[Linux-aus] [LACTTE] Grant request: That Linux Australia fund Renai Lemay Kickstarter

Kathy Reid kathy at kathyreid.id.au
Thu Jun 18 12:41:44 AEST 2015

Thanks Josh and Council, this is still a great outcome - and interested 
to see how it progresses.

Best, K.

On 18-June-2015 12:17, Joshua Hesketh wrote:
> Hello Kathy,
> Thank you very much for your grant request. Between the time of you 
> submitting it and the minimum 2 weeks for community input to the 
> request the kickstarter campaign had ended. As such your grant request 
> has been closed by the council.
> *
>      o
>         MOTIONby Josh H given the timing the council has missed the
>         opportunity to be involved in the Kickstarter campaign. The
>         council believes this project is still of interest to its
>         members and will reach out to Renai on what might be helpful
>         in an in kind, financial or other way. Therefore the grant
>         request is no longer current and to be closed.
>       o Seconded Sae Ra Germaine
> However, the council still believes this to be an important and 
> interesting project to its members. As such we'll still be reaching 
> out to Renai to see how we might be able to contribute. Although the 
> grant request is closed, we will continue to follow this up as an item 
> for LA.
> Cheers,
> Josh
> *
> On 21/05/15 19:47, Kathy Reid wrote:
>> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/renai/the-frustrated-state
>> at the $200 level, with Renai then able to interview LA Council or 
>> nominated representatives about technology issues
>> Why is this a good idea?
>> - It demonstrates alignment with LA's values of transparency and 
>> openness, and aspirational desire to influence tech policy in Australia
>> - It gives LA a stronger voice in tech policy making
>> - We need this sort of research and policy analysis and to spur 
>> technology policy debate in Australia
>> Kind regards,
>> Kathy Reid
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Kathy Reid
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