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Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Biography Edit-a-thon in Kanagawa, Japan 2023 (ID: 22029007)

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Biography Edit-a-thon in Kanagawa, Japan 2023
proposed start date2023-04-01
proposed end date2023-11-30
grant start date2023-04-01T00:00:00Z
grant end date2023-11-30T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)46213 JPY
budget (USD)358.12 USD
amount recommended (USD)358.12
grant typeIndividual
funding regionESEAP
decision fiscal year2022-23
organization (if applicable)• N/A
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Applicant Details

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Are you a member of any Wikimedia affiliate or group, including informal groups like Wiki Fan Clubs, emerging language communities, not recognized Wikimedia groups etc.? Please list them all.


Grant Proposal

M. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be the Meta-Wiki page title.

Biography Edit-a-thon in Kanagawa, Japan 2023

Q. Indicate if it is a local, international, or regional proposal and if it involves several countries? (optional)


Q2. If you have answered regional or international, please write the country names and any other information that is useful for understanding your proposal.

R. If you would like, please share any websites or social media accounts that your group or organization has.

1. What is the change that you are trying to bring about and why is this important.


2. Describe your main approaches or strategies to achieve these changes and why you think they will be effective.


3. What are the activities you will be developing and delivering as part of these approaches or strategies?


4. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign or event? If so, please select the relevant campaign below. If so, please select all the relevant campaigns from the list below. If "other", please state which.

1Lib1Ref, Art+Feminism, WikiGap

5. Do you have the team that is needed to implement this proposal?

発案者としてuser:Mayonaka no osanpo、ウィキメディア編集者としてuser:araisyohei、そのほか、ウィキペディア編集イベントに複数参加経験のあるメンバーがその都度参加協力している。神奈川近代文学館、神奈川県立図書館より会場や資料提供を受けている。

6. Please state if your proposal aims to work to bridge any of the identified CONTENT knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select up to THREE that most apply to your work.

Content Gender gap, Cultural background, ethnicity, religion, racial

6.1 In a few sentences, explain how your work is specifically addressing this content gap (or Knowledge inequity) to ensure a greater representation of knowledge.

7. Please state if your proposal includes any of these areas or THEMATIC focus. Select up to THREE that most apply to your work and explain the rationale for identifying these themes.

Education, Culture, heritage or GLAM

8. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities?

Age, Digital Access

9. Who are the target participants and from which community? How will you engage participants before and during the activities? How will you follow up with participants after the activities?


10. In what ways are you actively seeking to contribute towards creating a safer, supportive, more equitable environment for participants?


11. Please tell us about how you have let your Wikimedia communities know about the planned activities and this proposal. Use this space to describe the processes you carried out to make the community more involved in planning this proposal. Please link the on-wiki community discussion(s) around the proposals.

ウィキペディア内にイベントページを作成し、アウトリーチページに情報提供する。 Facebookのウィキペディア関係者グループにてイベント情報を発信する。

12. Are you aware of other Rapid Fund proposals in your local group, community, or region that are being submitted and that align with your proposed project?


If yes:

12.1 Did you explore the possibility of doing a joint proposal with other leaders in your group?
12.2 How will this joint proposal allow you to have better results?
13. Will you be working with other external, non-Wikimedia partners to implement this proposal? Required.


13.1 Please describe these partnerships and what motivates the potential partner to be part of the proposal and how they add value to your work.

神奈川近代文学館より、会場提供、企画展観覧料の免除、学芸員による解説をうける。 神奈川県立図書館より、会場提供、資料提供、司書のサポートを受ける。

14. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select a maximum of THREE options that most apply.

Increase the Sustainability of Our Movement, Improve User Experience, Innovate in Free Knowledge

Learning, Sharing, and Evaluation

15. What do you hope to learn from your work in this fund proposal?

参加者は、文学への知識を深め、図書館資料を活用し、文献調査能力を高める。 編集者は、信頼できる文献に基づいてウィキペディア記事を編集し、スキルを高める。編集者同士の新たなつながりをつくる。文学館や図書館は、新たな利用者を獲得し、潜在的なニーズを把握できる。プロジェクトを通じて、社会の知的財産を増やす。

16. Based on these learning questions, what is the information or data you need to collect to answer these questions? Please register this information (as metric description) in the following spaces provided.
Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
17. Core quantitative metrics.
Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target
Number of participants 30
Number of editors 20
Number of organizers 10
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target
Wikipedia N/A 20
Wikimedia Commons N/A 5
17.1 If for some reason your proposal will not measure these core metrics please provide an explanation.

18. What tools would you use to measure each metric selected? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support.


Financial Proposal

19. & 19.1 What is the amount you are requesting from Wikimedia Foundation? Please provide this amount in your local currency.

46213 JPY

19.2 What is this amount in US Currency (to the best of your knowledge)?

358.12 USD

20. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it.

下記プロジェクトの残金の使用を希望します。 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Rapid/Araisyohei/Biography_Edit-a-thon_in_Kanagawa,_Japan_2021/Report

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  • Stating why the proposal is important for the communities involved and why they think the strategies chosen will achieve the results that are expected.
  • Highlighting any aspects they think are particularly well developed: for instance, the strategies and activities proposed, the levels of community engagement, outreach to underrepresented groups, addressing knowledge gaps, partnerships, the overall budget and learning and evaluation section of the proposal, etc.
  • Highlighting if the proposal focuses on any interesting research, learning or innovation, etc. Also if it builds on learning from past proposals developed by the individual or organization, or other Wikimedia communities.
  • Analyzing if the proposal is going to contribute in any way to important developments around specific Wikimedia projects or Movement Strategy.
  • Analysing if the proposal is coherent in terms of the objectives, strategies, budget, and expected results (metrics).