Re: [Board] OSGeo Budget 2020

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Re: [Board] OSGeo Budget 2020

Angelos Tzotsos
Hi Jody,

There has been no change of strategy (at least yet) from the new board.
Indeed the budget inquiry e-mail is similar, we need to draft a budget soon.

Regards,
Angelos

On 12/10/19 9:09 AM, Jody Garnett wrote:

> Angelos:
>
> This email is very similar to the one sent last year, the goals listed for
> last year were strategic in nature (CITE compliance, participation
> developing new standards). Do these goals reflect the strategy of OSGeo in
> 2020?
> --
> Jody Garnett
>
>
> On Mon, 9 Dec 2019 at 20:39, Angelos Tzotsos <[hidden email]> 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
>> http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos
>>
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--
Angelos Tzotsos, PhD
Charter Member
Open Source Geospatial Foundation
http://users.ntua.gr/tzotsos

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