2014.02.01 in #132
New Secretary Elected for the Grants Committee
Makoto Nozaki has replaced Alberto Simões as the secretary of The Perl Foundation grant committee.
2014.02.27 in #136
New Rules of Operation - Grants Committee
Makoto Nozaki, the new head of The Perl Foundation Grants Committee has announced the new rules. 1) Calls for grants will be every 2 months. 2) Grant limit is up to 10,000 USD. 3) Some other, minor issues.
2014.06.29 in #153
Grants Committee 2014 first half
A few notes of Makoto Nozaki, the head of the Grants Committee
2014.07.10 in #155
Grants Committee Budget
Makoto Nozaki gives us the low-down on the Perl Foundation Grants Committee; how much money they currently have, how the rest of the year looks like.
2014.07.16 in #156
July 2014 Grant Proposals
There are two grant proposals in the wing for the Perl Foundation, Makoto Nozaki tells us. One is a book project, the other deals with improvements for the software running the Perl conferences websites.
2014.08.21 in #161
New Grant Manager
Makoto Nozaki announces that Mark Jensen has joined the Perl Foundation Grants Committee has a grant manager.
2015.01.01 in #180
Call For Grant Proposals (January 2015 Round)
You can submit your grant proposal to The Perl Foundation till 14 January. The grants will be decided till 30th January.
2015.01.07 in #181
Grant Reports for December
Makoto reports on the Perl foundation grants for December. Inline::C/CPP as well as a new Perl::Lint are two improvements that should make people happy.
2015.01.31 in #184
The Ado web framework wasn't funded
Two weeks ago we linked to the proposal for the Ado web framework. It wasn't funded, primarily because there's already a lot of choice in Perl web frameworks, so it wasn't clear this was the best use of the funds ($4500 was requested).
2015.02.19 in #187
RFC: Limiting grant duration
Nozaki-san has proposed a change to TPF rules for grants, aimed at defining a deadline for all grant applications, beyond which projects would be deemed to have failed. If you have an opinion, please add a comment.
2015.05 in #197
Call For Grant Proposals (May 2015 Round)
Dead-line for the TPF grant proposals is 15th May.
2015.05.21 in #200
Deadline Extended - Call For Grant Proposals
Call For Grant Proposals (May 2015 Round) has been extended until the end of May.
2015.07.03 in #206
Call For Grant Proposals (July 2015 Round)
The Perl Foundation keeps offering you money. Why don't you take some?
2015.08.06 in #211
RFC: Perl software of the year award
Nozaki-san wonders whether there should be a (monetary) award for "best Perl application" each year, to try and make a bit more noise about successful Perl apps. He wants to hear what we think, so why not let him know?
2015.09.04 in #215
Call For Grant Proposals (Sept 2015 Round)
Have a great idea how to help the Perl ecosystem? The Grant Proposals are open until the 18th of this month.
2015.09.19 in #217
September 2015 Grant Proposals
There are 5 grant proposals being considered; four of them are related to RPerl, and the other is to document and release Plerd, a lightweight blogging platform.
2015.11.02 in #224
Call For Grant Proposals (November 2015 Round)
The dead line to submit your grant request to The Perl Foundation is 16th November.
2015.11.16 in #226
November 2015 Grant Proposals
There are 4 proposals and one of them looks like a scam. I let you guess which one.
2015.12.03 in #228
November 2015 Grant Votes
A grant to merge stabilize and merge Test::Stream and Test::Simple into perl-blead has been approved.
2015.12.24 in #231
Grants Committee Changes, December 2015
Ben Tilly is stepping down from Grants Committee, after 10 years service. Thanks to Ben. Sawyer X has volunteered to take his place.
2016.01.02 in #232
Call For Grant Proposals (January 2016)
The application deadline for this round is 23:59 January 16th UTC
2016.02.08 in #238
Grant Proposal: RPerl User Documentation, Part 2
Will Braswell has applied for a second grant: $1600 to continue work on the Learning RPerl user tutorial. Add your comments if you agree or disagree with this proposal being funded.
2016.02.25 in #240
Jan/Feb 2016 Grant Votes
TPF approved RPerl User Documentation, Part 2.
2016.03.07 in #242
Call For Grant Proposals (March 2016 Round)
The Perl Foundation is launching its round of grant proposals for March. Deadline: March 23rd.
2016.07.02 in #258
Call For Grant Proposals (July 2016 Round)
The next round of grant proposals are due by 15th July.
2016.12.27 in #284
TPF 2016Q4 Activity Report
A summary of Perl Foundation activity in the fourth quarter of 2016.
2017.01.05 in #285
Call For Grant Proposals (Jan 2017 Round)
Deadline: 15 January 2017
2017.01.10 in #287
Grant Extension Request: Maintaining the Perl 5 Core
Dave Mitchell has requested an extension of $20,000 for his Maintaining the Perl 5 Core grant.
2017.01.25 in #288
Grants Committee needs a new member
The Perl Foundation's grants committee is looking for fresh blood.
2017.01.25 in #288
Tony Cook's Grant Report for December 2016
The latest report on Perl 5 work done by Tony Cook.
2017.01.29 in #288
Dave Mitchell's Grant Extended
Dave Mitchell's grant has been extended, so he can continue doing his sterling work on Perl 5.
2017.01.31 in #289
January 2017 Grant Votes
"Standardization, Test Coverage, and Documentation of Perl 6 I/O Routines" grant has been approved
2017.03.13 in #295
Dave Mitchell's February 2017 report
The monthly update on Perl 5 work done by Dave Mitchell, supported by a Perl 5 development grant.
2017.04.20 in #300
Grant extension request by Tony Cook
Tony Cook has asked for an extension to his Perl 5 maintenance grant: $20k for another 400 hours of work.
2017.07.13 in #312
See you at Barcelona.pm!
2017.08.01 in #315
Perl 5 Core Grant Approved: Zefram maintaining the Perl 5 Core
2017.08.03 in #315
Grant Extension Approved: Dave Mitchell Perl 5 Core
2017.09.06 in #320
Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Tony Cook): Grant Report
2017.09.06 in #320
Maintaining Perl 5 Core (Dave Mitchell): Grant Report
2018.01.17 in #339
Maintaining the Perl 5 Core (Zefram): Grant Report for Dec 2017
2018.02.08 in #342
Maintaining the Perl 5 Core (Zefram): Grant Report for Jan 2017
2018.02.27 in #345
Public nomination/election process of TPF board members
How to become a TPF board member?
2018.04.19 in #352
German Perl Workshop
The highlights: Meet Perl hackers and community members who I have known online for years; Talk about TPF; Visit Perl, a small town in Germany.
2019.01.23 in #393
Google Summer of Code 2019
The Perl Foundation is participating in Google Summer of Code again this year. Deadline is today!
2020.01 in #445
TPF Board Meeting Minutes for January 2020
2020.01.22 in #444
Taking Part in Outreachy
The Perl Foundation will be taking part in the Outreachy May to August 2020 internships.
2020.03.31 in #454
TPF Board Meeting Minutes for March 2020
Makoto-san shared TPF board meetings.
2020.05.12 in #460
Outreachy Intern announced - Areesha working on Open Food Facts
Makoto annouced Areesha as Outreachy Intern, who is a Software Engineering student doing her bachelor’s from the National University of Sciences and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan.
2020.08.15 in #473
Outreachy internship successful completion
As previously announced, The Perl Foundation accepted Areesha Tariq as an intern for this year's internship to work on Open Food Facts. Stephane Gigandet provided mentorship for her during the entire program.
2020.11.19 in #487
TPF Meeting Minutes for October 2020
2021.09.11 in #529
Outreachy Perl internship 2021 successful completion
This year Rosheen Naeem was mentored by Stéphane Gigandet and worked on the Open Food Facts project. Which is looking for more contributors knowing Perl and people who like to eat.
2022.02.13 in #551
Outreachy participation - looking for mentors
I love the idea behind the Outreachy program and a while ago, while learning Spanish, I wanted to encourage more people living in South America to apply. So I read the Outreachy Applicant Guide. They explain that one needs to show why they should be accepted and they recommend this to be detailed. So instead of writing "I face religious discrimination" they suggest the applicant writes "I am a Muslim in France. Muslims make up less than 2.3% of France's population. I face religious discrimination.". So people at Outreachy think that Muslims in France face religious discrimination AND/OR they try to encourage people to feel that way. It is strange they thought that this should be the example on their web site on how to provide clear information.
2022.10.03 in #585
Nominate heroes for the 2022 White Camel Awards
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