[okfn-coord] Some Funding proposals sent on to OSI
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Jan 30 18:32:37 UTC 2008
This is great Rufus!
Yes, I think we should definitely apply to NLnet.
A couple of things they emphasise on their site:
* "A focus on societal impact and actual usage..."
* "...application contains a target audience ... and tells us how you
are going to disseminate results and promote awareness."
I think these things are covered in the application as it is, but will
try and look over again in detail tomorrow.
We can send pdf via the web form ...
Rufus Pollock wrote:
> I just sent the outlines of 3 of our projects on to Vera Franz at OSI
> (following a long phone conversation 10 days ago). I've removed the
> attachments but they can be found on the board wiki at (password
> protected with the usual login):
> We'll see what comes of this ...
> Jonathan: I note the NLNet deadline for proposals is the 1st of
> February. Is it worth submitting the CKAN item to them as we
> discussed? I've now updated this (as you will see on the wiki) to be
> more generic but I don't know whether you can just post them the PDF
> or we need to do something more.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Follow-up to our recent chat
> Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2008 13:25:15 +0000
> From: Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
> To: Vera Franz <vfranz at osieurope.org>
> Dear Vera,
> Here are the promised project summaries attached in PDF format.
> Apologies for the delay in getting these to you -- last week was rather
> I've used PDF as I thought this ensured maximum portability, however if
> you'd like these in a different format (e.g. Open Office or even plain
> text) please let me know. The two main ones to look at in terms of OSI's
> current interests are probably "Where Does My Money Go" (relevant on the
> governance and transparency side of things), and "Weaving History"
> (relevant on the educational and content reuse side of things), though
> CKAN might also be interesting from the infrastructure and reuse point
> of view.
> Finally, I'm sorry we won't be seeing you at "Open Knowledge 2008
> (OKCon)" on the 15th of March but I hope we'll get a chance to meet in
> person soon.
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