I am pleased to announce that Ricardo Signes' [recent grant application](http://news.perlfoundation.org/2016/02/perl-5-grant-application-qa-ha.html) to cover the cost of his travel to the [QA Hackathon](http://act.qa-hackathon.org/qa2016/) has been successful. I would like to thank everyone who provided feedback on this grant.
This grant was awarded from our [Perl 5 Core Maintenance Fund](http://www.perlfoundation.org/perl_5_core_maintenance_fund). If you would like to contribute to this fund please use our [donation system](https://secure.donor.com/pf012/give) or contact karen [a] perlfoundation.org
The [QA Hackathon](http://act.qa-hackathon.org/qa2016/) is a free of charge coding workshop for people involved in Quality Assurance, testing, packaging, CPAN, and other quality assurance projects. It is taking place in Rugby, UK, from the 21st to the 24th April.