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Report Status: Draft

Due date: 2024-07-15T00:00:00Z

Funding program: Wikimedia Community Fund

Report type: Midpoint

Application Final Learning Report

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General information

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This form is for organizations, groups, or individuals receiving Wikimedia Community Funds or Wikimedia Alliances Funds to report on their midpoint results. See the Wikimedia Community Fund application if you want to review the initial proposal.

  • Name of Organization: Wikimedia Australia Inc
  • Title of Proposal: Wikimedia Australia 2022 - 2025
  • Amount awarded: 668839
  • Amount spent: USD,

Part 1 Understanding your work

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1. Briefly describe how your strategies and activities proposed were implemented and if any changes to what was proposed are worth highlighting?

2. Were there any strategies or approaches that you feel are effective in achieving your goals? Please describe these.

3. What challenges or obstacles have you encountered? What will you do differently going forward?

4. Please describe how different Wikimedia communities are being informed about your work. Provide any useful links that illustrate community engagement.

5. Is there anything else you would like to share about how your efforts helped to bring in participants and/or build content, particularly for underrepresented groups?

N/A

6. In your application, you outlined your learning priorities for this fund. What are you learning about these areas during this period?

7. What are the next steps and opportunities you’ll be focusing on for the second half of your project?

Part 2: Metrics

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8a. In your application, you outlined some core metrics that you would like to measure and the targets for each metric. In the following table please highlight the metrics and describe the qualitative or quantitative results to date, if applicable. You can also provide any comments or analysis regarding these results and mention the tools used.

Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target Results Comments Methodology
Number of participants Number of participants at events, workshops and training 400
Number of editors Number of contributors across all Wikimedia Australia events and activities 200
Number of organizers Number of facilitators in facilitator program and associated event organisers. 15
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target Results Comments Methodology
Wikipedia Based on Dashboard: https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/campaigns/wikimedia_australia_202122/programs 300 N/A N/A N/A
Wikidata Based on Dashboard: https://outreachdashboard.wmflabs.org/campaigns/wikimedia_australia_202122/programs 1000 N/A N/A N/A
Wikimedia Commons Number of uploads to Wikimedia Commons for Wiki Loves Earth 1200 N/A N/A N/A
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8b. In your application, you outlined some additional metrics that you would like to measure and the targets for each metric. In the following table please highlight the metrics and describe the qualitative or quantitative results to date, if applicable. You can also provide any comments or analysis regarding these results and mention the tools used.

Additional Metrics
Additional Metrics Description Target Results Comments Methodology
Number of editors that continue to participate/retained after activities Wikimedia Australia is committed to working with the Wikimedia Foundation and affiliates to determine a methodology to measure editor retention from Wikimedia Australia events and activities. As a result of this proposal, it will share a methodology for measuring retention. We will also undertake a qualitative survey and brief discussion paper about retention at the end of this 12 month cycle. 1 N/A N/A N/A
Number of organizers that continue to participate/retained after activities Number of volunteer facilitators and organisers that participant in more than one event, meeting or activity within 12 months. 10 N/A N/A N/A
Number of strategic partnerships that contribute to longer term growth, diversity and sustainability Number of partnerships with organisations across Australia to deliver events, edit-a-thons and training, both in person and online, and,or develop customised programs to improve the discovery of content, collections and data. 10 N/A N/A N/A
Feedback from participants on effective strategies for attracting and retaining contributors Number of post event surveys (as per main metric 5) N/A N/A N/A N/A
Diversity of participants brought in by grantees Number of strategic partnerships that contribute to longer term growth, diversity and sustainability of diverse participants and identified target groups 5 N/A N/A N/A
Number of people reached through social media publications Twitter: 10,000 tweet impressions per month, 120,000 yearly

Instagram: 40 likes per month, 480 yearly Facebook: 10,000 reach per month, 120,000 yearly

250000 N/A N/A N/A
Number of activities developed Non event-based programs, such as Wikidata Fellowships https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Wikidata_Fellowships 5 N/A N/A N/A
Number of volunteer hours Inclusive of 150 hours of committee meetings and 50 hours of facilitators at events 200 N/A N/A N/A
N/A Number of paid members of Wikimedia Australia 100 N/A N/A N/A
N/A No. of events (from Wikimedia Australia Events page https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Past_events). 40 N/A N/A N/A
N/A Number of partnerships (from website and any additional relevant agreements https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Partnerships) 10 N/A N/A N/A
N/A Media engagements (inclusive of radio, print, online etc https://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Media) 10 N/A N/A N/A
N/A Number of post or during event surveys of how participants heard about the event? Ideally this metric is represented in a graph format to better understand how participants are finding out about our events. 10 N/A N/A N/A

9. Are you having any difficulties collecting data to measure your results?

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10. Are you collaborating and sharing learning with Wikimedia affiliates or community members?

10a. Please describe how and what has proved to be most effective.

11. Documentation of your work process, story, and impact.

  • Below there is a section to upload files, videos, sound files, images (photos and infographics, e.g. communications materials, blog posts, compelling quotes, social media posts, etc.).
  • Below is an additional field to type in link URLs. You can include any monitoring tool links (dashboards, etc), surveys, training materials, presentations, and other URLs. We also recommend you share your findings in the form of a learning pattern. Click on this link to find out more. If you create any learning patterns, please link them below.

Part 3: Financial reporting and compliance

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12. Please state the total amount spent in your local currency.

13. Local currency type

14. Please report the funds received and spending in the currency of your fund.

  • Upload Documents, Templates, and Files.
  • Report funds received and spent, if template not used.

15. Based on your implementation and learning to date, do you have any plans to make changes to the budget spending?

15a. Please provide an explanation on how you hope to adjust this.

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16. We’d love to hear any thoughts you have on how the experience of being a grantee has been so far.