[Numpy-discussion] Fwd: [numfocus] Grants up to $3k available to NumFOCUS projects (sponsored & affiliated)
ralf.gommers at gmail.com
Mon Mar 27 04:41:35 EDT 2017
For those who did not see the call on the NumFOCUS list, the below may be
I also have a proposal idea: a redesign of numpy.org. Our website is very
poor, both in terms of content and design. If a good designer spends 40
hours on it, that should be enough to change it into something nice (or at
least not embarassing).
What do you think? Other ideas?
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From: Gina Helfrich <gina at numfocus.org>
Date: Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 10:51 AM
Subject: Re: [numfocus] Grants up to $3k available to NumFOCUS projects
(sponsored & affiliated)
To: numfocus at googlegroups.com, devs at numfocus.org
There is no specific template, but proposals should be kept under 2 pages.
Maximum 1 submission per project.
Required elements of the proposal are:
- project description
- benefit to project/community
- project team
- and budget
Submit proposals to info at numfocus.org
On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Bob Carpenter <carp at alias-i.com> wrote:
> Is there a format you're expecting for proposals?
> Are applications limited to one per project?
> Hard to imagine a project won't have something to do with $3K,
> so I imagine you'll get applications from all of the projects if
> the proposals take less than an hour or two to put together.
> - Bob
> > On Mar 16, 2017, at 12:14 PM, Gina Helfrich <gina at numfocus.org> wrote:
> > Call for Proposals - Small Development Grants
> > NumFOCUS is asking for proposals from its sponsored and affiliated
> projects for targeted small development projects with a clear benefit to
> those projects. This call is motivated by the success of our 2016
> end-of-year fundraising drive; we want to direct the donated funds to our
> projects in a way that has impact and visibility to donors and the wider
> > There are no restrictions on what the funding can be used for. Whether
> it’s code development, documentation work, an educational, sustainability
> or diversity initiative, or yet something else, we trust the projects
> themselves to understand what they need and explain that need in the
> > Available Funding:
> > • Up to $3,000 per proposal
> > • Allocated funding is $9,000; depending on the number and quality
> of proposals this may be adjusted up or down.
> > Eligibility:
> > • Proposals must be approved by the leadership of a NumFOCUS
> sponsored or affiliated project.
> > • Proposed work must have a clear outcome, achievable within 2017.
> > • The call is open to applicants from any nationality and can be
> performed at any university, institute or business worldwide (US export
> laws permitting).
> > Timeline:
> > • Mid-March 2017: Call for Proposals released
> > • 3 April 2017: deadline for proposal submissions
> > • 17 April: successful proposals announced
> > --
> > Dr. Gina Helfrich
> > Communications Director, NumFOCUS
> > gina at numfocus.org
> > 512-222-5449
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