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Wikimedia Hungary Report
Vol 5 Issue 2
February 2012
Prepared by: Bence Damokos
Other languages:
English • ‎magyar

This is an update on Wikimedia Hungary's activities covering the February 2012 period. We have recently uploaded to Meta our reports for the September-November 2011 period in Hungarian, you can find them here.

Activities

  • We have awarded one small grant to buy a book to help improve articles on Franz Liszt. Furthermore, we have created info pages about our programs to provide funding for community projects[1] and travel[2].
  • Work has been ongoing on replenishing our stock of Wikipedia themed merchandise. Tangible results are expected by end of March, early April.
  • We held two smaller scale meetups for our members, at one of them Milos Rancic from Wikimedia Serbia was also present.
  • Furthermore, a full-day board meeting was held with the main topic being the implementation of our annual plan.[3]
  • Orsolya, one of our members has participated in the Open Wiki GLAM of Serbia event in Belgrade.[4]
  • Bence, our vice-president participated in the Paris finance summit.[5]
  • Bence (later joined by Ting Chen, Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation) has spent a weekend as a guest of Slovene Wikipedians as they were celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Slovene Wikipedia.[6] The anniversary has garnered substantial media attention. On the visit, Bence has discussed the idea of a Slovene Wikipedia chapter and the general process and requirements of establishing a local Wikimedia organisation.
  • Our office manager has participated in a conference and training about the new laws and regulations governing Hungarian civil society, and has prepared a summary of the regulatory context.[7]
  • Our website was restored following a crash in January[8]
  • We have started preparing a campaign to collect 1% income tax allocations from Hungarian donors. A specialized fundraising agreement with the Wikimedia Foundation was agreed to and (as of March 2012) signed.
  • Csongor Gál has joined our ranks as a communications intern until about April.

Financials

The following financial data is provided for informational purposes only. The data presented is not audited and may change slightly as all invoices come in. Amounts are in Hungarian Forints.

Expenses

Expenses by month of Wikimedia Hungary in 2012
Category January February Total YTD Plan 2012
postage fees 18 286 2 315 20 601 30 000
server maintenance 34 375 34 375 68 750 420 000
employee and employment costs 17 705 235 038 252 743 2 500 000
office space 13 875 9 398 23 273 60 000
telephone 11 553 5 135 16 688 100 000
printer and printing costs 33 610 - 33 610 70 000
debt to Wikimedia Austria 61 100 - 61 100 50 000
banking fees 7 165 3 850 11 015 50 000
community travel 4 320 - 4 320 1 725 000
board travel - 119 200 119 200 650 000
board meeting - 46 818 46 818 100 000
small grants programme - 3 200 3 200 100 000
accountant 13 208 - 13 208 300 000
Total: 215 197 459 329 674 526

Revenues

Revenues by month of Wikimedia Hungary in 2012
Category January February Total YTD Plan 2012
donations 9 500 113 000 122 500 -
interest 39 705 36 406 76 111 -
membership fees 19 000 6 000 25 000 100 000
other - 23 985 23 985 -
Total: 68 205 179 391 247 596

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