Dear Community Members and Leaders,
09 November 2020 marks the launch of the FY22 SO-AC Community Additional Budget Request process. As you know, this process pertains to a dedicated part of the overall ICANN annual budget that is set aside to fund specific requests from the community for activities that are not already included in the recurring ICANN budget.
The timeline and deliverables for the process are as follows:
Kick off and Submission period
Submissions Due – send to firstname.lastname@example.org
Preliminary review of requests by ICANN.org
SO/AC consultations at ICANN 70 (by request, during Constituents’ Day)
Final assessments and recommendations by ICANN.org
ICANN Board Finance Committee Review and recommendation for approval to the Board
ICANN Board review and approval at May Board meeting
In preparation for the submission, please review the following documents attached:
- FY22 Community Additional Budget Requests Process description and timeline FY22 Community Additional Budget Request Process
- Principles that govern ICANN’s request assessment work Principles of SO-AC Additional Budget Requests
- FY22 template request form FY22 Community Requests Template
- Please e-mail any questions you may have to email@example.com and be sure to check the Finance Community Wiki for updates.
We look forward to working with you all again on this effort for FY22!