Introducing the
WordPress Foundation

        Jane Wells
        WordCamp Boston
         January 23, 2010
Jane Wells, WordPress | Automattic

Master of Suggestion/Cat Herder



t: @janeforshort

e: jane@automattic.com

w: http:/...
Site Launched
The legal entity
protecting WordPress.
If Matt gets hit by a
bus, WordPress is safe.
What Is It?

• 501(c)3 non-profit public charity
• ensure free access to WordPress in
  perpetuity
• educate the public abo...
Matt

WordPress.com                   Foundation



                WordPress.org
What will it do?

   Maybe...
Trademark Protection
Education
WordCamps
Documentation
Training Courses
WordPress Girl?
Diversity
GSoC-type Grants
Donations
First Donation:
WordCamp NYC 2009
   Budget Surplus
$28,069.25
WordPress Foundation
http://wordpressfoundation.org

       @wpfoundation
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WordPress Foundation

  1. 1. Introducing the WordPress Foundation Jane Wells WordCamp Boston January 23, 2010
  2. 2. Jane Wells, WordPress | Automattic Master of Suggestion/Cat Herder t: @janeforshort e: jane@automattic.com w: http://jane.wordpress.com
  3. 3. Site Launched
  4. 4. The legal entity protecting WordPress.
  5. 5. If Matt gets hit by a bus, WordPress is safe.
  6. 6. What Is It? • 501(c)3 non-profit public charity • ensure free access to WordPress in perpetuity • educate the public about WordPress and its mission
  7. 7. Matt WordPress.com Foundation WordPress.org
  8. 8. What will it do? Maybe...
  9. 9. Trademark Protection
  10. 10. Education
  11. 11. WordCamps
  12. 12. Documentation
  13. 13. Training Courses
  14. 14. WordPress Girl?
  15. 15. Diversity
  16. 16. GSoC-type Grants
  17. 17. Donations
  18. 18. First Donation: WordCamp NYC 2009 Budget Surplus
  19. 19. $28,069.25
  20. 20. WordPress Foundation http://wordpressfoundation.org @wpfoundation
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