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Conference & Event Grants

The conference grant proposal process is designed to support advance planning and collaboration so that movement events make the most of the time and money invested in them.

Funding is generally awarded to three broad categories of movement events:

  • Thematic events such as GLAM Bootcamp, WikiWomen's Camp and Wiki Loves Monuments International team strategy meeting
  • National conferences like WikiConference India, WikiConference North America
  • Regional affiliate meetings such as WikiArabia, CEE Meeting and Wiki Indaba

Important information:

  • For grants under $2,000 USD, please see the Rapid Grants program
  • Grant requests are accepted 2 times per year following the schedule below
  • Contact us at as soon as you begin planning an event to discuss timelines and eligibility. It is important to inform the conference grant program officer of your plans to apply at least two months before the application cycle begins.

Round 2 2017-2018 schedule

Proposal deadline: 4 March 2018

Staff feedback: 5 - 16 March 2018

Proposal revision deadline: 25 March 2018

Committee review: 26 March - 8 April 2018

Grantees announced: 20 April 2018

Event dates: August 2018 - February 2019


Round 1 2018-2019 Schedule

Proposal deadline: TBD

Staff feedback: TBD

Proposal revision deadline: TBD

Committee review: TBD

Grantees announced: TBD

Event dates: February 2019 - August 2019