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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Free software and disabilities

From: John Sullivan
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] Free software and disabilities
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:19:10 -0500
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Daniel Pocock <> writes:

> One thing we should be more conscious of is that there are funding
> programs and grants available to make the world better for people with
> disabilities.  It would be very interesting to try and ensure that some
> of that money is going to free software rather than proprietary
> software.  Developers don't typically have a disposition for filling out
> application forms so if there are other volunteers who would like to
> help look for such programs and match them to relevant free software
> projects and help with paperwork it could give interesting results and
> it may indirectly benefit other parts of the free software ecosystem.

The FSF certainly has people and willingness to help with such
grant/funding applications, if someone can bring them to our attention.


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