We should make another attempt in this DebConf cycle to move the start
of our fundraising to a more sensible point.
That is, the DebConf14 team should already be thinking about additional
"local" targets, and preparing text/images to update the DebConf
fundraising brochure. Those things should be finalised during
DebConf13, if not earlier, and active DebConf14 fundraising should start
as soon as possible afterwards (ideally already starting to reach out
While we would ideally have a large ongoing fundraising operation,
that's not quite the case yet, so those who care about DebConf14 will
need to help on it and push others to do so too.
We should also take this DebConf cycle changeover as a reminder to try
to unify more the work of different parts of Debian on fundraising, so
that DebConf doesn't just work in isolation only caring about its own
sponsorship needs. As one aspect of that, perhaps it would make sense
to add a "other ways to help Debian" page to the DebConf fundraising