[Osmf-talk] Budget for 2016

Dale Kunce dale.kunce at gmail.com
Sun May 1 20:13:48 UTC 2016


I'd be interested both as an individual and as someone working with larger
OSM institutions. A strong osmf makes everything more sustainable for us
all. The big thing for me is that the funds can't be about buying the next
server but instead be used to grow OSM.
On May 1, 2016 3:59 PM, "john whelan" <jwhelan0112 at gmail.com> wrote:

> OSMand is commercial and dependent on OSM they might find a bob or two.
>
> Could OSM be formed into a charity, that might stretch the donations a
> little further.
>
> I'd be inclined to suggest a membership drive for OSMF, we could do with
> more cash to whatever we do with it.
>
> Cheerio John
>
> On 1 May 2016 at 15:43, Kate Chapman <kate at maploser.com> wrote:
>
>> Related.
>>
>> Would individuals be interested in contributing to a yearly fundraising
>> campaign if it was not just for hardware? Are businesses and other donors
>> interested?
>>
>> On Sun, May 1, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Dale Kunce <dale.kunce at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> What is the monthly/annual burn rate to keep things running. Would osmf
>>> be interested in a yearly fundraising campaign to cover these basic needs.
>>> On May 1, 2016 1:52 PM, "Martin Koppenhoefer" <dieterdreist at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> sent from a phone
>>>>
>>>> > Il giorno 01 mag 2016, alle ore 17:19, Simon Poole <simon at poole.ch>
>>>> ha scritto:
>>>> >
>>>> > While I'm fairly sure there will be a white knight coming to the
>>>> rescue
>>>> > (including the "bust" scenario) from "somewhere", such help will very
>>>> > likely come at the cost of independence.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I believe in case of an incident like a fire, which would put the
>>>> existence of osmf at risk, we would be able to raise emergency funds very
>>>> fast also amongst our contributors, without loosing our independence, but
>>>> of course you're right that a good plan is even better than unlimited
>>>> confidence...
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> cheers,
>>>> Martin
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