Erlang Ecosystem Foundation – Sponsorship Working Group Proposal

Working Group Name

Sponsorship

Mission Statement

Approve sponsors candidacy

Main Objectives

  • Approve sponsors according to the policy defined by the board and approved by the members…
  • Encourage foundation outreach to potential sponsors…

Benefits to the community

  • Ensure that the sponsors adhere to the Foundation Values.
  • Validate the sponsorship tiers
  • Provide sponsor information to the secretary for the billing and administrative tasks
  • Provide sponsor information to the marketing group for communication purposes

Short term deliverables

  • Approve Founder sponsors

Long term deliverables

  • Approve sponsors.
  • Maintain institutional memory of outreach to potential, current and historical sponsors.

Why does this group require the Foundation

  • Sponsorships help the Erlang Ecosystem worldwide by supporting sprints, meetups, community events and projects, and of course, software development and open source projects. All of these initiatives help improve the Erlang Ecosystem community and Erlang Ecosystem tools that are used daily. This work can’t be done without the generous financial support that sponsor organizations provide to the foundation.

Initial list of volunteers

  • Francesco Cesarini
  • Benoît Chesneau
  • Peer Stritzinger
  • Sebastian Strollo
  • Alistair Woodman