Grants:PEG/WM US-NYC/GLAMcamp

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This submission to the Wikimedia Foundation Grants Program was funded in the fiscal year 2010-11. This is a grant to a group.

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This WMF grant had a fiscal sponsor. WM US-NYC administered the grant on behalf of Liam Wyatt and WM US-NYC.

Placeholder Grant Application

Legal name of chapter
Wikimedia New York City
Grant contact name
Richard Pharos
Grant contact title (position)
President
Project lead name
Liam Wyatt Witty lama
Project lead title (position), if any
WMF Cultural Partnerships Fellow
Full project name
GLAMcamp NYC
Amount requested (in USD)
$10,000 US$ 8630.00
Provisional target start date
May 19, 2011
Provisional completion date
May 22, 2011

Provisional budget breakdown[edit]

Venue: New York Public Library (SIBL and Mid-Manhattan library buildings) Meeting room(s), WiFi, cleaning and security provided at no cost as in-kind support in concert with the NYPL's "150 year celebrations that same weekend. Potential for nominal AV charge. Accommodation: Hostelling International, New York. Dorms (4-6people per room including breakfast) $49pp/pn x 20people x Thursday/Friday/Saturday = $2940 + Breakfast for three days = $288 + Extra night for some = ~$350 = $3,578 Catering/Expenses: Lunch can be arranged on an individual basis during a break or we are allowed to bring in catering. ~$15pp/pd x 3days = $1125 Subway tickets: $2.25 per trip x 2pp/pd x 3days = $337 Sundries = $250 Dinner can be bought as a group, at own cost. Propose to give attendees a per-diem rather than manage centrally. This increases flexibility and decreases paperwork. Therefore, propose to give each attendee $70+ for their ground transport/food expenses or standard WMF volunteer per-diem rate if higher. = $1712 (divided by 25people = $68pp) Travel: Remaining expenses to be spent on Travel for volunteer attendees. Accommodation and Catering = ~$5300 therefore: Chapters with own funds will be encouraged to subsidise participants from their countries. = $4700 for flights and train transport for volunteers. Total of $10,000

Actuals[edit]

Venue: New York Public Library (SIBL and Mid-Manhattan library buildings)

Meeting room(s), WiFi, cleaning and security provided at no cost as in-kind support in concert with the NYPL's "150 year celebrations that same weekend. Potential for nominal AV charge.

Accommodation: Hostelling International, New York. Dorms (4-6people per room including breakfast)

$49pp/pn x 20people x Thursday/Friday/Saturday = $2940
+ Breakfast for three days = $288
+ Extra night for some = ~$350

= $3,578

Catering/Expenses:

  • Lunch can be arranged on an individual basis during a break or we are allowed to bring in catering. ~$15pp/pd x 3days = $1125
  • Subway tickets: $2.25 per trip x 2pp/pd x 3days = $337
  • Sundries = $250
  • Dinner can be bought as a group, at own cost.

Propose to give attendees a per-diem rather than manage centrally. This increases flexibility and decreases paperwork. Therefore, propose to give each attendee $70+ for their ground transport/food expenses or standard WMF volunteer per-diem rate if higher.

= $1712 (divided by 25people = $68pp)

Travel:
Remaining expenses to be spent on Travel for volunteer attendees. Accommodation and Catering = ~$5300 therefore:
Chapters with own funds will be encouraged to subsidise participants from their countries.

= $4700 for flights and train transport for volunteers.
Total of $10,000

Provisional final total amount: $8,500 = $1.5k UNDER BUDGET :-)


Project scope[edit]

See event page: GLAMcamp NYC


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