Budget ideas for 2020

The budget of the TYPO3 Association is created yearly. During this process, the budget ideas are presented and discussed publicly. After this phase, the members of the TYPO3 Association are asked for their opinion in a poll.

The TYPO3 Association Budget Committee made a strategic selection of 9 topics to pursue from a pool of 13 submitted budget ideas. 
The committee invited not only TYPO3 Association members but also the whole TYPO3 community to sent in budget ideas. These ideas are for the 'Innovation, Education and Events' pool, with a total of 250.000,- Euro. 

Members of the TYPO3 Assocation will receive an invitation to a poll, to ask for the opinion on the ideas. The poll will be open until 18th of December 9:00 CET.

lease review the budget ideas, which were submitted by various applicants. In each detail view you can ask your questions in the discussion area.

Budget Ideas Overview

Planned Budget for 2020

Innovation, Education and Events Pool

Budgeted amount: €250,000

The Board will make a final selection of a few strategic ideas taking into account various factors including the result of this poll. Selected ideas will be eligible for a budget application submission.

The budgets of Event Committee, Education Committee, Academic Committee will be granted by the Board like in the past.

Development Pool

Budgeted amount: €350,000 (according to GA 2016 and 2017)

This pool is available for the TYPO3 core team to fund development and product marketing initiatives. It is managed on behalf of the core team by TYPO3 GmbH. Applications for funding need to be submitted to TYPO3 GmbH.

TYPO3 GmbH is responsible for the management of this budget via their own accountability structure. By making this budget pool available, the TYPO3 Association remains the largest single funder of the initiatives of the TYPO3 core team and thus contributes heavily to the further development of the TYPO3 CMS product.

Infrastructure Pool

Budgeted amount: €300,000

This pool is available for the TYPO3 Association board to fund operational and infrastructure work. It includes budget positions for contracts with vendors and regular service providers (e.g. data center for hosting, legal assistance), coverage of travel expenses and work time expenses for maintenance costs.

There is one combined budget application for this infrastructure pool: 

  • TYPO3 Security Team
  • TYPO3 Server Team
  • Documentation Team
  • typo3.org Maintenance
  • Membership in other organisations
  • President's Initiatives
  • Communications, PR & Media
  • regular open sprints
  • Travel Bucket for Pool