[Owasp-leaders] Feedback Requested 2019 General Chapters/Project fund

Martin Knobloch martin.knobloch at owasp.org
Sun Nov 18 19:05:32 UTC 2018


Okay, my mistake. Thanks for correcting me, Travis!

Cheers,
-martin

On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 8:04 PM Sherif Mansour <sherif.mansour at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Thank you Travis,
>
> @Martin - yes Travis is correct - this is about focusing the approach of
> chapters/projects that need funds.
>
> My thinking was:
> 1) Every year there would be a list of requests from all the
> chapters/projects etc..
>
> 2) Larger chapters can decide how much to contribute towards for the total
> amount (up to them).
>
> 3) foundation sees if they can contribute as well + decide on fund raising
> events for the year
>
> 4) funds are distributed through out the year from a general common pool.
>
> -Sherif
>
> On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 at 6:40 pm, Travis McPeak <travis.mcpeak at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> If I understand it correctly this is different. This is about chapters
>> that want money to do things writing proposals about what they want to do
>> (and need money for).
>>
>> Then chapters with a surplus budget may donate to specific causes. Bay
>> Area already gives to chapters and projects on an ad-hoc basis. This will
>> provide more visibility about what we might give to.
>>
>> -Travis
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018, 10:31 AM Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Sherif,
>>>
>>> In general I like the idea, and it is not new.
>>> Chapters and projects with more than USD 5'000 had been asked to provide
>>> a budget or otherwise to be cut to USD 5'000.
>>> In previous years, we tried that, but unfortunately it never hat any
>>> follow up.
>>>
>>> What does not mean it does not work, but you might encounter mistrust
>>> when trying to enforce that.
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>> -martin
>>>
>>> Martin Knobloch
>>> _______________________
>>> OWASP Chairman of the BOD
>>> OWASP Netherlands Chapter Leader
>>>
>>> Email:   martin.knobloch at owasp.org
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>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 1:10 PM Sherif Mansour <sherif.mansour at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> Would very much like your feedback and if you have alternative
>>>> suggestions please let me know.
>>>>
>>>> I have been thinking about the way we do our annual project/chapter
>>>> budgets and wanted to run something by you.
>>>>
>>>> Why don’t we ask all the chapters/projects/committee for funds they
>>>> *want/need* for initiatives for 2019 and for the foundation to have a
>>>> general pool
>>>> of funds for larger chapters + foundation to contribute & *raise* funds.
>>>>
>>>> This does a few things:
>>>> 1) It would create more activity and highlight which parts of the
>>>> community need funds to take on thise activities
>>>>
>>>> 2) it helps distribute funds in a simple way - because there is a
>>>> general pool and we have identified all/most of the demand we know how much
>>>> money needs to be in the pool / how much funds we need to raise
>>>>
>>>> 3) It shifts the conversation from - how do larger chapters keep the
>>>> funds already earned - to how chapters can contribute to
>>>> chapters/projects/committees can utilise funds to further the mission on
>>>> the foundation.
>>>>
>>>> 4) These demands identified can also help act as the basis of
>>>> foundation fund raising efforts. I.e. if there are not enough funds we go
>>>> out and ask for it.
>>>>
>>>> -Sherif
>>>> --
>>>>
>>>> Sherif Mansour
>>>> OWASP Global Board Member & OWASP London Chapter Leader
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>>>> Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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>
> Sherif Mansour
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