That consider partnering with affiliates and creating regional/thematic coalitions within the movement, to align agendas, enhance equity and to invest in movement leadership infrastructure, for a greater strategic impact.
That include an outreach component by partnering with open knowledge allies, to expand our global footprint.
That welcome and empower new participants and contributors in the Wikimedia movement, that will include a clear and scalable newcomers engagement plan.
Eligibility CriteriaIf you have any questions about whether your group is eligible for a conference grant, please contact a WMF program officer at grantswikimedia.org before you begin the application process.
Groups and organizations who are in compliance with grants and WMF agreements may apply. This means all outstanding grant reports for the grantee and fiscal sponsors must be complete prior to the proposal submission deadline.
Groups who do not have a shared bank account or individuals applying on behalf of a group must provide confirmation of an eligible fiscal sponsor who can accept grant funds on their behalf.
Individuals or groups who have never received a grant from the WMF over $5,000 USD should email conferencegrantswikimedia.org to discuss any challenges that might prevent WMF from sending you funds.
Organizations who are funded through Annual Plan Grants are not eligible for Conference & Event Grants, however they may act as fiscal sponsors for groups who are eligible. APG funded chapters may request a Conference & Event Grant for movement-wide or region-wide event, such as GLAMWiki conference, Wikisource Conference, WikiIndaba, CEE Meeting, etc.