GitHub Sponsors

Perry E. Metzger perry at
Wed Nov 10 20:01:12 UTC 2021

On 11/10/21 14:59, Ryan Schmidt wrote:
> On Nov 10, 2021, at 12:11, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
>> Should we turn on the GitHub Sponsors functionality for the project on GitHub?
>> It doesn't cost us anything to do it, and the money raised could be used to do things like buying hardware for builds and such.
> MacPorts is not a legal organization so I don't see how it could accept donations.

You don't need to be incorporated to accept money. Incorporation is only 
necessary if you want to claim to be a nonprofit or if you worry that 
you need limited liability. There's no legal obstacle to an 
unincorporated association opening a bank account, and they do all the time.


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