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

Sherif Mansour sherif.mansour at owasp.org
Sun Nov 18 19:08:53 UTC 2018


No worries - what do you think of the approach though?

On Sun, 18 Nov 2018 at 7:05 pm, Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>
wrote:

>
> 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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>> Sherif Mansour
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> --

Sherif Mansour
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