PSF Community News!

Pictured from top left: Python Benin Meet Up 2019, PyCon Belarus 2019, Python Ho Meet Up 2019
Pictured from bottom left: scikit-learn Sprint 2019, Django Girls Caxais do Sul 2019, AfroPython Rio de Janeiro

The PSF Updated its Code of Conduct!

The PSF Board approved a new organization-wide Code of Conduct and enforcement guidelines at the August 2019 board meeting, and reporting guidelines at the September 2019 board meeting. Check them out:

Python in Education Grants

The PSF is supporting the following grants as part of its Python in Education Initiative:
Read the full announcement here:

PyPI Security Q4 2019 Request for Proposals period opens!

The Python Software Foundation Packaging Working Group has received a grant from Facebook Research to implement advanced security features for PyPI. These features include cryptographic signing of uploaded artifacts and the infrastructure necessary to implement automated detection of malicious files uploaded to the index.

Interested? Check out for more information. Proposals are due October 21, 2019 AoE!
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PyCon 2020 News!

PyCon launched its own newsletter. Check out the first one here: To sign up for PyCon's newsletter, create an account on: and select the newsletter option.

**Important Note**: CFP deadlines are different this year!
More PyCon news:
Additionally, check out these awesome upcoming Python events happening all over the world!

Donor News!

Thank you PSF Donors!
The PSF sends a big thank you to our top Q3 individual donors:
  • Dennis Bunskoek
  • Katie McLaughlin
  • Frankie Graffagnino 
The PSF would also like to recognize the top three company/fund donors:
  • PayPal Giving Fund
  • CarGurus Open Source Fund
  • Google Matching Gifts 
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Sponsor News!

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Big thanks to Microsoft, PyCon's 2020 Keystone Sponsor! This is the 5th time they've stepped forward to make an investment in PyCon and its community. Microsoft not only uses Python for their own development but also offers Python as a crucial tool for their own customers. We thank them for their continued support.
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