[foundation-board] Three year budget / Omidyar proposal

Helen Turvey (King) helen.turvey at shuttleworthfoundation.org
Wed Jul 13 10:07:54 UTC 2016

Thank you so much for this Pavel.  I would very much like a meeting to
discuss.  I am a little worried about timing to organise - perhaps a doodle?

I am about:  2nd/3rd/4th, w/c 8th, or w/c 15th - otherwise I am only back
around Sept time.

Thanks, HT

On 12 July 2016 at 21:00, Pavel Richter <pavel.richter at okfn.org> wrote:

> Dear Members of the Board,
> as you are aware, I am currently discussing a renewal of our unrestricted
> grant with Martin and Andrew from the Omidyar Network. This is a *very*
> significant part of the overall funding strategy, given that it would be
> the largest part of unrestricted funds we are seeking. In addition, if we
> receive this funding, it will end after three years, with no potential
> renewal (which is standard for Omidyar, they usually fund "only" up to 8
> years).
> While the Board will need to sign of on the individual annual budgets (for
> 2017, this will happen during Q4, I would think), Omidyar (and other
> funders, of course) require us to have a mid-term outlook at our
> financials.
> I am not sure if you have had similar outlooks prior to me joining the
> organisation; in this spreadsheet
> <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1L5SpIoWK_Pi43CJHAOd4qPKFfZtDiDeyHrYhAkqvH_E/edit#gid=0>,
> you will find an overview of planned budget development from 2017 to 2019,
> with additional breakdowns and details here
> <https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1S-f1EmKR5ts0sM_3RHK1fVI02WfoD6DuhoK3tDKXdCk/edit#gid=888382445>.
> I have developed three different scenarios, with the "Medium Scenario" the
> most likely to happen.
> Karin and I thought it might be a good idea if we do not wait until our
> regular next Board meeting to discuss this, but rather have an additional
> meeting within the next couple of weeks. I (together with Mark, of course)
> would then provide you with background and details and I would ask for your
> approval.
> --
> Kind regards
> Pavel Richter
> Open Knowledge International
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Helen Turvey (King)

Shuttleworth Foundation

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