[Osmf-talk] Should OSMF run another microgrants round?

Amanda McCann amanda.mccann at osmfoundation.org
Sun Nov 7 12:40:11 UTC 2021

Hello fellow OSMers,

The OSMF Board needs to sort out how we're going to budget this, what the budget structure will be, whether it should be once off or recurring, and where the fundraising will come from. So we're going to shelve this for now and come back to it at a later date.

On Fri, 22 Oct 2021 22:59 +02:00, Amanda McCann <amanda.mccann at osmfoundation.org> wrote:
> Hello OSMers,
> In 2020 (& onwards) the OSMF ran a microgrants programme ( 
> https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/Microgrants ) , and distributed 
> about €50,000 to 12 projects. You can read the report from the 
> Microgrants Committee here: 
> https://wiki.osmfoundation.org/wiki/File:OSMF_Microgrants_report_2020-21.odt
> The OSMF Board is often asked if we're going to do another round. No 
> decision has been taken, but I and others are pleased with the results, 
> and I am tempted to run a similar microgrants round again.
> But first I want to ask you, the OSM & OSMF membership. Do you think we 
> should do it again?

A. McCann
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