[GRASS-PSC] Fwd: Re: [OSGeo-Discuss] OSGeo Budget 2021

Moritz Lennert mlennert at club.worldonline.be
Sat Jan 23 04:13:05 PST 2021

Hi !

IIUC, this indicates that we request 5,419$. Any idea why ? Our official request was 2500$.


-------- Ursprüngliche Nachricht --------
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

Hi all,

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 
> budget.
> Please send your detailed requests for approval (see detailed budget 
> requests from 2020 e.g. 
> https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GeoServer_Budget_2020 
> <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/GeoServer_Budget_2020>)
> 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_2021 
> <https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/OSGeo_Budget_2021>
> 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

Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Open Source Geospatial Foundation

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