Step 5: Contribution Announcements
Once the transfer and review is complete, it's time to announce the contribution and garner attention and additional contribution from our the FINOS community. In order to do so:
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Subject: New Project announcement: <insert Project Name> now Open Source under the <insert Program Name> Program Body: Dear FINOS Community, I am excited to announce that <insert Project Name> was successfully contributed to the <insert Program Name> and it's now available a FINOS hosted project at <insert Github URL>. <insert brief project description and example use cases> The most current release is <insert release version>, available for download at <insert download URL or dependency coordinates for different build systems>. Documentation is available at <insert doc site URL> and you can reach out to the project team at <insert email list, chat URL, etc>. Your feedback, issues, and contributions are more than welcome. See <link to contribution information, e.g. CONTRIBUTING.md> for more information on how to contribute and here's a few area where we could use help <insert URL of issues tagged with "good first issue" or "help wanted"> Thanks to the <insert Program Name> PMC and to the FINOS Community for a warm welcome! <insert contributor name(s)>
- We welcome blog post on finos.org/blog - you can contact our Director of Community to propose an article
- Social media support - you can reach out to email@example.com to ask for our support in promoting the contribution
- For substantial contributions, especially of those with multiple contributing orgs, FINOS may choose to support contribution announcement with a press release. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you think a press release is warranted.