RE: AGI funding (was Re: Some bad news)

From: Ben Goertzel (
Date: Mon Nov 11 2002 - 04:14:32 MST

The nonprofits I know (and I know a lot, because my mom runs one) all do
their own fundraising.

However, there ARE plenty fundraising professional, just as there are PR
professionals, and there's no doubt that a talented fundraising professional
could be a big help in raising $$ for Singularity-ward research.

Now, all we need to do is raise enough money to hire one ;)

[Gee, why does this remind me of a certain novel by Joseph Heller...]

-- Ben G

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []On Behalf Of Gary
> Miller
> Sent: Sunday, November 10, 2002 11:05 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: AGI funding (was Re: Some bad news)
> What about professional fund raising organizations?
> Aren't there companys that do nothing but raise money for charities and
> similar organizations in return for a percentage of the take?
> Some of these companies probably have profiles/mailing lists for wealthy
> philanthropists and a history of what types of charities they donate to.

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