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  • Actually, I seem to recall that when I ran the committee, we were not funding much more than $5,000 per round, sometimes less (yes, there were exceptions). Alberto created a new voting process internally and it's done a great job of pushing the envelope and expanding what we do, but that means more money. And as Alberto points out, many of the grants have not finished yet. If we're to be good stewards of the community's money, we need to make sure it goes to projects which are both worthwhile and will be

    • Hmm, I seem to remember a post about the fact that TPF wants to award 10,000 USD/month to the grants but now that I was searching for it I could not find such post.

      So if there was no such post then let's have one.

      Let's target 10,000 USD / quarter for community driven grants for 2009.

      On the other note, I think TPF should only pay out the money after the final conclusion report about the project was posted for any grant. Projects should also have a time limit. Eg. if the project is not finished with 6

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      • by reneeb (6493) on 2008.12.17 7:10 (#66517) Journal
        The $10,000 USD limit was just for one quarter. Maybe you meant this post (http://news.perlfoundation.org/2008/06/help_tpf_fund_grants.html)

        I'd like to help you with the fund raise. I can "promote" it on some websites and in the german perl magazine.
        Something like this has to be prepared well. You need a press release in several languages. I can prepare one for german media.

        @TPF: Do companies get a receipt when they sponsor TPF?