Grants: March 2019 votes
Tue, 09-Apr-2019 by
The Grants Committee has concluded the voting of the November 2018 round.
There was one proposal this round, which was not approved.
**[A Complete (Interactive) Perl 6 Course with Exercises
](http://news.perlfoundation.org/2019/03/grant-proposal-create-a-comple.html)** (9,996 USD)
Voting results: Not approved: 3 YES votes with a score of 11 (2 votes of 5, 1 vote of 1), 4 NO votes
This was a close vote. Many members were very enthusiastic about
this project. Others, while agreeing that a course like this would be
good for the language, were concerned about:
* Hosting: Previous grants designed to create a site have failed due
to a lack of support/hosting for the completed software/content;
Delaying this decision until the content is created could result in a
technically successful grant, but a product that is not deployable.
* Technology: One potential suggestion for the technology for the
interactive examples was offered, but are no details about how that
would work or impact hosting.
* Content Details: More specifics about the items in the 3 content
groups would be helpful.
If there are any community members who
would be willing to host a solution like the one proposed, please reach out to
Andrew or the committee (or the Board).
We accept proposals throughout the year; our next round of review will begin the first week of May. You can submit proposals now.
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