We’re beginning off the yr feeling energized and supported, thanks to every of you who shared or donated to our year-end fundraiser and membership drive. We raised a whopping $43,000 by means of our PyCharm partnership with JetBrains–that’s greater than double final yr! With over 150 particular person donations, new Supporting Memberships, and JetBrains’ beneficiant partnership, we raised $134,175 whole for our work supporting Python and the Python group! All in all, through the interval of the fundraiser, we raised near $200K, which incorporates donations from our sponsors, donations to our Fiscal Sponsorees, Membership renewals, and proceeds from the particular replay of our Humble Bundle, due to No Starch Press.
Your beneficiant help means we will confidently begin 2024 by investing in our key targets for the yr. These targets embrace:
- Bettering dialogue with the worldwide group
- Investing in group help
- Creating extra pathways for technical contributions
We depend on group funding–of cash, but in addition time, power, concepts, and enthusiasm–to achieve every of those targets.
Supporting Membership is an effective way for the group to spend money on the PSF’s work. It was thrilling to see many new Supporting Members made use of our sliding scale price choice to develop into Members. Welcome aboard, new members, and thanks for becoming a member of us! We’re wanting ahead to having your voice participate within the PSF’s future.
As a result of the PSF doesn’t purchase lists or adverts, your assist in sharing our fundraiser together with your networks makes a giant distinction, and we actually admire what number of of you took the additional time to assist advertise. We’re enthusiastic about the place 2024 will take us collectively, and as at all times, we’d love to listen to your concepts and suggestions. Searching for the best way to be in contact with us? You’ll find all of the methods in our “The place is the PSF?” weblog publish.
Wishing you all a beautiful & Python-filled new yr!
– The PSF Group