To build the organization and increase project successes, I think Whonix should be very interested in the Google Summer of Code for 2018 and actively inviting coders out there to make an application.
Perhaps a blog post that mimics Qubes’ page here:
This is already proven to be a successful approach. Look at how iry has come on board following the 2017 program and completed the major anon-connection-wizard project.
He/she’s a damn good coder, a hard worker and a committed team member.
It would be a waste to overlook this opportunity. Organization application cut-off date is January 23.