[Board] travel grant discussion

Anita Graser anitagraser at gmx.at
Sun Apr 23 23:51:00 PDT 2017


Thanks Jody!

On Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 7:25 AM, Jody Garnett <jody.garnett at gmail.com>
wrote:

> As noted in last weeks meeting, we have an action to move travel grant
> discussion to email. The motivation is to build on the work done at FOSS4G
> 2015 <http://2015.foss4g.org/attending/travel-grants/>, FOSS4G 2016
> <http://2016.foss4g.org/news-entry/foss4g-travel-grant-programme-results.html>
> and a few local
> <http://gisuser.com/2015/01/event-tip-foss4gna-conference-travel-grants/>
> events.
>
> I would like to propose:
> - A format, similar to code sprints, where any OSGeo event can apply for
> funds to run a travel grants
>

​Would it be easier to just make clear that OSGeo support can also be used
for travel grants? Then events would only have to apply once and we would
only need one money pot?
Or is it more important to see exactly how much we're investing in travel
grants?

Best wishes
Anita
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