Grants:IEG/Senior Citizens Write in Sanskrit Wikipedia/Finances

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Individual Engagement Grants This project is funded by an Individual Engagement Grant

proposal people timeline & progress finances midpoint report final report

Budget[edit]

Below is your approved budget. Please use this table to keep track of actual funds spent for each line item and list the difference from the approved budget at the end of the grant period.

Expense Approved amount Actual funds spent Difference
Program Management 86400 Rs. or $1296 51520 34880
Expenses for in-person editathons 70030 Rs.
(36650 + 33380) Rs.
or $1050.45
($549.75 + $500.70) USD
39250 30780
Total 156430 Rs, 2346.45 USD 90770 65660


Request changes[edit]

We understand that sometimes plans change. Please use this button to request approval for changes to your grant’s budget while your project is in progress. Any variation of 20% or more to any line item in your budget must be approved by staff here before you make the change (for projects with budgets of $15,000 or more, the accepted variance is 10%).


Budget change request[edit]

In first phase I got grant of 78,215 and I spend 90,770. So 12555 is over budget in first phase. In second phase too may spend near

22,100 for editothon and
34880 for project management
16150 and food etc


73130 approx spend will be in second phase


90770 First phase
73130 second phase


163900 grand total

163900 spend in phase 1 + phase 2
-156430 approved grant


7470 ​total over budget phase 1 and phase 2

7470 over budget
+78215 second phase amout


85685 for second installment

now in Proposal
Projector = 800 800 500
Laptop = 700 700 500
Computer rant = 500, 500*30 15000 20,000
+ Service tax 2100
Internet = 1500 1500
Room rant (9 am to 5 pm) = 2,000 2000
Total rupees… 22,100 21,000

I propose some amount for project, laptop and lab expense, but 1100 rurpees spent more in that work. Secondly In food work which I thought to spend but bit more I had to spend as per Maharaj (food maker) asked me. Moreover Transportation of Wikipedians 1000 Rupees spent more.

work now in Proposal
Prearrangement of Scholar list 11520 11520
Contact with scholar 40000 42000
Notepad + Pen 750 750
Foods (Lunch, Snacks, Water) 10400 8000
Transportation 6000 5000
Total rupees… 68670 67270

Rationale[edit]

I originally submitted a budget of 156,430 Rs. for my project.  However, I expect to spend a total of  163,900 Rs. by the time the project ends.  This is [163,900-156,430] 7,470 Rs. over my planned budget.  The reason for this overspend is that lab set up, food expense and wikipedian transportation.  I would like to request a new total budget of 163,900 Rs. for my project.

I'm approving this budget change request for a 7,470 Rs. increase, for a total budget of 163,900 Rs. --Marti (WMF) (talk) 16:03, 18 May 2016 (UTC)