The Conference & Event Grants program provides funding and planning support to groups or organizations to host local or regional conferences that bring Wikimedians together for experience sharing, skill building, and networking.
Temporary changes to the program
For the next two rounds of Conference Grants (September 2018 and February 2019) we will be limiting applications to the following:
These specific annual regional conferences: Iberoconf, WikiIndaba, CEE, WikiArabia
These specific thematic conferences: Education, ICT and gender in Africa, Wikidata
Proposals from emerging communities for national/local conferences up to $10,000 USD will be accepted
Grant requests are accepted 2 times per year following the schedule below
Contact us at conferencegrantswikimedia.org 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 1 2019-2020 schedule
Proposal deadline: 9 September 2019
Staff eligibility review and feedback: 9 - 20 September 2019