[OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Budget 2020

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sat Jan 4 13:01:55 PST 2020

Dear OSGeo project members and committees,

The OSGeo 2020 budget board meeting will take place on Jan 13th, so 
please submit your budget requests by then.

Please note that code sprint budget proposals should be submitted 
separately according to our code sprint guidelines:

Happy New Year,

On 12/23/19 8:35 PM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
> Hi all,
> Please submit your budget requests by Dec 30th so we can start 
> drafting the 2020 budget.
> Happy holidays,
> Angelos
> On 12/9/19 9:38 PM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>> Dear OSGeo project members and committees,
>> Over the previous years, OSGeo has been proud to support a growing 
>> number of project events, such as code sprints, developer meetings, 
>> and user conferences.
>> OSGeo is reaching out to all committees, including project steering 
>> committees, to help plan our budget for 2020.
>> As in last year, the board is discussing about assigning a starting 
>> budget of 2000$ to all graduated projects who have reported to the 
>> board the last 12 months (e.g. during the AGM or directly to a board 
>> meeting).
>> For projects with more of a plan (to pursue a specific goal) projects 
>> are welcome to send a more detailed request for approval (see 
>> detailed budget requests from 2019 e.g. 
>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GvSIG_Budget_2019)
>> A good idea is to focus on OSGeo participation, for example attending 
>> the AGM or OSGeo code sprint. Also keep in mind OSGeo goals as an 
>> organization, (e.g. interoperability goal: CITE compliance or 
>> participation developing new standards)
>> We would like to ask you to help us with budget proposals to assist 
>> your project. This will help us set aside a realistic amount of funding.
>> Please add your project info to the budget draft at:
>> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2020
>> ideally by Dec 30 ahead of our next board meeting.
>> When making a budget request please keep in mind the vision and goals 
>> of our foundation, along with any obligations you wish to meet.
>> Thank you.
>> On behalf of the OSGeo Board,
>> Angelos

Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Charter Member
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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