News about summit funding
kent at caspia.com
Mon Sep 8 17:08:24 UTC 2014
On 9/7/2014 4:42 AM, Magnus Melin wrote:
> October works for me.
> Indeed it's a victory, but also an excellent example of how the
> government structure is way too stale atm.
It should be clear now to everyone that current Thunderbird governance
is inadequate even for the $15,000 per year that seems to be our current
income. We also seem to be approaching a consensus on the plan to
directly approach our users for donations, to raise income to hire a few
people. A reasonable target for that is $500,000 per year, so we really
need a governance structure that is capable of managing that amount.
So there are three big discussions that need to take place, one on
governance, a second to clarify the consensus on our approach to the
future (specifically regarding fund raising and hiring of staff), and a
third on the summit planning. I expect to initiate those discussions in
the next couple of days here on tb-planning. Hopefully we can get enough
clarity that we can have a video made during the Summit that we can use
for promotional purposes.
More information about the tb-planning