On 16 June 2016 at 15:24, Laura Vargas <la...@somosazucar.org> wrote:

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> 2016-06-15 8:38 GMT+08:00 Dave Crossland <d...@lab6.com>:
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>> On 11 June 2016 at 11:12, Sean DALY <sdaly...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Dave - I don't agree that whomever submits a grant application becomes
>> the
>> > treasurer for those funds.
>>
>> Fair enough :) I am merely observing what I see as current practice
>> with the Trip Advisor grant :)
>>
>> > What should happen is a sales cycle: if there is
>> > interest, the SLOBs should be in the loop so they can assist with
>> > face-to-face meetings, followup documents, and Adam/SFC liaison issues.
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> This is probably the key point to ensure funds actually get to the active
> members. It will require 100% transparency of grants documents and SCF
> management issues.
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>> > Document signings involving Walter require prior SFC review. In my view,
>> > disbursal of funds from a successful grant should be managed by
>> SFC/SLOBs
>> > (perhaps primarily in the role of a Finance Manager or Treasurer), as
>> per
>> > Gould or TripAdvisor.
>>
>> Please could you clarify why Walter (or any other SLOB) would
>> specifically need to be signing documents; I understand that that
>> Conservancy signs the documents, because legally Conservancy is the
>> party to them and neither SLOBs nor Members are agents of Conservancy
>> and lack signing authority.
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>> Conversely, I don't see why SLOBS or Conservancy would be involved in
>> the management of a project; they only and merely approve the funding,
>> and until a Financial Manager is in place, this is done by regular
>> motion.
>>
>>
> What is proposed in the new "by funds structure" is to keep a Project
> Leader per Project as the Treasurer of that Project's  fund. For general
> purpose expenses SL already have the SLOBs who act as Treasurers of the
> General Funds fund.
>
> Project Leaders-Treasurers should be encouraged to present time-cycle
> required Budgets to the SL Funding/Grants Committee.
>
> Each Project Leader may approve or not an specific grant or grant
> percentage to get into his/her Project Fund for N periods of time. By
> approving the incoming of funds into the project, the Project Leader shall
> agree to make his/her best effort to deliver the grant's desired results on
> each time cycle as well as of course to share the results openly.
>
> That said and according to current SLOBs requirements, SLOBs approval will
> get a long tale as according to current motions system it requires that (A)
> each disbursement motion gets to be seconded by one SLOB + (B) the motion
> gets 4 affirmative votes.
>
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> On 11 June 2016 at 16:44, Caryl Bigenho <cbige...@hotmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > What does the SFC say about the management of grant funds?
>>
>> I understand their policy is that spends have to be agreed by SLOB
>> within the terms of the grant.
>>
>> --
>> Cheers
>> Dave
>>
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> Laura V.
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Cheers
Dave
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