[OSGeo-Conf] FOSS4GNA TGP Application
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Tue Mar 26 06:32:58 PDT 2019
In that case I need to withdraw as your deadline is after this event. I
have been asking for help here for some weeks.
On Mon, Mar 25, 2019 at 11:38 PM Till Adams <adams at terrestris.de> wrote:
> Dear Jody,
> your application is received. As far as I see, there are no time-related
> critical blockers, because we have to wait until the deadline of our call.
> We will come back to you
> Thanks, Till ;-)
> Am 25.03.19 um 21:45 schrieb Jody Garnett:
> > Let me be the first to respond, since our event is prior to the April
> > 19th deadline. With this in mind I request the conference committee
> > review and approve our application by April 5th in time to assist our
> > attendees. We will leave our call for applicants flexible to adjust the
> > number of grants available based on your positive response.
> > 1. LOC will provide funding, have some sponsor interest and will promote
> > crowdfunding.
> > Initial budget is:
> > - $4000 LOC
> > - $3000 request from OSG TGP
> > - $3000 "planned" from additional sponsorship (but that is getting a bit
> > late now)
> > We can add a crowdfunding button to our TGP page and/or registration. It
> > will likely be a PayPal button going to OSGeo to keep things simple.
> > 2. Full free conference passes will be made available to recipients.
> > Yes looking at the following (may be adjusted based on sponsorship):
> > - $0 grant, gratis ticket - aimed at local regions (primarily students)
> > - $250 grant, gratis ticket and choice of gala or workshop ticket
> > - $1000 grant, gratis ticket and choice of gala or workshop ticket
> > 3. Estimate the anticipated number of grants and their size
> > - 10 x $0 grants
> > - 3-5 $1000 grants (depending on sponsorship response)
> > - 4-10 $250 grants (depending on sponsorship response)
> > Applications choose which grant to apply for, idea is to have more $250
> > grants available to encourage folks to apply to an appropriate amount
> > they can make work.
> > 4. Set out the broad criteria
> > No priority applied, we are balancing the following:
> > - diversity (to keep from bias just a checkbox asking folks if they
> > identify as a minority visible or otherwise)
> > - assist those who could not other wise attend
> > - interested in geospatial student, professional enthusiast (those who
> > can apply what they learn about open source at the event to their
> > activities)
> > - interested in open source community (those who can apply what they
> > learn about mapping at the event to their activities)
> > - interested in community building (those who can share their foss4g
> > experience)
> > - interested in supporting those who make our community happen (look for
> > particpatinon)
> > This is written up better in our document.
> > 5. Team of 2-3 seeking assistance of CC members to jump start the
> > selection process
> > Steven has offered to help, seeking an additional CC member to assist.
> > 6. Accommodation options are listed on the website
> > We are refraining from recommending accommodation, website lists nearby
> > neighbourhoods for airbnb stays.
> > 7. Outline how travel grants are paid
> > Following advice from OSGeo treasurer we will look to provide cash cards
> > to applicants upon registration at the event.
> > For additional details / discussion please see (live document so your
> > feedback welcome)
> > FOSS4GNA TGP 2019
> > <
> > --
> > Jody Garnett
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