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Amerika Latin & Karibia

This region includes the following countries and territories:

Anguilla; Antigua dan Barbuda; Argentina; Aruba; Bahama; Barbados; Belize; Bermuda; Bolivia; Caribbean Netherlands; Pulau Bouvet; Brasil; British Virgin Islands; Cayman Islands; Chili; Kolombia; Kosta Rika; Kuba; Curaçao; Dominika; Republik Dominika; Ekuador; El Salvador; Kepulauan Falkland; French Guiana; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Guatemala; Guyana; Haiti; Honduras; Jamaika; Martinique; Meksiko; Montserrat; Nikaragua; Panama; Paraguay; Peru; Puerto Rico; Saint-Barthélemy; Saint Kitts dan Nevis; Saint Lucia; Saint-Martin; Saint Vincent dan Grenadines; Saint Barthélemy; Sint Maarten; Suriname; Trinidad dan Tobago; Turks and Caicos Islands; Uruguay; Venezuela; United States Virgin Islands

Program Officer

Senior Program Officer for Latin America & Caribbean
Location: Mexico City, Mexico
Timezone: UTC-6/-5
Language(s) spoken: Spanish, English, French

Regional calendar

Please reach out to your Program Officer if you are interested in applying before making any application or if you need flexibility on dates.

General Support Fund - Round 2 (2023-24)

16 Februari - 8 Maret 2024

Applicant support and eligibility check

8 Maret 2024

Submission deadline

8 Maret - 12 April 2024

Review and translation

12 April - 3 Mei 2024

Review feedback and applicant engagement

17 Mei 2024

Decision announced

31 Mei - 14 Juni 2024

Agreement and first payment

15 Januari 2025

Midpoint conversation

31 Juli 2025

Final or first year report due

General Support Fund - Round 1 (2023-24)
General Support (Wikimedia Community Fund)

  • Applicant proposal support starts: 25 Agustus 2023
  • Submission deadline: 29 September 2023
  • Eligibility check: 25 Agustus - 29 September 2023
  • Application translation: 2 Oktober - 6 Oktober 2023
  • Review process starts: 9 Oktober 2023
  • Feedback received: 27 Oktober 2023
  • Engaging with feedback: 27 Oktober - 10 November 2023
  • Decisions announced: 1 Desember 2023
  • Agreement signed: 15 Desember 2023
  • First payment sent: 15 Desember 2023 - 19 Januari 2024
  • Midterm conversation due: 15 Juli 2024
  • Final report due: 31 Januari 2025
  • Yearly report due for multi-year funds: 31 Januari 2025

Contact us

Rapid Fund

If you want to apply or if have any questions about the Rapid Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: lac_rapid(_AT_)

General Support Fund

If you have any questions about the General Support Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: lac_fund(_AT_)

Set up a time to meet with the Program Officer

The regional program officer is available several times during the week to meet with you to answer questions, receive feedback, and provide any general support or guidance around our funding programs in the region. The meetings can be held in Spanish, French, Portuguese, or English. Please review the program officer's calendar on Google Calendar below and reserve a time that is most convenient for you:

Go to appointment page to reserve a time for Office Hours

To support preparation needs, please provide a brief explanation about the purpose of the meeting and your preferred language when reserving a time. This information can alternatively be provided via e-mail (mcaso(_AT_) If none of the available times works for you, please contact the program officer via e-mail to suggest a few alternatives of dates and times that will work well for you.

Regional Committee

The primary role of the committee is to contribute as thought partners in strategic thinking to understand the complexities of the Latin America and Caribbean region and to make funding decisions for applications in the region, providing expertise and experience to applicants to support the effective functioning of the movement's activities.

Contact the LAC committee:

  • Hedestad, August 2021- Sou historiador, atualmente fazendo mestrado, e Wikimedista desde 2018. Sou membro do Wiki Movimento Brasil e vivo em Porto Alegre, no Brasil.
  • Lilian Viana, August 2021- Eu me chamo Lilian. Atuo como bibliotecária em universidade no Brasil e integro a iniciativa. GLAM Bibliotecas da USP. Sou doutora em Ciência da informação. Comecei a explorar o universo Wikimedia em 2019, sobretudo Wikidata e Wikipédia em português. Sou de São Paulo, Brasil.
  • Salvador alc, August 2021- Abogado. Co-fundador de Wikimedia México. Wikimedista desde 2006. Actualmente estudio una Maestría en Tecnologías de la Información. Vivo en Guadalajara, Jalisco, México.
  • Ivonne Dos Santos, January 2023- Montevideo, Uruguay.
  • Maricarmen Sequera, January 2023- Paraguay.
  • Paulakindsvater, January 2023- Paraná, Argentina.
  • Superzerocool, January 2023- Santiago, Chile.
  • PilarSaenz, September 2023- Colombia.
  • Vanett Graneros, September 2023- Bolivia. Soy bibliotecaria-archivista de profesión, wikimedista desde el año 2019, voluntaria en el grupo de usuarios de Wikimedistas de Bolivia. Vivo en la ciudad de La Paz.
  • Onica aguilar, September 2023- Oaxaca, México.


Meet the Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Funding Committee

The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Regional Funding Committee is a group of volunteers from the Latin America and Caribbean region who, as of July 2021, bring their voices, perspectives, and opinions to help size up the region’s complexities to guide funding decision-making in LAC.

LAC Regional Funds committee and proposal review process

Slides for the proposal review process in the LAC funding region. It covers the LAC Committee, application round, review criteria, Committee COI guidelines, and contacts. Recording of the presentation in Spanish.
Slides available in: español, português, and français

Browse Applications

Wikimedia Community Fund

General Support Fund

Rapid Fund