[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Fundraising

Landon Blake lblake at ksninc.com
Wed Jun 18 09:51:26 PDT 2008

Wow! That is awesome work. It makes me wonder if local
conferences/seminars might also serve as a fund raising vehicle...


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Landon Blake wrote:
> Frank,
> Thanks for posting the budget. It was an interesting read. I was
> impressed with the fact that the Foss4G conference appears to pay for
> itself.


It is currently an objective that the conference should make a modest
profit for the foundation (I think we targetted 5% of gross revenue as
profit).  But the Victoria conference, due to great management,
and attendance made $100K.

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