by Adrian Segar
A new association service, Open Collective, offers an intriguing way to raise funds and provide radical financial transparency to members.
I like to think of an association as a group of people with a shared mission, the incarnation of a community of practice. Open Collective supports communities of practice like meet ups and open source developers that can benefit from an open administrative and financial structure, but the service could be used by any association that wants to outsource fund raising and offer financial transparency on how funding is raised and spent.
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