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NumFOCUS Kicks Off Year-End Fundraising with $2,500 Gift

NumFOCUS Kicks Off Year-End Fundraising with $2,500 Gift

Giving Tuesday 2019 marked the start of NumFOCUS's year-end fundraising campaign, and this year's effort began with a major donation from the organization's Board President, Andy Terrel. "Today I’m pledging a gift of $2,500 to help kick off the NumFOCUS end-of-year...

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Stepping Onto a New Path…

Stepping Onto a New Path…

Hello, NumFOCUS Community! It's me, Gina—the Director of Communications and Culture. Most of the time I write these blog posts from a more "official" point of view. Today I'm writing very personally, from me to all of you, to let you know that I will be leaving...

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Astropy Receives $900k Grant from Moore Foundation

Astropy Receives $900k Grant from Moore Foundation

The Astropy Project, which provides software tools and infrastructure to facilitate research by professional astronomers, has received a $900,000 grant from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Funding will be administered by NumFOCUS—the largest grant NumFOCUS has...

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NumFOCUS Summit 2019

NumFOCUS Summit 2019

NumFOCUS stakeholders came together over the weekend in early November for the annual NumFOCUS Summit, a gathering focused on promoting sustainability for our open source scientific computing projects. The event was hosted in New York City by Microsoft, a NumFOCUS...

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2019 NumFOCUS Awards and New Contributor Recognition

2019 NumFOCUS Awards and New Contributor Recognition

The second annual NumFOCUS Awards Dinner was held at the NumFOCUS Summit on the evening of Saturday, November 2, 2019. The NumFOCUS Awards recognize members of the community who have made substantial contributions to our projects, to our ecosystem, and to the open...

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Highlights From The 2019 Pandas Hack

Highlights From The 2019 Pandas Hack

A guest blog by Sam Brice, NumFOCUS Visiting Fellow.Cross-posted from https://medium.com/@sbrice/highlights-from-the-2019-pandas-hack-331c132f89e8 Acknowledgements: Thank you to Walmart Technology for hosting the Pandas Hack ! Microsoft, Dell,...

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