Clever Ways to Raise Funds for D8 Accelerate

Drupal 8 Accelerate benefit concertWhat’s the most clever way to raise funds for Drupal? Ask Ralf Hendel of Comm Press in Hamburg Germany.

The Drupal Association is working with the Drupal 8 branch maintainers to provide $250,000 in Drupal 8 Acceleration Grants that will be awarded to individuals and groups, helping them get Drupal 8 from beta to release.

Drupal Dev Day in NYC

The NYC Drupal Users Group is holding a Drupal Dev Day conference (#D3NYC15) on April 19th at John Jay College. People are pretty excited about this, and we're looking forward to some of the many ways we'll be able to give back to the community in doing so.

Lessons from DrupalCamp London

DrupalCamp London wrapped up on March 1st, making it the third large Drupal event in London since DrupalCon London in 2011. Over the past three years, the local events team has learned a great deal about planning a successful DrupalCamp in one of the largest and most diverse cities in the world.

Drupal Association Board Meeting: 18 March 2015

In our March board meeting we took a look at the month of February and all the goodness that the Association and the community have managed to stir up. Spoiler alert: it's a lot. We've got many impressive changes on Drupal.org, some big community events to recap, and elections. If you missed the meeting, no worries!

2015 At-Large Board Elections Announced

Everyone on the staff and Board of the Drupal Association would like to congratulate our newest board member:

Addison Berry.

In addition to congratulating Addison, please join me in thanking the 23 other candidates who put themselves out there in service of Drupal and stood for election. 

Viva DrupalCon Latin America

2015 started out strong with our first DrupalCon of the year, which took place from 10-12 February in Bogota, Columbia. Nothing feels better than to bring the power of DrupalCon to a new region where attendees can revel in their love for Drupal, the community, and enjoy time together.

Ready, Set, Drupal 8! D8 Accelerate Fundraiser

Last November we launched Drupal 8 Accelerate, a grant program designed to eliminate Drupal 8 release blockers. Through the progam, we’ve made a small number of grants that have had a huge impact. In fact, we only have about 50 release blockers left between us and release. So now the Association is going to take it to the next level. We've already pledged $62,500 of our general operating budget in 2015 as matching funds for you donations.

Meet the DrupalCon Team

Putting on three DrupalCons each year requires a huge amount of manpower and dedication. It’s a labor of love, and wouldn’t be possible without teams of passionate volunteers, working with a dedicated staff at the Drupal Association.

Who is the Drupal Association’s DrupalCon team? For those who wonder about the people behind the magical events, we’ve put together this guide to the folks who make DrupalCon happen.

Rachel Friesen, Events Manager

A look back at Membership and changes for 2015

Interested in what is happening with Drupal Association membership? This is the first of two posts about our membership program. Here’s the story of how our contribution pages have changed this year.

A Recap of Drupal Association Membership in 2014

Interested in what is happening with Drupal Association membership? This is post two of two about our membership program. Here is a recap of 2014 performance.

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