2021's Projects planning and overview

2021's Projects planning and overview

Funds available

Remaining from 2020:

  • FCF: 2,940 USD
  • Swift: 5,650 USD

From this we would need still to cover:

  • 2,000 USD for Report of Cases #2
  • 1,500 USD for short video production [:!: TBD]
  • Estimated remaining from 2020: 5,000 USD

Specific for 2021:

  • Remaining from 2020: 5,000 USD1)
  • FCF: 15,000 USD2)
  • Swift: 40,000 USD3)
  • Available for 2021: 60.000 USD 4)

Budget

This comes from the budget proposal presented to Swift:

[A] General coordination and logistics

  • Total: 15.000 u$s
  • Assigned: 15.000 u$s

Operational and coordination work. Its directly connected with the daily work, regular operations and infrastructure maintenance needed for the general GTAGlobal Tapestry of Alternatives's process and also it's projects.

Needed actions and work:

  • Email and mailing list management
  • Grant proposal writing
  • Organize and document meetings
  • Internal documentation updates
  • Newsletter production
  • Graphic design tasks
  • A more detailed list is here

[B] Networking, research and contents creation

  • Total: 19.000 u$s
  • Assigned: 13.700 u$s
  • Remains: 5.000 u$s

Case studies reports on Covid-19 community responses

Publish 4 reports, with 8 to 10 cases each, on Covid-19 community responses. We defined 2,000 u$s per report.

  • Requires: 8,000 u$s

Weaver and supporter in Asia

A full time person in Kalpavriksh to handle various aspects of the GTA, including:

  • help with mapping in Asia and possibly Africa,
  • more active and regular contact with endorsers/weavers in that region, * weaving the South Asia Vikalp Sangam and South-East asia alternative processes,
  • helping with pre/post production of online sessions.
  • Requires: 5,000 u$d

Support for the Dialogue between Global Processes

Requested by Vasna on June 2021. Covered by Ben Parry's event in favor of GTA, wired by Ana Cecilia on August 10th to Pierre Boudet.

Requires: 700 USD

[C] Software development and tech infrastructure

Total: 16.000 u$s

Website maintenance

  • Website general development, fixes and improvements
  • Visual design of the website
  • Security maintenance and administration

Requires: 3.000 u$d

Collaborative Mapping pltaform development

Continue the development and expansion of a software tool aimed at collective mapping and collaborative production of knowledge about alternatives. More detail is here.

This demands full year work of a development team of 3 persons. The required budget covers 3 partial dedications, in roles of Programmer, System Administrator and UX Design.

Requires: 12.000 u$d

Technical infrastructure cost

Fixed costs for servers, online services, domains, security certificates and regular maintenance tasks (backups, updates, optimization, monitoring, migration of data and others).

Requires: 1.000 u$d

[D] Gatherings, events and travels

We reduced this item because it wasn't possible to make a core team physical gathering because of Covid-19. The funds available are to cover short travel costs related to GTA and online events expenses (like simultaneous translations).

Total: 5.000 u$s 20.000

[E] Fixed operational costs

Total: 6.000 u$s

10% of the total to allocate resources to Unitierra/CEDI for funds operational costs.

Totals

  • TOTAL: 60.000 u$s
  • Covered: 60.000 u$s
  • Assigned: 55.000 u$s
    • Distributed: 45.000 u$s
    • Remains be distributed: 12.000 u$s
    • Assigned but not used: 9.000 u$s (Case reports #3 and #4 + Travel/Events funds)
  • Not assigned: 5.000 u$s (from Contents production category)

Funds distributions details

From CEDI account to cover 2021's budget assigned project (detail above)

[A] General coordination and logistics

Franco Augusto

  • 07/4/21: 4.945 USD
  • 30/8/21: 4.900 USD
  • TOTAL: 9.845 USD
  • Assigned: 10.000 USD
  • Missing: 155 USD

Shrishtee Bajpal

  • 20/8/21: 600 USD
  • 28/10/21: 1.272 USD
  • TOTAL: 1.872 USD
  • Assigned: 5.000 USD
  • Missing: 3.128 USD

[B] Networking, research and contents creation

Weaver and supporter in Asia (Upamanyu Das)

  • 07/06/21: 5.000 USD
  • TOTAL: 5.000 USD
  • Assigned: 5.000 USD
  • Missing: 0 USD

Report 1: Case studies Covid-19 community responses (Vasna Ramasar)

  • 05/01/21: 2.000 USD
  • TOTAL: 2.000 USD
  • Assigned: 2.000 USD
  • Missing: 0 USD

Report 2: Case studies Covid-19 community responses (Shrishtee)

  • 26/6/21: 2.000 USD
  • TOTAL: 2.000 USD
  • Assigned: 2.000 USD
  • Missing: 0 USD

Report 3: Case studies Covid-19 community responses (-)

  • TOTAL: 2.000 USD
  • Assigned: 0 USD

Report 4: Case studies Covid-19 community responses (-)

  • TOTAL: 2.000 USD
  • Assigned: 0 USD

[C] Software development and tech infrastructure

  • 14/07/21: 7.200 USD
  • TOTAL: 7.200 USD
  • Assigned: 16.000 USD
  • Missing: 8.800 USD

[D] Gatherings, events and travels

  • TOTAL: 5.000 USD
  • Assigned: 0 USD
1) , 4)
Estimative
2)
12.400 EUR to be accredited in 2021
3)
Already accredited in account