[OSGeo-Conf] Budget 2020
shfeldman at gmail.com
Mon Dec 30 02:47:04 PST 2019
Vasile, I have updated the Board’s Budget page to include our request for funding for the TGP.
Jonathan, it would be good to get an early sense of what Calgary wants to achieve with a Travel Grant Programme see https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_Travel_Grant_Programme_Cookbook <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/FOSS4G_Travel_Grant_Programme_Cookbook> for some guidance.
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> On 28 Dec 2019, at 08:48, Vasile Craciunescu <vasile at geo-spatial.org> wrote:
> Dear Steven,
> Apologies for the late reply. I was traveling during for the Christmas
> holidays. I didn't have the change to discuss this with Msilikale but,
> from my point of view, I totally agree with your proposal.
> I think we should discuss ASAP with Calgary team and make sure they do
> understand our TGP rules. As we previously discuss early this year, from
> the organizers point of view, the rules can be a little bit hard,
> especially because you have to take the commitments quite early, when
> you are not sure about the budget.
> Warm regards,
> On 24/12/2019 11:15, Steven Feldman wrote:
>> Vasile, Msilikale
>> The Board have requested budget submissions by 31st December 2019,
>> see https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2020
>> In 2019 we had a $25k budget for the Travel Grant Programme, which we
>> did not fully utilise (I think we managed to spend about $15-18k).
>> Our TGP is allocated 50-60% to the global event and 40-50% to regional
>> events (we only had one or two regional events applying). It is a
>> condition that the organising committee contributes an equal amount of
>> cash sponsorship plus free conference passes to receive TGP funding.
>> We have not yet had a discussion with the Calgary team about their
>> ambitions for a TGP for FOSS4G2020, I suggest that we request the same
>> budget as 2019 and work harder at promoting TGP funding to regional events.
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