Funding and Coordinating Python Projects via Non-Profits

Bradley M. Kuhn

Friday 15 March 2013

Who Am I?

I Doth Protest Too Much.

Hacking Organizations

How Projects Start?

Measure of Success?

The Hidden Free Software Funding System

It’s the duty of all Free Software developers to steal as much time as they can from their employers for software freedom.

— Jeremy Allison, Director, Conservancy & Member, Samba Team

A Portrait of the Free Software Artist…

Throughout history, if you want to know who controls the world, look to who funds the artists of their time.

— Francis Ford Coppola, The Godfather commentary track

Charities as a Counterbalance

How This Relates To Fundraising?

Practicing What I’m Preaching

Where’s the Money come from?

The IRS is Awesome!

IRS’ Public Support Test

Why Don’t We Do More?

Why Don’t We Do More?

Why Don’t We Do More?

Why Don’t We Do More?

Where Do We Go From Here?

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