On October 30, the community review period  for the annual plan grants
for this round of proposals to the FDC ends. To those of you who have
reviewed proposals and asked comments or provided feedback, thank you!
Here are some important upcoming milestones: 
* Nov 1: Round 2 Letter of Intent due. Organizations that are interested in
applying for an annual plan must submit an LOI. Eligibility requirements
are here. 
* Nov 9: FDC staff will publish an assessment of the each of the 11
* Nov 15-18: FDC deliberates on the proposals in San Francisco, joined by a
* By Dec 1: FDC publishes its recommendations to the Board
If you have any questions about these milestones, I'm happy to help you.
You can reach me at klove(a)wikimedia.org.