[Osmf-talk] Financing the OSMF

Rich richlv at nakts.net
Tue Aug 27 16:39:23 UTC 2013

On 08/27/2013 07:31 PM, Oleksiy Muzalyev wrote:
> Harry,
> "OpenStreetMap" community is working in the  disaster recovery field the
> same as, for instance, the CIRC http://www.cicr.org/
> I do not compare "OSM" with "CIRC", which has got the budget of 1.2
> billion and 12500 employees, let alone the UN agencies.
> I meant a modest office building with a small conference hall for, say,
> 20 - 30 people.
> These humanitarian organizations and agencies do use the OSM map. A
> venue for closer personal  cooperation between organizations and
> communities could be beneficial in my opinion.

let's start from the other way around. if we get 1.2 billion something
in a donation, let's get hardware and everything we want. if some
millions are left over, we can waste them on a building...

> Besides it would be the sign that the OSM is serious about the
> humanitarian work.
> brgds
> Oleksiy
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Alex-7
> On 27.08.2013 17:21, Harry Wood wrote:
>> ...a conference centre building in Geneva? ...
>> Harry Wood

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