Grants:Learning & Evaluation/Participation Support Program revamp/Survey questions

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Thank you for participating in the Participation Support Program! We would like to hear about your experiences. Please help us out by completing this brief survey, which should take less than ten minutes to complete.

The goal of this survey is to gather information and feedback about your experiences with the Participation Support Program to help us improve the process, pages, and overall experience for everyone.

Some legal stuff: By answering these questions, you permit us to record your responses and agree to donate them to the public domain. This allows us to freely share your answers with others for the purpose of open analysis, research, and study. We will not share publicly your name, address, phone number, or email except as required by law. This commitment assumes you do not incorporate your personal information in response to a question that doesn't ask for it. Thanks again for your feedback!

Q1[edit]

How did you find out about the Participation Support Program?

  • information posted on a Wikimedia wiki
  • a mailing list
  • a Wikimedia blog post
  • a friend or colleague
  • a Wikimedia staff member
  • a Wikimedia chapter
  • social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, ... etc)
  • a Wikimedia sponsored event, please specify
  • Other, please specify

Q2[edit]

Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program?

  • Yes
  • No

Q3[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? No Is Selected

What best describes your role interacting with the Participation Support Program?

  • Staff of WMF or a Chapter, makes decisions (committee member, grants administrator, etc) for the program
  • Staff of WMF or a Chapter, does not make grantmaking decisions for this program
  • Community member
  • Other, please specify

Q4[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? Yes Is Selected

Was this the first grant request (of any type) you submitted to the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) or a Wikimedia Chapter?

  • Yes - it was the first grant request I have submitted
  • No - I have submitted other grant requests

Q5[edit]

Display This Question: If Was this the first grant request (of any type) you submitted to the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) or... No - I have submitted other grant requests Is Selected

What Wikimedia grants programs have you participated in previously? Select all that apply.

  • WMF's Annual Plan Grants program (Funds Dissemination Committee or FDC)
  • WMF's Individual Engagement Grants program (IEG)
  • WMF's Project and Event Grants program (formerly the WMF Grants program)
  • Grants program of a local Wikimedia Chapter; please specify the chapter
  • Other programs, please specify

Q6[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? Yes Is Selected

After you submitted your Participation Support request for funding, did you receive any endorsement(s) on your request page at meta wiki?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know / Can't remember

Q7[edit]

Have you ever endorsed anyone else's Participation Support request for funding?

  • Yes
  • No

Q8[edit]

Display This Question: If Have you ever endorsed anyone else's Participation Support request for funding? Yes Is Selected

What motivated you to endorse someone else's Participation Support request(s)? Select all that apply.

  • I'm an event organizer and felt their attendance would add value to my event
  • The applicant had asked me to endorse their proposal
  • I thought the event was valuable
  • I thought the attendee was valuable
  • Other, please specify

Q9[edit]

Display This Question: If Have you ever endorsed anyone else's Participation Support request for funding? No Is Selected

Why didn't you endorse any other Participation Support requests? Select all that apply.

  • I didn't know about endorsment or how to do it
  • I had no time
  • I had no interest in other people's requests
  • I didn't know I was allowed to endorse
  • I have a Conflict of Interest that prevents me from endorsing
  • I didn't know the other applicants
  • Other, please specify

Q10[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? Yes Is Selected

Was your Participation Support request approved for funding by the Participation Support Program?

  • Yes
  • No

Q11[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? Yes Is Selected

Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about your level of satisfaction with each stage in the process.

Header text Very Dissatisfied Dissatisfied Neutral Satisfied Very Satisfied Does not apply
Submitting the request O O O O O O
Committee review and decision-making on the request O O O O O O
Disbursement of funding O O O O O O
Reporting after the event O O O O O O
Submitting receipts or other documentation after the event O O O O O O

Q12[edit]

Display This Question:

  1. If Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about... - Satisfied Is Selected
  2. Or Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about... - Very Satisfied Is Selected
  3. Or Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about... - Neutral Is Selected

Was there something in particular you enjoyed in one or more parts of the process? What did you like best about participating in the program? Please be as specific as possible.

Q13[edit]

Display This Question:

  1. If Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about... - Very Dissatisfied Is Selected
  2. Or Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about... - Dissatisfied Is Selected
  3. Or Think back to the overall process of your own Participation Support request. Please tell us about... - Neutral Is Selected

What did you like the least about participating in the program? Was there something specific you disliked or found frustrating during the process? Please give as much detail as possible, so that we can understand how to improve.

Q14[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? Yes Is Selected

Do you think that your Participation Support request for funding was reviewed and processed in a timely manner?

  • Yes
  • No (please explain)

Q15[edit]

Display This Question: If Did you apply for funding from the Participation Support Program? Yes Is Selected

Would you apply to the Participation Support Program again?

  • Yes, definitely, if there's a suitable opportunity
  • Maybe
  • No, definitely not
  • I'm not sure/I haven't decided

Q16[edit]

Do you think decision-making in the Participation Support Program is fair?

  • Yes
  • No (please explain)
  • I prefer not to answer/I don't know

Q17[edit]

Thinking about the Participation Support Program pages on Meta-Wiki: How easy was it to find the information you needed about the program (for example, reporting requirements, selection process, etc.)

  • Very Difficult
  • Difficult
  • Just ok / Neutral
  • Easy
  • Very Easy

Q18[edit]

Display This Question:

  1. If Thinking about the Participation Support Program pages on Meta-Wiki: How easy was it to find the ... Very Difficult Is Selected
  2. Or Thinking about the Participation Support Program pages on Meta-Wiki: How easy was it to find the ... Difficult Is Selected

What was ${q://QID45/ChoiceGroup/SelectedChoices} about finding information about the Participation Support Program? For example, what information was hard to find?

Q19[edit]

Overall, how satisfied are you with the Participation Support Program?

  • Very Dissatisfied
  • Dissatisfied
  • Satisfied
  • Very Satisfied

Q20[edit]

Display This Question:

  1. If Overall, how satisfied are you with the Participation Support Program? Very Dissatisfied Is Selected
  2. Or Overall, how satisfied are you with the Participation Support Program? Dissatisfied Is Selected

Why were you dissatisfied with the Participation Support Program?

Q21[edit]

Display This Question:

  1. If Overall, how satisfied are you with the Participation Support Program? Satisfied Is Selected
  2. Or Overall, how satisfied are you with the Participation Support Program? Very Satisfied Is Selected

Why were you satisfied with the Participation Support Program?

Q22[edit]

How could we improve the Participation Support Program to make it easier or more rewarding for grantees?

Q23[edit]

On a scale of 0-10, with 0 being "Not at all likely" and 10 being "Extremely likely," how likely are you to recommend the Travel & Participation Support Program to a friend or colleague?

0 - Not at all likely 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 - Extremely likely


Q24[edit]

Imagine if we were going to expand the reach of the Participation Support Program and its criteria for funding requests. Can you think of any needs for funding that are not currently being met by this program, that you would want us to consider?

Q25[edit]

If you contribute to Wikimedia projects in a personal capacity, please share the project you work on most (for example, "pt.wikipedia.org") below.

Q26[edit]

If you feel comfortable doing so, please share the country where you live (for example, "Indonesia") below. This information is helpful for us to know more about the regions we are serving with this program, and any gaps.

Q27[edit]

If you feel comfortable doing so, please share your gender information with us. This information is helpful for us to know more information about the gender gap in our movement and this program.

  • Male
  • Female
  • Something else, please specify
  • I prefer not to mention

Q28[edit]

Do you have any other comments, feedback, or questions about the Participation Support Program to share with us?

Thank you[edit]

Thank you for participating in this survey!