[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo sponsorship opportunities for 2018
jody.garnett at gmail.com
Sat Mar 10 10:06:44 PST 2018
If your organization fincially contributes to an OSGeo event, community or
project you qualify to be cross listed as OSGeo sponsor.
Welcome to an exciting year of community building at OSGeo! Many of our
activities are only possible thanks to the support of our volunteers and
sponsors. If you are in position to finacially support our community,
events and activities in 2018 we would love to hear from you.
OSGeo sponsorship recognizes organizations that support us financially at
each level of our community from grass roots local chapter advocacy, hands
on project sprints, industry focused foundation initiatives, to outreach at
- The conference committee
<https://www.osgeo.org/about/committees/conference-committee/> heads up
a travel grant program offering financial assistence to help attend OSGeo
- UN Committee <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/UnitedNations_Committee> is
spearheading a series of capacity building exercises supporting open source
adoption through improvements to documentation. This initative encourages
young innovators, selecting from competing bids to directly support open
Event sponsorship opportunities:
- FOSS4GUK <http://uk.osgeo.org/foss4guk2018/> – OSGeo:UK hosting March
- OSGeo Code Sprint 2018
<https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Code_Sprint_2018> Annual Code Sprint
comes to Bonn (Germany) March 18-25
- FOSS4GNA <https://2018.foss4g-na.org/> – opportunity to learn,
explore, share, and collaborate on the latest foss4g ideas and information
- FOSS4G-Europe 2018 <https://foss4g-europe.osgeopt.pt/> – FOSS4G
Europe, July 16-21, Portugal.
- FOSS4G <http://2018.foss4g.org/> – our celebrated annual event August
27 – September 2.
- Free and Open Source Geographic Information Technologies and Open Data
Conference – Comunidad gvSIG Uruguay/GeoForAll Iberoamerica hosting October
- FOSS4G Asia 2018 <http://www.foss4g-asia.org/2018/> – open source
transformation for sustainable development Dec 2-5
- Additional regional and project events will be announced throughout
the year, keep your eye open for a chance to assist either financially or
Project sponsorship opportunities:
- gvSIG Association <http://www.gvsig.com/en/web/guest/contribution>
supporting the OSGeo gvSig Desktop application
- QGIS.ORG supporting the OSGeo QGIS Desktop application
- zoo-project <http://www.zoo-project.org/new/Get%20involved/Sponsorship>
- GRASS GIS <https://grass.osgeo.org/donations/>
- In addition to those listed above we accepts sponsorship and PayPal
donations for all our OSGeo projects and Community projects making funds
available to their respective project teams.
Local chapters accepting sponsorship:
- OSGeo:UK <http://uk.osgeo.org/>
- OSGeo:JP <https://www.osgeo.jp/sponsor>
- Check with the local chapter <https://www.osgeo.org/local-chapters/>
near you for more information.
OSGeo sponsorship benefits range from website placement, inclusion in
promotional material, to events and press releases. For additional
information, examples and available discounts, please see our sponsorship
page <https://www.osgeo.org/about/how-to-become-a-sponsor/> (or contact
treasurer at osgeo.org with your questions).
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