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The Carpentries (a fiscally sponsored project of Community Initiatives) is a project supporting communities of instructors and lessons (Software Carpentry & Data Carpentry) within the project who share a mission to teach foundational computational and data science skills to researcher communities. The project does this through an open and inclusive model of instructor preparation and shared lesson development to bring high-quality peer instruction where it is needed. Supporting this projects helps provide support and infrastructure for the continued growth and development of computational research skills in underrepresented and underserved communities around the world. 

$120 - Can help one learner attend a two day-workshop
$200 - Can help support a month of our online video conferencing subscription
$1,000 - Can cover the cost of training and mentoring a new instructor in our community
$2,500 - Can help an instructor from our community to travel to our annual CarpentryCon event.
$5,000 - Can help an underrepresented community receive instructor training for 6 new instructors

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