After discussion with our Steering Committee and the Software Carpentry Foundation, we have decided to increase our workshop coordination fee in order to better reflect the real cost of our staff’s time, our overheads and the value of the training. This is part of our broader efforts to make sure that Data Carpentry provides the best training possible and is sustainable long into the future.
Like Software Carpentry, if a workshop is requested after September 1, 2015, the fee will be $2500 per workshop for universities and non-profits. We will continue to respond to requests for waivers from organizations that would otherwise not be able to afford a workshop.
We are also in the process of developing an affiliate/partner program so that in the future it will be possible to reduce the cost of individual workshops by partnering with us directly*.
If you are interested in hosting a workshop, please fill out the form at http://datacarpentry.org/workshop-request.html and don’t hesitate to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.