From: linguist <linguistlinguistlist.org>
Subject: Thank You to All Who Supported LINGUIST This Year!
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Fund Drive is over! You have spoken again to let us and
the linguistics discipline that you value what we do and
that you believe LINGUIST List needs to stay a free
resource and service to everyone around the world.
We appreciate your support and confirmation that what
we do here every day is valueable to you!
During this fund drive we had a lot of excitement:
There were very interesting stories from our Linguists
of the Day:
(if you have not yet read their stories, you can do it still
The grad school challenge was remarkably interesting.
The final standings are:
Overall winner: University of Washington
North-West University, South Africa (Africa)
University of Toronto, Canada (North American (non-US))
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan (Asia)
ABBYY Applied Linguistics Department, Moscow, Russia (Europe)
Bar-Ilan University, Israel (Middle East)
Monash University, Australia (Pacific)
Ohio State University (US East)
University of Washington (US West)
Institutions with the most donors:
1. University of Washington
2. Ohio State University
3. University of South Carolina
4. University of California, Santa Barbara
5. Stanford University
Advisors Susan Fischer and Terry Langendoen wrote, composed,
played and sang the 2011 Fund Drive song! Hear it again at:
Sociolinguistics was the subfield to win the subfield challenge
with a total of $2,660.00 raised!
We thank you all for supporting LINGUIST List this year and hope that
we can continue to bring these services to you for many more years
For those of you who did not get a chance to donate during Fund
Drive for various reasons (since the time of our annual fund
drive may not be the best time for you to donate), we DO take
donations throughout the year. You can submit a donation
any time during the year at:
Or you can send a check to our office at:
The LINGUIST List
2000 Huron River Drive, #104
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
You can also do a wire transfer to our account in Europe.
Get information on how to do so at:
Thank you for your support!
Maria Moreno-Rollins and The LINGUIST List crew
This Year the LINGUIST List hopes to raise $67,000. This money will go to help
keep the List running by supporting all of our Student Editors for the coming year.
See below for donation instructions, and don't forget to check out Fund
Drive 2011 site!
There are many ways to donate to LINGUIST!
You can donate right now using our secure credit card form at
Alternatively you can also pledge right now and pay later. To do so, go to:
For all information on donating and pledging, including information on how to
donate by check, money order, or wire transfer, please visit:
The LINGUIST List is under the umbrella of Eastern Michigan University and as
such can receive donations through the EMU Foundation, which is a registered
501(c) Non Profit organization. Our Federal Tax number is 38-6005986. These
donations can be offset against your federal and sometimes your state tax return
(U.S. tax payers only). For more information visit the IRS Web-Site, or contact
your financial advisor.
Many companies also offer a gift matching program, such that they will match
any gift you make to a non-profit organization. Normally this entails your
contacting your human resources department and sending us a form that the
EMU Foundation fills in and returns to your employer. This is generally a simple
administrative procedure that doubles the value of your gift to LINGUIST, without
costing you an extra penny. Please take a moment to check if your company
operates such a program.
Thank you very much for your support of LINGUIST!
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