Grants:Regions/North America

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North America

This region includes the following countries:

United States of America and Canada

Program Officer[edit]

Senior Program Officer for North America
Timezone: UTC-6/-5
Language(s) spoken: English, Japanese

Regional calendar[edit]

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)

February 16 - March 8, 2024

Applicant support and eligibility check

March 8, 2024

Submission deadline

March 8 - April 5, 2024

Review and translation

April 5 - April 26, 2024

Review feedback and applicant engagement

May 10, 2024

Decision announced

May 24 - June 1, 2024

Agreement and first payment

January 15, 2025

Midpoint conversation

July 31, 2025

Final or first year report due

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

  • Applicant proposal support starts: August 25, 2023
  • Submission deadline: September 15, 2023
  • Eligibility check: August 25 - September 15, 2023
  • Application translation: September 19 - September 23, 2023
  • Review process starts: September 25, 2023
  • Feedback received: October 20, 2023
  • Engaging with feedback: October 20 - November 10, 2023
  • Decisions announced: November 21, 2023
  • Agreement signed: December 8, 2023
  • First payment sent: December 8, 2023 - January 12, 2024
  • Midterm conversation due: July 15, 2024
  • Final report due: January 31, 2025
  • Yearly report due for multi-year funds: January 31, 2025

Contact us[edit]

Rapid Fund[edit]

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

General Support Fund[edit]

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

Office hours[edit]

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. Please review the program officer's availability on Google Calendar below and reserve a time that is most convenient for you:

Reserve a time for Office Hours

(Note: Reservations require you to use services independent from the Wikimedia Foundation. For more information on usage policies of Google Calendar, please refer to Google's Privacy Policy).

To support preparation needs, please provide a brief explanation about the purpose of the meeting when reserving a time. This information can alternatively be provided via e-mail (cschilling(_AT_)

If none of the available times works for you, please contact the program officer via e-mail with a few times that will work well for you.

Regional Committee[edit]

Inactive and Past Committee Members

Browse Applications[edit]

Wikimedia Community Fund[edit]

Rapid Fund[edit]

General Support Fund[edit]