26.1936, Fund Drive 2015: Google Inc. Dominates Business Challenge!

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Subject: 26.1936, Fund Drive 2015: Google Inc. Dominates Business Challenge!

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Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:59:31
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Subject: Fund Drive 2015: Google Inc. Dominates Business Challenge!

 Dear LINGUIST List Subscribers, Supporters, and Friends, 

As of Friday evening, Fund Drive has made $28,738.90. While we are so grateful for all of the support we have received thus far, we are still over $50,000 away from our goal. Making that goal is VITAL to the Linguist List operation—without it, we cannot continue. 


As a reminder, we have several donation benefits you can enjoy no matter how much you donate. Along with supporting LINGUIST, you can use your donation to help your university, business, subfield, country, or region in our

In our Subfield Challenge, computational linguistics continues to dominate, with syntax and sociolinguistics in second and third place, respectively. We are excited to share that we now have ten subfields that have hit the $1,000 mark! We challenge ALL subfields to hit these numbers, and for these three to keep fighting for the top spots! 

Please visit http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/subfield/ for a full list! 

In our University Challenge, Indiana University Bloomington holds the lead with donations totaling $2,150 with 19 individual donors and University of Washington in second with donations totaling $1,600 with 27 individual donors.

Today we received donations from the University of Washington, University of Cambridge, University of Murcia, University at Buffalo, City University of New York, Carleton University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and
Wayne State University! Thank you all! 

Please visit http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/university/ for a full list! 

In our Business Challenge, we are finally seeing some action! 
1. Google, Inc ($4,000) 
2. Microsoft Natural Language Group ($200) 

We thank both companies for their generosity! What business is willing to match these generous donations?

In our Region Challenge, the top five rank as follows: 

1. North America (227 donors) 
2. Europe (100 donors) 
3. Asia (14 donors) 
4. Australia (6 donors) 
5. Middle East (3 donors) and Africa (3 donors)

In our Country Challenge, the top five rank as follows: 

1. United States of America (213 donors) 
2. Germany (31 donors) 
3. United Kingdom (20 donors) 
4. Canada (12 donors) 
5. Spain (11 donors) 

Please visit http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/region/ and http://funddrive.linguistlist.org/country/ for full lists! 

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Thank you all for your support, and please help spread the word about Fund Drive 2015! We can use all the support we can get! 

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