Re: Call for Proposals: Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration Awards 2008

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Re: Call for Proposals: Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration Awards 2008

Jon Gunderson
But somebody working for another non-profit organization in collaboration with the mozilla foundation could potentially apply.

Jon


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>Date: Wed, 02 Apr 2008 18:28:40 -0400
>From: Frank Hecker <[hidden email]>  
>Subject: Re: Call for Proposals: Mellon Award for Technology Collaboration Awards 2008  
>To: [hidden email]
>
>I registered at the Mellon site and looked at the nominations, thinking
>I might apply for something on behalf of the Mozilla Foundation. As it
>turns out, there's a FAQ specifically about us: "Can I nominate the
>Mozilla Foundation (or any other software foundation)?"
>
>http://matc.mellon.org/faq/why-isnt-the-mozilla-foundation-or-any-other-software-foundation-eligible
>
>The answer is no, you can't: "The MATC awards are designed to honor
>institutions that are not in the business of developing software ...
>[A]ll software foundations (e.g., Mozilla) are ineligible because
>developing software is their core business."
>
>Oh well :-)
>
>Frank
>
>
>Jon Gunderson wrote:
>> The Mellon Foundation is supporting open source software projects, receive either $50K or $100K for your open source project.  More details at their website.  They have supported a number of disability related projects, including the Firefox Accessibility Extension.
>>
>> http://matc.mellon.org/
>>
>> Applications due April 14th, 2008.
>
>
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>Frank Hecker
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