[gdal-dev] Fwd: Re: [Projects] OSGeo Budget 2020

Even Rouault even.rouault at spatialys.com
Thu Jan 9 05:19:52 PST 2020


Hi,

no feedback on this ? If not, I'll motion shortly that we request the default 
2000 USD budget with a presumed use of supporting attendance at code sprints & 
conferences.

Even

> Hi,
> 
> I had apparently missed the initial email for this request to ask for a 2020
> budget. Do we have specific needs ?
> 
> After short discussion with the OSGeo treasurer, it appears that the cost
> for the extended Travis-CI support that were covered through GDAL budget in
> 2018 and 2019 will go to a general OSGeo budget line in 2020
> (infrastructure or so), as they are shared with other projects like PROJ.
> 
> Even
> 
> ----------  Forwarded Message  ----------
> 
> Subject: Re: [Projects] OSGeo Budget 2020
> Date: lundi 23 d├ęcembre 2019, 20:35:20 CET
> From: Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com>
> To: projects at lists.osgeo.org
> CC: OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>, OSGeo Board
> <board at lists.osgeo.org>
> 
> 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


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