[Linux-aus] Barcamp Gold Coast Grant

James Turnbull james at lovedthanlost.net
Thu Jun 12 11:44:45 EST 2008

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Jonathan Oxer wrote:
| On Wed, 2008-06-11 at 20:17 +1000, Steve Dalton wrote:
|> I was just looking on the linux.org.au website and noticed the section
|> on grants - is this scheme still active?
| Should be, but AFAIK the current Council haven't announced who the new
| Grants Tzar is (or even if there is one) and there hasn't been any
| visible action this year on the grants scheme.
| There have been grants approved for Bar Camps in the past so I'd suggest
| you go ahead and submit a proposal both to this list and to
| council at linux.org.au and see what happens. $500 would probably be a very
| reasonable request that would be likely to be approved, provided you
| specify in your proposal what it would be used for at the Bar Camp and
| how that would benefit the FOSS community.

What Jonathan said.  The scheme is still active.  Melissa Draper and
myself have been looking at the grants programme this year but we've had
a very small number of requests thus far and obviously need to do some
more to promote the scheme.


James Turnbull

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