hardware or funding? all you need is a script for the board. wouldn't cost much more if any at all, not sure what type of hosting plan they currently have. it would be cheap though.
all they would really need to do is add plugs to the current board. the thing that sucks about that is, you kinda need someone that's savy with web design/boards/scripts on hand because databases like that tend to error alot and get hacked.
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