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This page describes the WMF Project and Event Grants Program. See the
WMF Grants hub to read about other ways to receive funding from WMF. Several affiliate organizations besides WMF offer grants or reimbursements for mission-aligned activities: Grants (disambiguation page).
WMF Project & Event Grants Program Summary
Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) funds mission-aligned innovation-focused projects through the Project and Event Grants Program, and provides grantees with non-financial assistance. Fiscal Year 2013–14 is the Wikimedia Foundation's fifth year of grantmaking: since 2009, the Wikimedia Foundation Project and Event Grants Program has granted more than US$2,500,000. In FY 2012–13, 38 grants totaling over US$405,000 were distributed to organizations or individuals.
The Project and Event Grants Program provides project-based grants
to organizations, groups, and individuals. All grantees are accountable for project expenses by line item, and are required to report on all projects publicly. The review process for the Project and Event Grants Program is also public, and is led by a volunteer Grant Advisory Committee (GAC).
The Project and Event Grants Program accepts submissions at any time! Please read more about the program if you would like to submit a request. See this
list of all pages related to the Grants program if you can't find the information you're looking for.
All grant submissions and reports are submitted and reviewed publicly on Meta (this website), and may be viewed or commented upon by anyone.
The list of grant submissions displays a list of all submissions to the Project and Event Grants Program by funding decision and fiscal year.
The list of grant reports displays a list of all reports to the WMF Grants Program by report status and fiscal year.
The grants status tables offer a more detailed overview of the status of current and past grant submissions.
Please comment on . open requests and reports, and review the current status of all grant requests and reports for each fiscal year
Questions? Please contact grants AT wikimedia DOT org at any time! You may want to review our list of Frequently Asked Questions.