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

Sherif Mansour sherif.mansour at owasp.org
Mon Nov 26 21:13:57 UTC 2018


I have added that to the next board meeting -
https://www.owasp.org/index.php/December_2018
Will try to propose that sooner.

On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 9:29 PM Sherif Mansour <sherif.mansour at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Ok great - if time permitting in the board meeting - I'll bring it up.
>
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 7:13 PM Martin Knobloch <martin.knobloch at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> I like it!
>>
>> Kind regards,
>> -martin
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 8:09 PM Sherif Mansour <sherif.mansour at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> 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
>>>>>>> Mobile: +31623226933
>>>>>>> Web:    https://www.owasp.org
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 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
>>>>>>>> Site: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/London
>>>>>>>> Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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>>>>>
>>>>> Sherif Mansour
>>>>> OWASP Global Board Member & OWASP London Chapter Leader
>>>>> Site: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/London
>>>>> Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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>>>> --
>>>
>>> Sherif Mansour
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>
> --
>
> Sherif Mansour
> OWASP Global Board Member & OWASP London Chapter Leader
> Site: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/London
> Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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-- 

Sherif Mansour
OWASP Global Board Member & OWASP London Chapter Leader
Site: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/London
Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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