[GRASS-PSC] Re: Donations for the GRASS project

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Mon May 25 10:02:57 EDT 2009

On Mon, May 25, 2009 at 12:04 PM, Massimiliano Cannata
<massimiliano.cannata at supsi.ch> wrote:
> Hi,
> how does it fit with OSGeo sponsorship program?

Fits well :)

> I man, GRASS is part of OSGeo and OSGeo get sponsorship at different levels.
> - Does GRASS have the right to get a portion of these founds?


> - What OSGeo think about project sponsor programs?

That's accepted and done in various projects.

> I mean, if I give money to support OSGeo, I think I'm sponsoring all of the
> OSGeo projects.. isn't it?

In our case we are doing project specific funding which is possible
only for big sponsors at OSGeo level:

> I think a general guideline on shponsorship (fundation, projects, local
> chapters, etc..) should be discussed within OSGeo.

Uhm, why that?

> Does anyone have better information on that?

Please check the archive - it has been discussed several times...
See also


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