The Drupal Association board approved a new initiative to help get Drupal 8 done. It's called the D8 Accelerate fund. We also agreed to personally help do fundraising to support the program. So I'm running a chook raffle.
The Drupal community working group exists to uphold our code of conduct, and work on the supporting policies and procedures we need to do that. Read more about it in the Governance group on Groups.drupal.org