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OpenStreetMap Foundation, Microgrants Commitee - Agenda & notes
Meeting: Thursday April 4th 2020, on Jitsi


  • Hanna Krüger
  • Chris Beddow
  • Janet Chapman
  • Clifford Snow
  • Joost Schouppe

Excused: Geoffrey Katerrega


Submission form

  • Everyone to comment by Monday April 14th
  • Allow a few days for comments on osmf-talk
  • Translation
   * "answer in any language you like"
   * translated form hopefully during revision time

Community involvement during revision of proposals

Main discussion preferably on the talk page on the wiki; where the proposal will live.


  • call for proposals ASAP; April 20th
  • how much time open for proposals?
   * considerations:
       * depends on the type of project we envision
       * some projects need some communication between several people now
   * between two and three weeks :)
   * we can always extend if needed. We won't communicate that though
  • feedback period
   * considerations:
       * we need to be able to ask questions
       * might change depending on number of applications
   * current vision (might change!)
       * one week public
       * two week internal (overlapping)

Blog post

Draft at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1yRPpMTaAWSC8ViHD8ELiL7Iy6UDA6iv0VWOAuPixBnU/edit


Action items

  • Clifford: to lead the form creation
  • Joost: to connect with OSM Weekly
   * week 1) already say form will be getting out 
   * week 2) calls for submissions should go out asap
  • All: to mail short bio to microgrants@osmfoundation.org
  • Chris: lead blog post updates

Next meeting(s)

next Thursday, same time