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Egypt Wikimedians User Group Annual Plan 2023-24
start date2024-07-012024-07-01T00:00:00Z
end date2025-07-312025-06-30T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)1375000 EGP
amount requested (USD)44508.75 USD [note 1]
grant typeWikimedia Affiliate (chapter, thematic org., or user group)
funding regionMENA
decision fiscal year2023-24
funding program roundRound 2
organization (if applicable)Egypt Wikimedians User Group

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Applicant information[edit]

Organization name or Wikimedia Username for individuals. (required)
Egypt Wikimedians User Group
Do you have any approved General Support Fund requests? (required)
No, it is my first time applying for a General Support Fund
You are applying as a(n). (required)
Wikimedia Affiliate (chapter, thematic org., or user group)
Are your group or organization legally registered in your country? (required)
Do you have a fiscal sponsor?
Fiscal organization name.
Arab Digital Expression Foundation

Main proposal[edit]

1. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be a title for the Meta-Wiki page. (required)
Egypt Wikimedians User Group Annual Plan 2023-24
2. Do you want to apply for the multi-year funding or renewal process? (required)
2.1. For how many years of multi-year funding are you applying? (required)
2.2. Provide a brief overview of Year 2 and Year 3 of the proposed plan and how this relates to the current proposal and your strategic plan? (required)


3. Proposed start date. (required)
4. Proposed end date. (required)
5. Does your organization or group have an Affiliate or Organizational Annual Plan that can help us understand your proposal? If yes, please provide it. (required)
6. Does your affiliate, organization or group have a Strategic Plan that can help us understand your proposal? If yes, please provide it. (required)
7. Where will this proposal be implemented? (required)
8. What are your programs, approaches, and strategies? What are the challenges that you are trying to address and how will your strategies support you in addressing these challenges? (required)

Our program this year focuses on several topics: Wikipedia training and workshops, education program, GLAM, Photography, Photography competitions, Tech and Hackathon, Wikidata workshops, Raise Awareness, Documentation Projects.

Our strategy: 1- Reorganizing and restructuring the group: by preparing an organizational structure with annual elections, writing internal regulations and codes of ethics, and creating sections, subcommittees, and teams in the regions, which guarantees us Stability and order. 2- Growth: Our primary focus is to grow the group and attract the largest number of volunteers and supporters for the coming years. 3- Utilizing resources as much as possible: The budget will be small, so we will focus on important aspects and we will strive to achieve the greatest amount of important activities and achieve the greatest effectiveness possible. 4- Establishing the largest possible number of partnerships: whether with universities, libraries, or archives, as well as partnerships with institutions working in the field of volunteer work, in order to facilitate our activity in the coming period.

9. What categories are your main programs and related activities under? Please select all that apply. (required)
Category Yes/No
Education Yes
Culture, heritage or GLAM Yes
Gender and diversity Yes
Community support and engagement No
Participation in campaigns and contests Yes
Public policy advocacy No
Other No


9.1.1. Select all your programs and activities for Education. (required)
Editing Wikipedia Training, Translation, Wikidata programs, Wikimedia Commons programs, Other Wikimedia project programs
Other programs and activities if any: N/A
9.1.2. Select all relevant audience groups for Education. (required)
Vocational, tertiary, or higher education, Teachers or professors, Senior citizens
Other groups if any: N/A

Culture, heritage or GLAM

9.2. Select all your programs and activities for Culture, heritage or GLAM. (required)
Supporting institutions to open up their collections, data, metadata, and research, Supporting GLAM professionals to incorporate use of Wikimedia in their work, through documentation, training, or Wikimedian in Residence programs, Partnering with institutions, professional associations, and allied organizations to raise awareness of open culture, ethical sharing, and related issues
Other programs and activities if any: N/A

Gender and diversity

9.3. Select all your programs and activities for Gender and diversity.
Bringing in women and/or gender diverse participants and editors, Focusing on creating content about women and/or gender diverse groups, including biographies, intersectional topic areas and/or adding images, Focusing on creating content about marginalized (underrepresented) communities and their knowledge, Focusing on knowledge equity by bringing in contributors from underrepresented communities, Fomenting female leadership within the movement (either staff, members or boards)
Other programs and activities if any: N/A

Participation in campaigns and contests

9.5. Select all campaigns that apply. (required)
Art+Feminism, Wiki Loves Africa, Wiki Loves Earth, Wiki Loves Monuments, Wiki Loves Women, WikiForHumanRights, WikiGap, Wikipedia Birthday or Anniversary
Other programs and activities if any: N/A
10. Please include a link to or upload a timeline (operational calendar) for your programs and activities. (required)
11. Describe your team. (required)

We have an elected Board of trustees contain (Chairperson - Executive Manager - Treasurer and financial Officer - Public relations and communications Officer)

Our team:

  • 1 Education program leader and two Coordinator
  • 2 Event Consultant
  • 2 Event Coordinator in three regions
  • 1 Marketing & Research manager
  • Logistics manager
  • 2 Photo Competitions Organizer
  • 2 Technical Support

Future Staff:

  • Administrative assistants
  • Accountant
  • Social Media Coordinator
12. Will you be working with any internal (Wikimedia) or external partners? Describe the characteristics of these partnerships and bring a few examples of the most significant partnerships. (required)

GLAM–Wiki - Wikimedia Outreach - Wiki Loves Monuments - WikiGAP - Wikitech

13. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select all that apply. (required)
Increase the Sustainability of Our Movement, Improve User Experience, Ensure Equity in Decision-making, Identify Topics for Impact, Innovate in Free Knowledge


Wikimedia Metrics[edit]

14. Please select and fill out Wikimedia Metrics for your proposal. (recommended)
14.1. Number of participants, editors, and organizers.

All metrics provided are optional, please fill them out if they are aligned with your programs and activities.

Participants, editors, and organizers
Metrics name Target Description
Number of all participants 1300 N/A
Number of all editors 200 N/A
Number of new editors 150
Number of retained editors 27
Number of all organizers 12 N/A
Number of new organizers 20
14.2. Number of new content contributions to Wikimedia projects. (recommended)
Contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Created Edited or improved
Wikipedia 1000 2000
Wikimedia Commons 7000
Wikidata 2800
Wikimedia Incubator
MediaWiki 20 25
Wikifunctions / Abstract Wikipedia
Description for Wikimedia projects contributions metrics. (optional)

Other Metrics[edit]

15. Do you have other quantitative and qualitative targets for your project (other metrics)? (required)
Other Metrics Description Target
wikipedia pages create new pages or improve it 3000
new photos on Commons we target by Photography competitions and photography tours to achieving more numbers than previous years 7000
wikidata items on wikidata 2800
wikisource create topics in wikisource depend on GLAM activities - 4 trips - 4 topics for each trip.

every topic contain 3- 5 pages in wikisource



16. Will you have any other revenue sources when implementing this proposal (e.g. other funding, membership contributions, donations)? (required)
16.1. List other revenue sources. (required)


16.2. Approximately how much revenue will you have from other sources in your local currency? (required)
17. Your local currency. (required)
18. What is the total requested amount in your local currency? (required)
1375000 EGP
Multi-year funding request summary
Year Amount (local currency)
Year 1 N/A EGP
Year 2 N/A EGP
Year 3 N/A EGP
Requested amount in USD
44508.75 USD [note 1]
Multi-year funding request summary in USD
Year Amount USD [note 1]
Year 1 N/A USD
Year 2 N/A USD
Year 3 N/A USD
  1. a b c The following amount in US dollars was calculated by Wikimedia Foundation staff using the fixed currency rates. This amount is approximate and may not reflect the actual currency exchange rates on the day of submission or distribution. If the application is funded, the funding will be sent in the recipient’s local currency.
19. Does this proposal include compensation for staff or contractors? (required)
19.1. How many paid staff members do you plan to have? (required)

Include the number of staff and contractors during the proposal period. If you have short-term contractors or staff, please include them separately and mention their terms.

4 staff
  • Executive Manager (Part time - 4 hours/day)
  • Administrative assistants (Part time - 4 hours/day)
  • Accountant (Part time - 4 hours/day)
  • Social Media Coordinator (Part time - 4 hours/day)

+ 2 contractors

  • Graphic Designer (one time paid)
  • Educational Materials Creator (one time paid)
19.2. How many FTEs (full-time equivalents) in total? (required)

Include the total FTE of staff and contractors during the proposal period. If you have short-term contractors or staff, please include their FTEs with the terms separately.

19.3. Describe any staff or contractor changes compared to the current year / ongoing General Support Fund if any. (required only for returning grantees)
20. Please provide an overview of your overall budget categories in your local currency. The budget breakdown should include only the amount requested with this General Support Fund (required).
Budget category Amount in local currency
Staff and contractor costs 310000 EGP
Operational costs 585000 EGP
Programmatic costs 455000 EGP
21. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it. (required)


Additional information[edit]

22. In this optional space you can add any other additional information about your proposal or organization that you think can help us when reviewing your proposal. (optional)

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