Example Project Proposal

What project are you applying for?

The Foundation, github.com/daneel-olivaw/foundation

Who are you, and how are you related to the project?

Daneel Olivaw, project creator

What are your preferred pronouns? (e.g. she/her, they/them, ze/zir)


What is your home timezone?


What is your location?

Sea of Tranquility, The Moon

Do you consider yourself an underrepresented minority in tech?


How much funding are you requesting?

$30,000 (200 hours over three months)

What do you hope to accomplish with this funding?

Preserve all knowledge and expertise created by galactic civilization, for the use of future humans at some future point after the collapse of the Galactic Empire.

What is your expected timeline for that work, broken down across the 12 weeks you will have funding?

How will this work improve the Ruby community?

The Foundation will ensure that Ruby continues to exist for tens of thousands of years, which is a large improvement over the Ruby community dying out entirely during the collapse of human civilization across the galaxy.

Do you receive any other funding for work on this project?

Yes, the Galactic Emperor also funds my work on this project, providing approximately ten billion credits per month.

Do you have any existing OSS work you would like to mention or show the selection committee?

I previously worked as a detective, solving difficult crimes with my human partner. For the details of one case, see The Caves of Steel.