[OpenStack Foundation] [Foundation Board] OpenStack Foundation Tax Exempt Status

FORD, TOBY TF4242 at att.com
Thu Aug 27 14:45:14 UTC 2015

Wow.. That is tremendous.. Very good news.
Thank you to the foundation folks, Mark/DLA Piper, and the community..


On 8/26/15, 12:16 PM, "Jonathan Bryce" <jonathan at openstack.org> wrote:

>Hi everyone,
>I'm very happy to report that after a lengthy process with the US
>Internal Revenue Service (IRS), including an initial denial and an
>appeal, the OpenStack Foundation has been granted 501c6 tax exempt
>status. This is clear recognition of the positive impact that our
>Foundation is having on the cloud computing industry.
>While it may seem like a small administrative matter, the long term
>impact is very positive for the efforts of the Foundation and the
>industry, allowing us to devote more resources to ensuring the cloud
>revolution is truly open to everyone. We also hope this outcome for our
>Foundation benefits other open source organizations pursuing tax exempt
>status with the IRS now and in the future.
>Thank you to everyone in the OpenStack community and the greater open
>source world who supported us through the process.
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