[Owasp-leaders] Last call for budget items

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Wed Jan 25 20:29:33 UTC 2017

Hi All

Is there a budget for the volunteer portal?

Also I will be submitting a budget for Projects Bounties & other activities
related to Projects



On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 2:11 PM, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org>

> Hi Laura,
> I am responding so you have my contact info should you wish to reach out
> to me.
> Best,
> Tiffany
> Tiffany Long
> Community Manager
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 7:02 AM, Andrew van der Stock <vanderaj at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi Laura,
>> The simple answer is both "yes" and "no". If you want to run an "OWASP
>> Day", like Julian Berton did at OWASP Melbourne last year, I'm sure that
>> Tiffany here can assist with pointers and so on. We offer well planned
>> events an opportunity to obtain funding on a case by case basis, which
>> Tiffany can take you through the process and funding limits. Generally, to
>> make sure you get lots of attendees, we recommend a minimum of 3 months
>> lead time on this type of event, with 6+ months being ideal so you can get
>> the best trainers, organise the best rates with event spaces, etc, etc.
>> As training can be immensely profitable, we are generally happy to help
>> provide funding to book a space and catering, as long as this is
>> re-invested back in the local chapter once expenses have been paid. We use
>> a 90/10 split for these types of events, where 90% of the profits go
>> straight back to the chapter. 10% covers our staff and logistics costs.
>> If it becomes more of a serious regional conference or similar, like
>> AppSec Cali or AppSec Africa, then it's best to talk to Laura Grau. The
>> lead time for these events is usually 9-12 months.
>> thanks,
>> Andrew
>> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 1:50 AM, Laura Bigram <laura.bigram at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi Andrew
>>> I am the chapter leader for trinidad and Tobago.  Ive been thinking of
>>> hosting all day training event with various speakers in 2017.
>>> However this is way out of the reach of tt funds allocation.
>>> Is there a limit to how much funds can be approved for the budget items?
>>> LB
>>> On Jan 25, 2017 09:22, "Andrew van der Stock" <vanderaj at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>> Hi there
>>> It's the last call for any budget items. I've put out a general call for
>>> budget items since the September board meeting, and met with many different
>>> folks at AppSec USA, so if you have something that you'd like OWASP to do
>>> and that needs funds, it's crunch time.
>>> I am preparing the final budget in preparation for its approval in our
>>> February 8 board meeting, so please if you have big ticket items that can't
>>> be funded from your chapter or project that are one of our strategic goals,
>>> the sooner you can get it in the the more likely you will be able to do it
>>> in 2017.
>>> thanks
>>> Andrew
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Johanna Curiel
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