Grants:Project/Rapid/Bengali translations of guides and applications for Wikimedia Foundation Funds

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Sumitsurai/Bengali translations of guides and applications for Wikimedia Foundation Funds
Translating Wikimedia Foundation Funds related documents and guides to Bengali.
targetBengali-speaking Wikimedians
start date04/20
end date05/31
budget (local currency)₹ 134,975
budget (USD)$ 1778.6
grant typeindividual
contact(s)• surai.sumit(_AT_)
website (if applicable)• N/A

Applications are not required to be in English. Please complete the application in your preferred language.

Project Goal[edit]

Choose one or more of the following goals. You can add or delete goals as needed.

  1. Support communications or translation needs for a Wikimedia movement activity, meeting, or program.
  2. Encourage community participation.
  3. Improving user-friendly environment.

Project Plan[edit]


  1. What Wikimedia movement activity will your work support?
    Bengali translations of guides and applications for Wikimedia Foundation Funds
  2. If you are translating any materials or doing live translation, in what languages will you support these needs? Who will be responsible for doing the translations?
    Bengali - Sumit Surai
  3. Is there anything else you want to tell us about this project?
    Translating to Bengali for a community mainly spread across two countries


How you will use the funds you are requesting? List bullet points for each expense. Don’t forget to include a total amount, and update this amount in the Probox at the top of your page too!

  • Compensation for translation-related work (including preparation, meeting facilitation time, debriefing, live translation time, translation work of documents and material): 24,694 words* $0.07/word = $1728.5
  • Online tools or services (subscription services for online meeting platforms):
  • Small equipment costs (such as microphones, headsets, webcam, but not larger equipment such as laptops, computers, or tablets)
  • Other: $50 for administration expenses

TOTAL: $1728.5

Completing your application[edit]

Once you have completed the application, please do the following:

  • Change the application status from status=draft to status=proposed in the {{Probox}} template.
  • Contact rapidgrants(_AT_) to confirm your submission, as well as to request any support around your application.