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Grants:PEG/WM CZ/Mediagrant

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This submission to the Project and Event Grants Program was funded in the fiscal year 2010-11. This is a grant to an organization.

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Legal name of chapter
Wikimedia Česká republika
Grant contact name
Limojoe (chairman WM CZ)
Grant contact user-name or e-mail
Grant contact title (position)
WM CZ grant coordinator
Project lead name
Chmee2, Packa a Vojtech.dostal
Project lead user-name or e-mail
mg(a)granty.wikimedia.cz (forwards to all people above)
Project lead title (position), if any
Mediagrant "eye"
Full project name
Amount requested (in EUR)
Provisional target start date
December 15th, 2010 (with couple retroactive/reimbursement items)
Provisional completion date
n/a - reports will be provided every 6 months Now December 31st, 2013.

Budget breakdown[edit]

EUR 21,000

Orientational breakdown can be found on subpages.

Project goal[edit]

Enhancement of text content of Wikimedia projects by multimedia content.

Project scope[edit]

This is wrapper for several related "subgrants" which purposes are:

  • obtaining of multimedia
  • obtaining of expedients for obtaining of multimedia
  • education of participants for raising the quality of obtained multimedia

The list of "subgrants" contains, but is not limited to:

Reimbursement policy for volunteers[edit]

Full text is available in Czech at Wikimedia Czech Republic/Mediagrant/Obecná pravidla, the following is just a rough summary:

  • The output must be free media uploaded on Commons, in reasonable quality, reasonanbly described.
  • Usually reimbursed expenses include: public transport tickets, gas/car related expenses (either gas receips or a fixed price per kilometer), admission and photography-related fees
  • It's possible to reimburse lodging, but only when it's necessary for obtaining the media.
  • Every expense must be covered by receipt which are collected and archived (except for per-kilometer-reimbursed trips by car, when we collect only signed declaration from the volunteer).
  • In case supervisor of given topic deems obtained media as unacceptable, he may reduce the amount that is reimbursed. (For example to 50%.)

Non-financial requirements[edit]

There are none.

Fit to strategy[edit]

  • Creating lots of multimedia accessible under free licenses.
  • Improvement, enrichment and enhancement of Wikimedia projects.

Other benefits[edit]

  • Involving more active users in wider participation.
  • Attracting of new users/editors.
  • Covering of vanishing objects which might cease to exist in following years, or objects which are normally inaccessible.
  • Popularization of Wikimedia projects within public, possible future cooperation with specialists.

Measures of success[edit]

N/a globally, specified separately in subgrants.


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