[Owasp-board] Grant Spending and Funding Policy

Sarah Baso sarah.baso at owasp.org
Thu Oct 31 19:36:31 UTC 2013


Good suggestion - yes, Samantha will add to the document.

Thanks,
Sarah


On Thu, Oct 31, 2013 at 10:03 AM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:

> Shall that be documented?
>
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> Eoin Keary
> Owasp Global Board
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> On 31 Oct 2013, at 16:58, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
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> Eoin - moving your question over the the applicable thread...
>
> Question:
> If a project has funding but is terminated have we documented what happens
> in such edge cases?
> If a project has surplus funding what happens also?
>
>  The answer to both of these questions is the same - if a project receives
> grant funding but the funding isn't spent or the project is terminated,
> Samantha as the grant administrator will notify the org issuing the grant.
> We are not able to allocate grant spending to other projects or make any
> determination (by OWASP staff or volunteer) on that money.  Depending on
> the grant I am guessing they will ask us to refund the money or use it to
> reboot the project itself.  Again, this decision isn't up to us it is up to
> the terms of the grant itself laid out by the granting organization.
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 2:58 PM, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> I would say no - this is operational and ensures that we are in
>> compliance with both the law and terms of grant awards.
>>
>> What do others think?
>>
>> Sarah
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 2:54 PM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
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>>> Does this need a vote? Does it need to be part of bylaws.
>>>
>>> Eoin Keary
>>> Owasp Global Board
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>>>
>>> On 30 Oct 2013, at 21:43, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Board members -
>>>
>>> Samantha, along with the feedback from the rest of the staff, put
>>> together some operational guidelines for grant spending:
>>>
>>> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/1yX68nS20qj7QNTcDkKCD3hSfFEbJaBKjoWjc2wF_aLA/edit
>>>
>>> These guidelines provide clear expectations of how grant awarded funds
>>> are to be managed and spent by all OWASP Projects. In addition to being an
>>> important piece in management of funds, the IRS asks about the
>>> organization's procedures for monitoring the use of grants (especially
>>> outside of the US).
>>>
>>> I have added the link to this document to the Governance page as well
>>> https://owasp.org/index.php/Governance.
>>>
>>> Finally, the staff is working on developing instructions that will
>>> assist the community on requesting funds from the foundation more broadly
>>> since I know this is a current point of confusion (and we want it to be
>>> easy and clear to everyone).  So, stay tuned for that piece!
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Sarah Baso
>>>
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