Glossary: site terms

501(c)(3)
501(c) is a subsection of the United States Internal Revenue Code (26 U.S.C. ยง 501(c)), which lists 28 types of non-profit organizations exempt from certain federal taxes. Section 501(c)(3) is one of the tax law provisions granting exemption from the federal income tax to non-profit organizations.
FOSS
Free and Open Source Software
ICT
Information and Communication Technologies
iFOSSF
International Free and Open Source Software Foundation
MDGs
Goal 1 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Goal 2 Achieve universal primary education
Goal 3 Promote gender equality and empower women
Goal 4 Reduce child mortality
Goal 5 Improve maternal health
Goal 6 Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases
Goal 7 Ensure environmental sustainability
Goal 8 Develop a global partnership for development
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secretariat
The iFOSSF administrative unit responsible for maintaining records and other secretarial duties.
SoC
Google Summer of Code