Friday, April 23, 2010

924 Gilman Seeks Nonprofit Status

By Kathleen Richards
Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 3:49 PM

Earlier this week, we reported that 924 Gilman was in jeopardy of closing its doors because its landlord is raising its rent by nearly $3,000 a month starting July 1. Although we haven't yet been able to get in touch with anyone at the venue, which is run by all volunteers, a comment left by "924 Gilman Staff" on a blog post soliciting donations reveals that the venue is trying to attain nonprofit status in order to apply for grants.

The comment:

"Selling t-shirts is not the only plan we have for raising the extra money to keep 924 Gilman open. We are first trying to attain official non-profit status, and we will in the coming months and years attempt to do more outreach and different types of fundraising, in addition to applying for grants etc."

To donate, go here.

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