Commit 4e7725bf authored by Jaisen Mathai's avatar Jaisen Mathai
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Adding to shuttleworth post

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...@@ -36,6 +36,8 @@ Bi-annually the Foundation gives up to 3 years of fellowship to individuals work ...@@ -36,6 +36,8 @@ Bi-annually the Foundation gives up to 3 years of fellowship to individuals work
## A mix of funding and community ## A mix of funding and community
The Foundation provides over $1,000,000 over 3 years. It takes a lot of resources to do big things and the financial support provided by the Foundation is critical. But it's the less interesting of two components.
> I came for the money and stayed for the community. -- Me > I came for the money and stayed for the community. -- Me
It's impossible to know how the community plays into a fellowship until you arrive at your first Gathering. The Foundation has bi-annual Gatherings where every fellow, current and alumni, converge in a single location. It's a week crammed together in a room talking about everyone's projects or around a dinner table discussing everything from the [lack of transparency at large corporations](https://shuttleworthfoundation.org/fellows/johnny-west/) to [putting educational materials into the hands of the poor in South Africa](https://shuttleworthfoundation.org/fellows/arthur-atwell/). It's impossible to know how the community plays into a fellowship until you arrive at your first Gathering. The Foundation has bi-annual Gatherings where every fellow, current and alumni, converge in a single location. It's a week crammed together in a room talking about everyone's projects or around a dinner table discussing everything from the [lack of transparency at large corporations](https://shuttleworthfoundation.org/fellows/johnny-west/) to [putting educational materials into the hands of the poor in South Africa](https://shuttleworthfoundation.org/fellows/arthur-atwell/).
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