There are many large companies (hosting providers, etc) that want to sponsor every WordCampWordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more., every WC above a certain size, WCs with more than x% developer attendees, you name it. Instead of having to reach out to each and every organizer, it would be easier for these companies to just give a blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. payment to the Foundation once a quarter and have it set up automatically. It sounds great, right? Start every WordCamp with a block of sponsorship money already in place?
Please review the Multi-Event WordCamp Sponsorship Program V1.0 and share any concerns, thoughts, suggestions, or observations you have. We started small, with the notion that we’d iterate toward complexity (dev-focused vs. user-focused WordCamp, for instance) as prospective sponsors asked for things. I’d love to roll this out for the second quarter of 2013, if possible.