[GRASS-PSC] Fwd: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Budget 2021
mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Sat Jan 23 04:13:05 PST 2021
IIUC, this indicates that we request 5,419$. Any idea why ? Our official request was 2500$.
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Von: Angelos Tzotsos <gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com>
Gesendet: 23. Januar 2021 11:41:26 MEZ
An: OSGeo Board <board at lists.osgeo.org>
CC: "projects at lists.osgeo.org" <projects at lists.osgeo.org>, OSGeo Discussions <discuss at lists.osgeo.org>
Betreff: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Budget 2021
Here is the first draft of the 2021 Budget based on the last meeting
We need to cover some more areas in our next meeting this Monday:
* Local Chapters
* Code Sprints
* Travel Grants
On 12/29/20 11:35 AM, 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 community/code sprints, developer
> meetings, and user conferences. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic,
> most OSGeo events in 2020 were held as virtual events.
> OSGeo is reaching out to all committees, including Project Steering
> Committees, to help plan our budget for 2021.
> In 2020, the Board assigned an initial amount of 2000 USD 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). This year the
> Board is planning to continue to offer a budget to all graduated
> projects with the exact amount to be determined.
> Due to cancellation of events in 2020, we are not in a position to
> allocate and spend as much as we did in previous years.
> To help navigate the uncertainties ahead in 2021, the Board is
> planning to have a budget meeting on 18 January 2021 to review 2020
> expenditures, sponsorship, and make financial decisions for the 2021
> Please send your detailed requests for approval (see detailed budget
> requests from 2020 e.g.
> 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:
> ideally by 17 January 2021 in advance 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 Tzotsos, PhD
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
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