[pydotorg-www] Planning a new regional Python conference in the Pacific Northwest

M.-A. Lemburg mal at python.org
Wed Oct 8 22:31:30 CEST 2014

On 08.10.2014 22:20, Rachel Kelly wrote:
> Hello all!  My name is Rachel Kelly and I'm part of a group of people
> planning a small-scale Columbus Day 2015 Python conference, tentatively
> titled PyDX (as a play on PDX - it may change as we haven't determined yet
> if it should be JUST Portland).
> Is there someone I can ask about routing donations?  We are considering &
> questioning a few different structures for our organization:
> 1) Becoming our own 501(c)3, time-consuming and complex
> 2) Becoming an LLC beneath the PSF
> 3) Becoming a non-profit also beneath the PSF.
> It seems as though option 3 would be the most common route for Python
> conference orgs to take, but we have been considering the LLC route, while
> behaving in not-for-profit ways, for ease of organizational structure.
> I've subbed the Python Conferences mailing list, is there anything else I
> should do re organization in the mean time?

You can ask the PSF for fiscal sponsorship:


We're doing this for a couple of user groups in the US and it's
rather easy to set up.

Apart from that, please have a look at these pages on the wiki:


Marc-Andre Lemburg
Python Software Foundation (PSF)

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