The annual Debian developers' conference (DebConf) typically needs 150000-200000 USD raised from sponsors to cover the cost of the conference and the bursaries granted to attendees. The DebConf fundraising team strives to provide adequate funding to each annual conference. It also ensures that sponsors' perks are delivered as promised during the fundraisers.
The DebConf fundraising is not yet integrated with the Debian fundraising but the DebConf fundraising team exchanges regularly with the Debian partners team, DSA, the DebConf Video team and other teams that work with Debian sponsors or have demands for specific donations (e.g. hardware).
If you are joining the fundraising team newly please read the welcome to the fundraising team guide.
The workflow for each individual sponsor ensures that the decentralised members of the fundraising team can coordinate across diverse timezones.
The Debian Publicity team supports the fundraising process by publicizing sponsors and funneling leads to the sponsors' team. DebConf is an annual conference and teams keep changing, communication is very essential to pass on information to the next generation. The fundraising team needs to use the proper DebConf Communication channels to enhance proper documentation. Decision making is a vital process of the DebConf and shouldn't be overlooked or taken personal.