and/or contract development and potentially to defer other ongoing costs. Matthew Dillon maintains primary ownership of this account.
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26## Hardware Donations
28Please email donations at dragonflybsd.org to make a request or when a request is filled, so
7f094b55 29that we may update this page. Requestors on this page should have at least one
30accepted contribution to DragonFly.
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7f094b55 32Donors, please contact the requestor directly (and CC:
33donations at dragonflybsd.org). You and the donating/receiving party must
34independently resolve any delivery issues. The DragonFly BSD Project is
35not responsible for any transactions.
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7f094b55 37Some tips on sending donated equipment through the mail: Mailing materials out of
38the country usually requires some sort of customs declaration. State clearly
39on any customs form that the equipment is used, is a gift to an individual and
40not a business, and the value of the equipment (usually less than $50 USD).
41Adding www.dragonflybsd.org as a reference can also help, as this provides
bfb8b967 42additional information for a curious customs officDonationser. It also may help to
7f094b55 43repeat that information in a letter inside the packaging, in case it is opened
44or damaged.
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0026c633 46### DragonFly BSD Developers seeking donations
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886941a9 48* [josepht](mailto://josepht@dragonflybsd.org) - SSD - Donation received from Jeremy Chadwick. Many thanks Jeremy!
f915363f 49* [alexh](mailto://alexh@dragonflybsd.org) - Hard disk with 4K native (4Kn) sector size, i.e. one that actually reports a block size of 4k (not the EARS drives from WD) to implement support in DragonFly. They might not even exist yet?
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0026c633 52### The following people donated hardware
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54* Nico Wollenzin &lt;nico_at_wollenzin_dot_de&gt;