[Linux-aus] Grant request: AdaCamp sponsorship

Joshua Hesketh josh at nitrotech.org
Tue Nov 22 12:34:00 EST 2011

Hi Mary,

If you could just supply your bank account details again I can work 
towards setting this up.


On 21/11/11 15:38, Peter Lieverdink wrote:
> Hi Mary,
> I'm pleased to let you know that your request has been accepted and that Linux Australia will support AdaCamp Melbourne with a $1,000 grant.
> Cheers,
> - Peter.
> ----- Original Message -----
>> Hi Linux Australia,
>> This is a grant request per http://www.linux.org.au/projects/grants
>> I would like to apply for a Linux Australia grant on behalf of the Ada
>> Initiative in order to partially cover costs for our event AdaCamp,
>> planned for January 14 in Melbourne just before LCA. I request a grant
>> to support AdaCamp at either the $500 or $1000 level as outlined in
>> the attached sponsorship prospectus.
>> AdaCamp is a one-day summit/unconference about increasing women’s
>> participation in open technology and culture with a regional focus on
>> Australia. AdaCamp will bring women together
>> to build community, discuss issues women have in common across open
>> technology and culture fields, and find ways to address them. In
>> particular, we hope to find out what common
>> responses and resources are needed and how the Ada Initiative can
>> contribute to them.
>> (If any women reading are interested in *attending* AdaCamp, please
>> see
>> http://adainitiative.org/2011/10/ada-initiative-to-hold-first-adacamp-in-melbourne-australia/
>> ).
>> In terms of grant conditions:
>> Be for the good of a project that relates to Linux or Open Source:
>> this project is intended to build community among and resources for
>> women in open technology and culture, which benefits Open Source and
>> similar communities.
>> Have some tangible result: the event being run is clearly a tangible
>> result. In addition, we will report on the outcomes of the camp both
>> on our blog and at the Haecksen miniconf a couple of days later.
>> Be submitted to linux-aus at linux.org.au: this mail fulfills this
>> condition.
>> Must have specified milestones, and attempt to meet them: the major
>> milestone is the holding of the event. An earlier milestones is:
>> completing bookings and opening registrations, end of November.
>> Have open documentation procedures if possible: resources developed as
>> a result of the event will be Creative Commons Attribution Share-alike
>> Must credit LA with sponsorship on their website, with an appropriate
>> link: as per the attached prospectus LA will receive at least this
>> level of recognition.
>> -Mary
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