Grants:PEG/WM AU/Board Capacity Development/Report
- Report accepted
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Did you comply with the requirements specified by WMF in the grant agreement?
This grant was used to fund a face-to-face meeting of the Wikimedia Australia management committee in January 2010.
Project goal and measures of success
Measures of success
What lessons were learned that may help others succeed in similar projects? Extensive notes and documentation was prepared for the planning meeting, which can be accessed here: wmau:January 2010 Operational planning meeting
What impact did the project have on WMF mission goals of Increased Reach, Increased Quality, Increased Credibility, Increased and Diversified Participation? No direct impact on these goals, although it can be argued that getting better organised and improving the professionalism of the chapter's operations has allowed the chapter to more effectively deliver in increasing reach, quality, and credibility. The major expense against this grant, the Melbourne face-to-face meeting, while not having any great success in itself, provided a good groundwork for the chapter's second attempt at drafting a strategic plan, which was much more successful.
Reporting and documentation of expenditures
Did you send WMF documentation of all expenses paid for with grant funds? Unknown.
Details of expenditures: Total expenditure was 1,453.79 AUD out of 3,358.90 AUD that was received. This is broken down as follows:
|Expense||Amount (in AUD)|
|Committee Face-to-Face Meeting|
|Travel (for four committee members)||964.03|
|Berlin 2010 Chapters Meeting|
|Travel Expenses (for Sarah Ewart and Andrew Owens)||180.03|
|Wikimedia Fundraising Conference|
|Travel Expenses (for Brian Salter-Duke)||248|
Will you be requesting re-allocation of remaining grant funding? No. It is proposed to return the remainder of the funds (1,905.11 AUD) to the Foundation.
Will you be returning unused funds to the Wikimedia Foundation? Yes, see above.
Will you be requesting an extension or were you granted an extension? N/A.
Please link to related grant proposals here: N/A.