Re: Cash gifts to community?
From: Sharon Villines (sharonsharonvillines.com)
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2021 10:56:06 -0800 (PST)
Privately — I have about 20 signature blocks — many containing quotes I like — 
but others for address, cohousing, DC, Historic Takoma, etc.

Apple Mail allows for selecting one for each message. I like it because I often 
match them to the message or the thought of the day.

Sharon

> On Dec 30, 2020, at 8:54 AM, Diana Carroll <dianaecarroll [at] gmail.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> Sorry, usually I remember.
> 
> I’m in Mosaic Commons in Central MA.
> 
> No go on putting it in a signature block. This is the email I use for
> everything in my life of which C-L constitutes maybe 1%. Most of the people
> I communicate with either already know where I live, or don’t care/don’t
> need to know.
> 
> Diana
> 
> On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 8:04 AM Ann Zabaldo <zabaldo [at] earthlink.net> 
> wrote:
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>> Hello everyone — Happy New Year to all —
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>> 
>> 
>> Just a little request that people remember to include your community in
>> your emails.
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>> 
>> Diana, I don’t know where you are from but I would sure like to know!  :-)
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>> 
>> Putting your community’s name in your signature block would be very
>> helpful.  I know some folks use the Subject line or the 1st line of their
>> post.  Signature block would be more  uniform but it’s helpful wherever you
>> put it.
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>> Thanks!
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>> Best --
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>> 
>> 
>> Ann Zabaldo
>> 
>> Takoma Village Cohousing
>> 
>> Washington, DC
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>> Member, Board of Directors
>> 
>> Mid Atlantic Cohousing
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>> Principal, Cohousing Collaborative, LLC
>> 
>> Falls Church, VA
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>> 202.546.4654
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>> 
>> One minute you’re young and fun.  And the next, you’re turning down the
>> stereo in your car to see better.  www.bizwaremagic.com
>> 
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>> NOTE: I am switching back to: zabaldo [at] earthlink.net.  Many apologies!
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>>> On Dec 29, 2020, at 1:11 PM, Diana Carroll <dianaecarroll [at] gmail.com>
>> wrote:
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>>> Are you looking for technical accounting advice or policy advice? From a
>> 
>>> technical perspective, it depends on how you have your books set up. If I
>> 
>>> were implementing this, I would create two long term liability accounts
>> 
>>> (with appropriate names like "restricted use fund" and "unrestricted use
>> 
>>> fund". When depositing the checks, assign to the appropriate liability
>> 
>>> account. (This is how we have our reserve funds set up.)
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>>> 
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>>> Can't offer anything with regard to how to policies.
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>>> 
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>>> Diana
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>>> On Tue, Dec 29, 2020 at 12:17 PM Lyn Deardorff <lynpeachtree [at] 
>>> outlook.com
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>>> wrote:
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>> 
>>>> Hello all,
>> 
>>>> Wondering how you all have handled accounting and guidelines for using
>> 
>>>> cash gifts to the community.  We have received two significant ones in
>> the
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>>>> last two years - one restricted and one unrestricted.  We would like to
>> 
>>>> establish guidelines for use for this one and future unrestricted gifts.
>> 
>>>> Isn't this a nice problem to have?  Please send any suggestions, past or
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>>>> best practices you have.
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>>>> 
>> 
>>>> Thanks!  And Happy New Year!
>> 
>>>> Lyn Deardorff
>> 
>>>> Sand River Co-Housing
>> 
>>>> Santa Fe, New Mexico
>> 
>>>> lynpeachtree [at] hotmail.com
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