[WMCEE-l] Want to join a grants committee?

Alex Wang awang at wikimedia.org
Mon May 2 20:39:20 CEST 2016


(Apologies for cross posting.)

The Community Resources team is now recruiting committee members to support
the launch of two new grants programs [1]. *We are especially interested in
recruiting people from the language communities and projects we fund. *

The Project Grants Committee will review and advise on projects that
promote new experiments and sustain ideas that work.

   - Program launches July 1, 2016 with an open call for new grant
   - Up to USD 100,000 for projects up to 12 months. Submissions accepted
   - Interested in joining? Learn more here:
   - Submit your candidacy by July 15, 2016 to participate in the first

The Conference Support Committee will review and advise on large
conferences and events.

   - Program launches July 1, 2016.
   - Submissions accepted monthly.
   - Interested in joining? Learn more here:
   - Submit your candidacy by June 1, 2016 to participate in the launch.

Why should you serve on a grants committee?


   Make a big difference by supporting applicants and grantees that are
   doing projects to improve content and increase participation across the
   Wikimedia movement.

   Build yours skills and experience by participating in our innovative
   participatory grantmaking programs.

   Interact with volunteers from all over the world.

Do you know somebody who you think would be perfect for this role?


   We love referrals and want to build diverse committees!  Please
   encourage them to join.



[1] You can read more about the launch of WMF’s redesigned grant programs

Alexandra Wang
Program Officer
Community Resources
Wikimedia Foundation <http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home>
+1 415-839-6885
Skype: alexvwang
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