Grants:APG/Proposals/2012-2013 round1/Wikimedia Argentina/Progress report form/Q1

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Purpose of the report[edit]

This form is for organizations receiving Annual Plan Grants to report on their results to date. For progress reports, the time period for this report will the first 6 months of each grant (e.g. 1 January - 30 June of the current year). For impact reports, the time period for this report will be the full 12 months of this grant, including the period already reported on in the progress report (e.g. 1 January - 31 December of the current year). This form includes four sections, addressing global metrics, program stories, financial information, and compliance. Please contact APG/FDC staff if you have questions about this form, or concerns submitting it by the deadline. After submitting the form, organizations will also meet with APG staff to discuss their progress.

Global metrics overview - all programs[edit]

We are trying to understand the overall outcomes of the work being funded across our grantees' programs. Please use the table below to let us know how your programs contributed to the Global Metrics. We understand not all Global Metrics will be relevant for all programs, so feel free to put "0" where necessary. For each program include the following table and

  1. Next to each required metric, list the outcome achieved for all of your programs included in your proposal.
  2. Where necessary, explain the context behind your outcome.
  3. In addition to the Global Metrics as measures of success for your programs, there is another table format in which you may report on any OTHER relevant measures of your programs success

For more information and a sample, see Global Metrics.

Overall[edit]

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of active editors involved
2. # of new editors
3. # of individuals involved
4. # of new images/media added to Wikimedia articles/pages
5. # of articles added or improved on Wikimedia projects
6. Absolute value of bytes added to or deleted from Wikimedia projects


Telling your program stories - all programs[edit]

Please tell the story of each of your programs included in your proposal. This is your chance to tell your story by using any additional metrics (beyond global metrics) that are relevant to your context, beyond the global metrics above. You should be reporting against the targets you set at the beginning of the year throughout the year. We have provided a template here below for you to report against your targets, but you are welcome to include this information in another way. Also, if you decided not to do a program that was included in your proposal or added a program not in the proposal, please explain this change. More resources for storytelling are at the end of this form. Here are some ways to tell your story.

  • We encourage you to share your successes and failures and what you are learning. Please also share why are these successes, failures, or learnings are important in your context. Reference learning patterns or other documentation.
  • Make clear connections between your offline activities and online results, as applicable. For example, explain how your education program activities is leading to quality content on Wikipedia.
  • We encourage you to tell your story in different ways by using videos, sound files, images (photos and infographics, e.g.), compelling quotes, and by linking directly to work you produce. You may highlight outcomes, learning, or metrics this way.
  • We encourage you to continue using dashboards, progress bars, and scorecards that you have used to illustrate your progress in the past, and to report consistently over time.
  • You are welcome to use the table below to report on any metrics or measures relevant to your program. These may or may not include the global metrics you put in the overview section above. You can also share your progress in another way if you do not find a table like this useful.
Target Last year (if applicable) Progress (at end of Q2) End of year (projected or actual) Comments
Example Example Example Example Example

Revenues received during this period (6 month for progress report, 12 months for impact report)[edit]

Please use the exchange rate in your APG proposal.

Table 2 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

  • Please also include any in-kind contributions or resources that you have received in this revenues table. This might include donated office space, services, prizes, food, etc. If you are to provide a monetary equivalent (e.g. $500 for food from Organization X for service Y), please include it in this table. Otherwise, please highlight the contribution, as well as the name of the partner, in the notes section.
Revenue source Currency Anticipated Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Anticipated ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Explanation of variances from plan
A B C D E F G H I J K

* Provide estimates in US Dollars


Spending during this period (6 month for progress report, 12 months for impact report)[edit]

Please use the exchange rate in your APG proposal.

Table 3 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

(The "budgeted" amount is the total planned for the year as submitted in your proposal form or your revised plan, and the "cumulative" column refers to the total spent to date this year. The "percentage spent to date" is the ratio of the cumulative amount spent over the budgeted amount.)
Expense Currency Budgeted Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Budgeted ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Percentage spent to date Explanation of variances from plan
A B C D E F G H I J J2 K
TOTAL B C D E F G H I J J2 N/A

* Provide estimates in US Dollars


Compliance[edit]

Is your organization compliant with the terms outlined in the grant agreement?[edit]

As required in the grant agreement, please report any deviations from your grant proposal here. Note that, among other things, any changes must be consistent with our WMF mission, must be for charitable purposes as defined in the grant agreement, and must otherwise comply with the grant agreement.

Are you in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in the grant agreement? Please answer "Yes" or "No".

Are you in compliance with provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), and with relevant tax laws and regulations restricting the use of the Grant funds as outlined in the grant agreement? Please answer "Yes" or "No".

Signature[edit]

Once complete, please sign below with the usual four tildes.

Resources[edit]

Resources to plan for measurement[edit]

Resources for storytelling[edit]


Basic entity information[edit]

Table 1

Entity information Legal name of entity Asociación Civil Wikimedia Argentina
Entity's fiscal year (mm/dd–mm/dd) 01/01-12/31
12 month timeframe of funds awarded (mm/dd/yy-mm/dd/yy) 01/01/13-12/31/13
Contact information (primary) Primary contact name Osmar Valdebenito G.
Primary contact position in entity Executive Director
Primary contact username Osmar Valdebenito (WMAR)
Primary contact email osmar@wikimedia.org.ar
Contact information (secondary) Secondary contact name María Cruz
Secondary contact position in entity Communications Manager
Secondary contact username María Cruz (WMAR)
Secondary contact email maria@wikimedia.org.ar


Overview of this quarter[edit]

The purpose of this section is to provide a brief overview of this report. Please use no more than 1-2 paragraphs to address the questions outlined below. You will have an opportunity to address these questions in detail elsewhere in this report.

CHANGES: Please describe how you changed your plans and budget based on the FDC allocation approved by the Board in December 2012, and your rationale for these changes. You can then use the changed plans and budget as the basis on which to report back on the first quarter.

  • Since the funds sent to our bank account were not accredited in time (given bureaucratic issues by the Argentine tax authorities), we were forced to reschedule some of the activities planned for Q1 to the rest of the year, especially those related to printing materials. Given the funds were received on April 22, most of those activities will be realized as planned.
    We also changed our plans to hire an Assistant and instead we assigned those funds to hire a Communications Manager, that has joined our staff since April 1st. Also, it came up the idea of an Education Strategy Meeting (one of the highlights of this quarter) so now Education has been treated as separated program, including both the event and the material, originally budgeted under Outreach. A re-edition of our contest "Ibero American Women" was also proposed in February and launched the following month.

HIGHLIGHTS: What were 1–2 important highlights of the past quarter? (These may include successes, challenges, lessons learned.)

  • One of the highlights of the quarter was the Education meeting, the first summit of an ambitious program that aims at developing a strategy in the field for Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects. We want to focus our work on different levels: primary and secondary education, professional, academic and teacher’s training. Fifteen people from Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Rosario (in Argentina) and Montevideo (Uruguay) attended the meeting. They were either teachers, faculty members or Wikipedia volunteers. The work will not only focus on the use of Wikipedia on the different learning environments, but also on seminar discussions around collaborative work.
  • The other highlight of our chapter is the process of organization and professionalization that WM-AR is undergoing. We have hired a young professional to coordinate the Communications area, in an attempt to capitalize and enhance the different projects we initiate. Framed in this transformation process, we have also received a visit from Cornelius Kibelka, from WM-DE, that shared with us their working culture, core areas and provided some advice for strategic planning in the short, medium and long term.

WIKI-FOCUS: What Wikimedia projects was your entity focused on (e.g., Wiki Commons, French Wiktionary) this quarter?

  • We have focused mainly on Spanish Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons, the two largest project by number of active volunteers from Argentina.

GROWTH: How did your entity grow over the past quarter vs. the previous quarter (e.g., Number of active editors reached/involved/added, number of articles created, number of events held, number of partipants reached through workshops)?

  • We are organizing the second Edit-a-thon, so after that event we will be able to have a more clear idea of how many participants and potential new editors we have reached. The communication strategy was focused on bringing more editors to Spanish Wikipedia.
    Also, we have increased the number of strategic alliances. Compared to last quarter, we have achieved two new guileful alliances: with different representatives of the Education sector; and with the Government of the City of Buenos Aires. The first bond was described in the Highlights paragraph. As for the second agreement goes, starting with the First Legislative Edit-a-thon, the Legislative Power of Buenos Aires City has expressed interest in writing a formal agreement of work with WM-AR to develop a wiki project of legislative terms. This could result, in the future, in a cooperation agreement with Legislative Powers in different provinces of Argentina, which are currently on speaking terms with our new interlocutor.

Financial summary[edit]

The FDC requires information about how your entity received and spent money over the past year. The FDC distributes general funds, so your entity is not required to use funds exactly as outlined in the proposal. While line-item expenses will not be examined, the FDC and movement wants to understand why the entity spent money in the way it did. If variance in budgeted vs. actual is greater than 20%, please provide explanation in more detail. This helps the FDC understand the rationale behind any significant changes. Note that any changes from the Grant proposal, among other things, must be consistent with the WMF mission, must be for charitable purposes as defined in the grant agreement, must be reported to WMF, and must otherwise comply with the grant agreement. The WMF mission is "to empower and engage people around the world to collect and develop educational content under a free license or in the public domain, and to disseminate it effectively and globally."

Revenues for this quarter[edit]

Table 2 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

  • Please also include any in-kind contributions or resources that you have received in this revenues table. This might include donated office space, services, prizes, food, etc. If you are to provide a monetary equivalent (e.g. $500 for food from Organization X for service Y), please include it in this table. Otherwise, please highlight the contribution, as well as the name of the partner, in the notes section.
Revenue source Currency Anticipated Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Anticipated ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Explanation of variances from plan
Annual grant ARS 664.894,70 0 0 143.527,66 0 Funds disimbursment has been delayed by legal requirements. It was disembursed in late April.
Membership fees ARS 2.010,00 1.825,00 1.825,00 428,57 353,00

* Provide estimates in US Dollars


Spending during this quarter[edit]

Table 3 Please report all spending in the currency of your grant unless US$ is requested.

(The "budgeted" amount is the total planned for the year as submitted in your proposal form or your revised plan, and the "cumulative" column refers to the total spent to date this year. The "percentage spent to date" is the ratio of the cumulative amount spent over the budgeted amount.)
Expense Currency Budgeted Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Cumulative Budgeted ($US)* Cumulative ($US)* Percentage spent to date Explanation of variances from plan
Administration ARS 59.807,00 6.552,36 - - - 6.552,36 12.752,00 1.267,4
Staff expenses ARS 261.500,00 63.899,00 - - - 63.899,10 55.756,93 12359,59 Important increase in social taxes
Global engagement ARS 100.158,00 544,61 - - - 544,61 21.355,65 105,34 Travel tickets have not yet been disembursed.
Organizational strengthening ARS 27.008,00 4.231,36 - - - 4,231.36 5.758,64 818,44 Travel tickets have not yet been disembursed.
General outreach materials ARS 16.500,00 0 - - - 0 3.517,83 0 Pushed back for lack of funds.[1]
Federalization ARS 40.000,00 900,00 - - - 900 8.528,78 174,08
Wiki Loves Monuments ARS 31.200,00 0 - - - 0 6.652,45 0 Scheduled for Q3-Q4
Techno Conference ARS 24.104,00 0 - - - 0 5.139,45 0 Scheduled for Q4
GLAM activities ARS 29.000,00 180 - - - 180 6.183,37 34,82 [2]
Gender-gap (Wikigénero) ARS 8.000,00 0 - - - 0 1.705,76 0 Scheduled for Q3
Education activities ARS 17.000,00 5.235,65 - - - 5.235,65 3.624,73 1.012,70 [3]

* Provide estimates in US Dollars


Progress toward this year's goals/objectives[edit]

This section addresses the impact of the programs / initiatives* and objectives your entity has implemented over the past quarter and the progress your entity is making toward meeting this year's goals. We understand that some metrics may not be applicable in this quarterly report, so please add metrics here if they are applicable.

*In the last round, the FDC used the term 'initiative', but this round, we are using the term 'program.'

Education Program
Education Strategy Meeting in March 2013.
What are the objectives of this program? Please include metrics.
  • Aim: To increase participation and adoption of Wikimedia project on Educational environments (mainly secondary and tertiary education).
  • Metrics: Design of an Education Program for Wikimedia Argentina to face this initiative in a more comprehensive and organic way. Also, number of agreements with institutions, number of events (workshops, lectures) organized, number of participants.
Progress against these objectives (include metrics and # of volunteers/staff involved)?
  • Education program: in progress.
  • Agreements: 1 new (National University of Córdoba).
  • Events: 1 in progress (Facultad Libre of Rosario)
  • Participants: Not yet available.
Involvement: 1 staff member and 2 Board members.
Activities conducted.
  • The Education Strategy Meeting took place on Saturday, March 2nd, with 15 representatives of the education field, that work in different sectors: academic faculty members, teachers and Wikipedia volunteers. They came from various cities, such as Buenos Aires, Córdoba and Rosario (in Argentina), and Montevideo (in Uruguay).
    During the meeting, the discussion took place around the different features an educational plan should have: main teaching aims, differentiated by levels, key roles identification in each one, and main actions to be promoted. The goal of the meeting was to develop a strategy in Education for Wikimedia Argentina, with a special focus on different levels: primary and secondary education, university students and teachers training.
    After the meeting, a mailing list and a new wiki were created to continue a colaborative work. We expect to organize a second meeting in the next few months to carry on activities and discussions.
  • After several months of discussion, an agreement with the National University of Córdoba was signed past February for the realization of several joint activities about Wikipedia within the UNC, including workshops and lectures, starting in May 2013.
  • A project has been developed with the Free Faculty of Rosario to bring elderly and young people to edit together in Wikipedia. This experimental project will be held in the Museum of the Remembrance in the mentioned city on June 5 and 6. On June 5, the elderly and the school students will be introduced to Wikipedia and the next day will work together in some articles about Contemporary history of Argentina.
What worked and what did not?
  • The topics raised during the first meeting were very relevant. Subjects such as using Wikipedia as a source for homework (for primary school students) and writing on Wikipedia as an assignment (for secondary school students) were addressed during the discussion. These topics are usually overlooked, because they are considered obvious, but they actually form the core discussion of any further action.
  • During the first meeting, even though the discussion mentioned before was relevant, it was too long, and nobody was moderating the meeting in order to produce a plan of concrete actions. We see this as an opportunity for the second meeting of this program.
GLAM activities
One of the images published after the agreement with the Buenos Aires City Legislature.
What are the objectives of this program? Please include metrics.
  • Aim: to engage with cultural institutions and promote their cooperation with the Wikimedia communities, encouraging the release of materials under free licenses. To promote editing on Wikipedia, increasing the number of editors, and to strengthen the relationship with existing editors community.
  • Metrics: Number of colaboration agreements signed, number of activities organized, number of participants attending the events, number of articles edited/photos uploaded.
Progress against these objectives (include metrics and # of volunteers/staff involved)?
  • Agreements: 1 new agreement (Buenos Aires City Legislature), 1 in progress (ESMA).
  • Activities: 1 edit-a-thon planned, 1 edit-a-thon in progress.
  • Participants: None yet
  • Media uploaded: 85 images from the Legislature.
Involvement: 1 staff member.
Activities conducted.
  • During Q1, we organized a new edit-a-thon together with the Buenos Aires City Legislature. The event, scheduled for April 27, was aimed at improving and developing a series of articles in Wikipedia about the history and heritage of this institution and its building, a place that was used as the offices of the National Ministry of Labour and of the Eva Perón Foundation, during her public life. The legislative body also donated a series of images that were uploaded to Wikimedia Commons during the following weeks, including historical and current images of the building. More than 45 people registered to the event, but it had to be suspended as an extraordinary session of the Legislature was called in the Palace on that Saturday.
  • During this period, we also stablished conversation with ESMA, an institution that functioned as illegal detention center during the last dictatorship and is now a memorial place. Our aim is to organize an activity there for the upcoming months. The event will try to include the learnings from the Legislature edit-a-thon as a way to improve this kind of events. We expect this new alliance to bring, as well, the possibility of releasing some of their graphic material under a free licence so they can be used on Wikipedia.
What worked and what did not?
  • As opposed to the first Edit-a-thon organized in Buenos Aires City, this time the communication strategy was strongly aimed at bringing together new editors and old editors. The media produced for that aim (a page on Spanish Wikipedia in Spanish that explains how to run an edit-a-thon and a video) could have worked for that benefit. Also, working with a new partner (the Buenos Aires City Legislature), that spreads the news within their contact data base, was a vital point in the promotion of this event.
  • On the other side, we had several problems scheduling the event because both entities had a very tight calendar. Furthermore, we didn't have an updated calendar of our activities so the chosen date overlapped with other activity proposed (now, we have improved that to avoid this issue in the future). We also never considered the possibility of external factors that could affect the realization of the event so when it happened, we didn't have any real options in the short term.
Contests
Darwin Cemetery, by Tomás Terroba, First Prize of the Argentine edition of Wiki Loves Monuments.
What are the objectives of this program? Please include metrics.
  • Aim: Increase and improve the content available in Wikipedia, Wikimedia Commons and other Wikimedia projects, whether developing existing articles, write new entries and/or produce new media. Increase the number of volunteers in our projects and foster their participation, making them more active in the community.
  • Metrics: number of participants of the contests, new articles edited, new photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons.
Progress against these objectives (include metrics and # of volunteers/staff involved)?
  • Number of participants: 29
  • Number of articles involved: 214
Involvement: 1 Board member and support from 1 staff.
Activities conducted.
  • On March 8th, we launched the second edition of the contest “Iberoamerican Women”, that has 29 participants so far. The contest seeks to expand and create new articles on important characters of cultural life in Ibero American history. The contest will run till August 30, 2013.
  • In this quarter, we have also managed to settle the date and location of the award ceremony for the Wiki Loves Monuments contest, held last year. We expect that this event, to be held in June, will bring the subject of the contest back to the local agenda. Also, there will be an exhibition in the Palace of Culture with the winning entries.
    Conversations are being held with the Buenos Aires City Government and the Buenos Aires Province in order for them to give institutional support to Wiki Loves Monuments 2013.
What worked and what did not?
  • The fact that both contests had already been successful in the past was certainly beneficial for launching a new edition. People were already familiar with the concept and dynamics of both activities, so very few effort was needed .
  • Contests like Iberoamerican Women are mostly aimed at people who are already editing in Wikipedia. We realized we are not going to attract new Wikipedians to the community through this actions, so we need to adjust the communication strategy. Furthermore, and focusing in this last contest, another struggle was rushing with the date, as we wanted to launch the contest for International Women's Day. Had we had more time, we could have explored better ways to promote the contest.
Organizational strengthening
Final report of the Institutional tutoring project.
What are the objectives of this program? Please include metrics.
  • Aim: to constitute a professional Wikimedia chapter in Argentina, able to work efficiently with other institutions and to support and promote volunteers' work.
  • Metrics: new staff hired, strategic (mid and long term) planning, contact data base divided by audiences of interest to the organization.
Progress against these objectives (include metrics and # of volunteers/staff involved)?
  • Staff: At the end of March, 1 Executive Director. 1 part-time Communication Manager hired, beginning in April.
  • Strategic planning: Set of recommendations for short, mid and long term, done.
  • Contact management: Not done yet.
Involvement: 1 staff member and 2 Board members.
Activities conducted.
  • In March 2013, we carried out the project of “institutional tutoring” that allowed us to identify areas for improvement, adapt successful projects and acquire best practices through some of the best WM chapters worldwide, like Wikimedia Deutschland (WM-DE). Cornelius Kibelka, a member of WM-DE and a former employee, visited Buenos Aires and took part in this new project, focused on the areas of Administration, Communication and Volunteers participation. His 20-days stay made possible interviews with different members of the Board, and after that, a series of recommendations were elaborated in colaboration with WM-AR Executive Director. These advice involves both short, mid and long term actions.
  • After several discussions within the Board of Wikimedia Argentina, it was decided to hire a part-time employee to be in charge of reporting the activities of the Association (to its members, the WMF and the rest of our movement), press relations and community engagement. After reviewing more than 300 résumés, María Cruz was hired, starting on April 1st.
What worked and what did not?
  • Through this exchange experience we were able to look at a mid and long term plan, belonging to successful chapter, and follow that example to build our own road map. We believe this experience is very enriching and could work in other chapters all over the world.
  • We find, however, that synergy could have been bigger if the gap between WM-AR and WM-DE wasn't so wide. WM Deutschland has many years of experience and a much bigger structure. The questions their organization struggles with are far from reach yet to our chapter, we are still giving the first steps. Maybe we could have benefited, in a more active way (not just acknowledging the differences, but better, imitating proven good practices) from a chapter that has recently undergone the process we are going through now.
Outreach materials
What are the objectives of this program? Please include metrics.
  • Aim: To promote new participation in Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, and spread Wikipedia-related knowledge in Buenos Aires and other cities in Argentina.
  • Metrics: leaflets produced, estimated reach of those leaflets.
Progress against these objectives (include metrics and # of volunteers/staff involved)?
  • Leaflets produced: None at the moment.
  • Reach: None at the moment.
Activities conducted.
  • Considering the lack of funds, the design of new leaflets was postponed for the second quarter. In the mean time, there have been talks with the Direction of Public Libraries of the Buenos Aires Province to give copies of Wikipedia manuals and other leaflets for over 500 libraries across one of the largest subnational entities in the world.
What worked and what did not?
  • Not available at the moment.


Lessons learned[edit]

Lessons from this quarter[edit]

A key objective of the funding is to enable the movement as a whole to understand how to achieve shared goals better and faster. An important way of doing this is to identify lessons learned from entities who receive funds, and to share these lessons across the movement. The purpose of this section is to elicit some of these insights, which will be shared throughout the movement. Please answer the following questions in 1–2 paragraphs each.

What were your major accomplishments in the past quarter, and how did you help to achieve movement goals?

  • The major accomplishments of our chapter are the strategic alliances that we were able to tie with referents of interest, such as teachers, professors and government representatives. Our main aim is extending the conscient use of Wikipedia in the classroom and generate a frame of collaborative work for participatory government. Although in the past we have worked with several actors, in this quarter it was possible to tie these these bonds and move the discussions from theory to practice, as well as creating an organic form of work, that not only focuses on concrete actions (such as edit-a-thons) but also conceives valuable exchanges and other collaborative projects with the same actor.

What were your major setbacks in the past quarter (e.g., programs that were not successful)?

  • The impossibility to withdraw the funds provided by WMF was probably the main reason why we had to cut down the number of activities and push back some of them for future months. It was not only a problem of money restriction, but also of engaging staff time and energy. Our institution had to spend most of the time during the last quarter doing paperwork, going to the bank and communicating with the WMF to find the ways to make the disembursment possible, instead of focussing on the proposed projects.

What factors (organizational, environmental) enabled your success?

  • The process of professionalization was one of the things that enabled the success of our chapter during the last month. It shows many advantages. Firstly, it is easier to engage with institutions as a professional NGO; since we have permanent contact, and stable and clear procedures, more confidence was deposited on us. Furthermore, being able to divide tasks and responsibilities has allowed us to concentrate the necessary time in each project and alliance, making the most out of the working day.

What unanticipated challenges did you encounter and how did this affect what you were able to accomplish?

  • The growing pains of becoming a professional organization, although not totally unanticipated, were probably one of the most important challenges for our chapter in the past quarter. The site visit made by the Wikimedia Foundation staff in February and the tutoring program in March made more relevant and visible the issues of a proper division of tasks and responsibilities between Board and chapter. As an organization, we are facing these issues and we expect to develop in the short term clear guidelines about responsabilities and tasks within the chapter to avoid future conflicts.

What changes might you make in executing your initiatives into the next quarter?

  • For the next quarter, we are considering a slight change in the work dynamics of every project: a division in different stages according to aims and tools for tracking the progress of each project. Work schemes will be more clear from the beggining, identifying the person in charge and all the resources involved. Now that we have a Communications Manager that will be in charge of community engagement, we are also focusing on identifying our different audiences and shaping proper messages for each particular public, making our communication more efficient. Furthermore, we are working on building an authentic database to contact these audiences, in an organic approach to our communication aims.

Additional information[edit]

Provide any other relevant information that may be helpful or relevant for the FDC (e.g., links to any media coverage, blog posts, more detailed reports, more detailed financial information).

Notes[edit]

  1. "Printed materials for GLAM activities" and "for Education activities", originally budgeted here, moved to their respective programs for clearity.
  2. "Printed materials for GLAM activities", originally budgeted as part of Outreach materials, was moved here.
  3. Created as a program itself now. "Printed materials for Educational activities", originally budgeted as part of Outreach materials, was moved here.

Compliance[edit]

Is your organization compliant with the terms outlined in the grant agreement?[edit]

As required in the grant agreement, please report any deviations from your grant proposal here. Note that, among other things, any changes must be consistent with our WMF mission, must be for charitable purposes as defined in the grant agreement, and must otherwise comply with the grant agreement.

  • An Education Strategy Meeting was hosted in March and probably there will be another one in the upcoming months. For this event, the expenses were mainly catering for the participants and the travel for those invited from Córdoba and Montevideo.
  • Instead of hiring a general Assistant, those funds were reasigned to hire a Communications Manager, so we can foster the communication to our members and the Wikimedia movement in general. She joined our staff since April 1st.
  • A re-edition of our contest "Ibero American Women" was launched in March 2013 and will end in 2013. We expect to have winners in the last months of the year. The only expenses are related to the prizes that will be given to the winners. The goal of the contest to increase participation of editores and improve local contents of relevant Ibero American women.

Are you in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations as outlined in the grant agreement? Please answer "Yes" or "No".

  • Yes.

Are you in compliance with provisions of the United States Internal Revenue Code (“Code”), and with relevant tax laws and regulations restricting the use of the Grant funds as outlined in the grant agreement? Please answer "Yes" or "No".

  • Yes.

Signature[edit]

Once complete, please sign below with the usual four tildes.