Grants:Simple/Applications/WikiJournal User Group/2022/budget plan

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WikiJournal User Group
Open access • Publication charge free • Public peer review • Wikipedia-integrated

WikiJournal User Group is a publishing group of open-access, free-to-publish, Wikipedia-integrated academic journals. <seo title=" WJM, WikiJMed, Wiki.J.Med., WikiJMed, Wikiversity Journal User Group, WikiJournal WikiMed, Free to publish, Open access, Open-access, Non-profit, online journal, Public peer review "/>

Period: 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022


For program aims and metrics, see programs plan

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes Spent by June 30
Content contribution and community growth
Short video explainers 500 Technical elements for member onboarding
Community support and administrative growth
Crossref membership 275 Publisher membership with revenue <USD 1M 275
COPE membership 806 Note: Publisher membership (£584) 231.16
OASPA membership 328 Professional Small Publishers (€275.00)
CLOCKSS membership 242 Publisher membership with revenue <USD 250k
Outreach, awareness and partnerships
Short video explainers 500 Explaining journal features and formats for outreach
ACRL presentation 439 Registration to conference of Association of College & Research Libraries


For role descriptions, see staffing plan

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes Spent by June 30
Salary 50,000 0 Distributed dynamically across the technical editors. 1,179.94
Tax filing 1974.5 0 estimated

Back end development[edit]

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes Spent by June 30
Back end development 12,500 Corresponding to one FTE for three months as a specific project contractor. To be organised with Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (Development team). Detailed task description. 1,908.16

Operational expenses[edit]

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes Spent by June 30
Insurance coverage estimate 34,897.5 Expenditure includes a $30.00 Wells Fargo wire transfer fee. $34,374.43
Corporate lawyer counsel 1,000 Assistance in setting up a legal framework to prevent that the journal would be bought by other publishers for monetary gain (e.g. Elsevier/Wiley/Springer).
Payroll service (OnPay) 360 $60/month (OnPay)
Domain fees 48 ; ; ;
Bank account fees 30 Transfer fee
Zoom subscription 159.42


Wikimedia Foundation grant money received for 2022
  • $101,940.73
Remaining from previous grant (2021) (final report submitted in Fluxx)
  • $24,195.52
Spent by June 30, 2022
  • $38,128.11
Remaining funds by June 30, 2022
  • $88,008.14