Grants:Project/Rapid/Tamil wikipedia/Wikiproject15-2018

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Tamil Wikipedia/Wikiproject 15-2018
Continuing WikiProject15 - 2017
targetPromoting Tamil Wikipedia and Recruiting new active users and encouraging existing users.
start dateJanuary 01
start year2018
end dateJune 31
end year2018
budget (local currency)81,356.4 LKR
budget (USD)540 USD
grant typeBy an organization
non-profit statusNonprofit
organization (if applicable)• Tamil Wikipedia
website (if applicable)•

Please see the sample Contest application before drafting your application.

Project Goal[edit]

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

  1. Add or improve content
  2. Recruit new editors
  3. Engage existing editors

Project Plan[edit]


Tell us how you'll carry out your project. Be sure to answer the following questions:
We focus on bringing our Wikipedia as the best Wikipedia among Indian languages and to continue the Wikiproject 15 - 2017.
1. What content will the contest focus on, and why is it important to your community?
2. How will you let people know about the contest?
Social media, Medias, Sitenotices.
3. How will you judge the contest and award prizes?
Using fountain tool we will judge and the awards are provided to the best 10 users and 3 new users.


How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets and feel free to add more:

For writing contests:

  1. Number of participants - From 15 to 50
  2. Number of pages expanded - From 40 to 100
  3. Number of articles created - From 2000 to 10,000
  4. Number of featured/good articles created - From 2 to 10


What resources do you have? Include information on who is organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding). Organizing Team:-

  • Shriheeran-Main organizer of contest, will create contest pages, answer questions on email and contest talk page, distribute prizes.

What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense and include a total amount.

1 USD = 150.66 LKR as of 11th February 2017.
Number Item description Unit Qty Cost /USD Total cost USD WMF contribution (USD) Other sources (USD) Notes
1.1 Overall prizes person 365 USD 365.00 365.00 Prizes for the 10 top contributors and new active users and women contributors of the contest.
1.2 Organizers' gift hampers person 1 75.00 USD 75.00 75.00 The special gift hamper will be given to the organizers.
1.3 Post and Internet and Telephone expenses 100.00 USD 100.00 100.00 The expenses for posts, internet top ups and phone charges
TOTAL 540.00 540.00
Total cost of project
540.00 USD


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