[Pharo-project] donating money

Alexandre Bergel alexandre.bergel at me.com
Thu Jun 14 22:05:55 EDT 2012


By the way, could this donation be included in the ESUG registration?
Can I fix myself the amount of money I am willing to give?

Cheers,
Alexandre


On Jun 15, 2012, at 4:50 AM, Stéphane Ducasse wrote:

> Hi cameron
> 
> right now there is no simple way to give money to pharo but we are working on it. What is the amount that you have in mind.
> here is a sketch about what we are thinking after I gathered the ideas people mentioned during the pharo conference.
> 
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> 
> 
> Individus managed via the association
> =================
> 	- Supporter				40 Euros + cup/goody
> 		reduction at conference
> 
> 	- Ambassador Supporter		99 Euros
> 		reduction at conferences + cup 
> 
> 	- Donation
> 
> 	- Training sessions cheaper
> 
> 	- Conference reduction
> 
> managed by  INRIA
> =========
> 
> A company or an institution can be a consortium member:
> 
> The annual fees are 
> 	- Bronze       1000  Euros 
> 	- Silver       2000  Euros 
> 	- Gold	       4000  Euros      
> 
> Institutions	  1000 Euros
> 
> Main advantages for members.
> ==========================
> Non individual members of the consortium get the following advantages:
> 	- privileged access to the core development team via a specific mailing-list
> 		pharo-core-team-for-members at lists.gforge.inria.fr
> 
> 	- influence priorities of the next development. The member will be able to propose 
> 	agenda point and items for the core team. They will be requested one month in 
> 	advance before the annual committee meeting. 
> 
> 	- get access to privileged support
> 
> 		- Bronze gets one  day of support and platinum sponsor status. 
> 
> 		- Silver two days of support + one job description for job dashboard and platinum sponsor status. 
> 
> 		- Gold four days of support + 3 job description for job dashboard and platinum sponsor status.  
> 
> 	- Training special prices and possibility to become pharo trainer
> 	- Member can advertise themselves on the consortium web site
> 	- Member can also ask and pay for extra support days at 1000 Euros per day.
> 	- The consortium can provide access experts for certain tasks. 
> 
> Sponsoring	
> =============  
> 			normal 500 Euros
> 			platinium 1000 Euros
> 	- Sponsor will get their logos name exposed to the consortium web site.
> 	(the idea is that small companies can pay something)
> 
> 
> License		500 Euros
> =============
> 			- via a member a non member company can also ask and **pay** for extra support days at 800 Euros per day.
> 			- via a member a non member company can also get privileged access to core dev via a mailing-list.
> 		(the idea there is to make it like an insurance or a way to people to donate)
> 
> Job offers dashboard
> =============
> External entities can post job offers to the consortium job offers for 
> 			1000 Euros for one job
> 			2000 Euros for an undefined number
> 
> 
> Gouvernance: steering committee
> 
> 	• A steering committee is composed of one representative of each member (except individuals)
> 
> 	• The chairman of this committee will be Inria
> 
> 	• Agenda : will be established by Inria on proposals of the members (the members will be queried a month in advance)
> 
> 	• Meeting : at least once every year
> 
> 	• Role :
> 		-Follow the execution of the PHARO R&D Team
> 		-Validate and give input about the task list
> 		-Identify members of the executing commitee
> 		-Prepare, organize conferences, seminars or other animations to promote PHARO and have new members
> 		-Revise the annual fee
> 	• Decisions making : after consultation and collect of representative member points of views, Inria takes the final decision.
> 
> 
> Technical Executing Committee (akaR&D task)
> 	•Members proposed by the steering board and RMOD Team
> 	•Study, analyse and validate external contributions for PHARO
> 	•Report to the steering commitee
> 	•Propose, schedule and implement tasks in conformance with the tasks list presented and approved the steering
> 	•Coordinate the release Pharo and its VMs
> 
> 
> Stef
> 
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> 
> On Jun 14, 2012, at 9:34 PM, Cameron Sanders wrote:
> 
>> I am under the impression that I can donate money to the Pharo group through gforge.inria.fr. Is it possible to donate with a credit card right through their website? If so, can you please share the link to that page? [My tired eyes are not seeing it today and my searches are failing too.] Thanks in advance.
>> 
>> -Cam
> 
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