Grants Strategy Relaunch 2020–2021 India call
|Date||8 August 2021|
|Time||1:30 pm UTC / 7 pm IST|
|Duration||60 to 90 minutes|
|Joining details||Zoom call link|
(The call will be recorded for documentation purpose)
|Speaker(s)||Tanveer Hasan, Wikimedia Foundation Community Resources team|
Grants Strategy Relaunch 2020–2021 India call will take place on Sunday, 8 August 2021 at 7 pm IST with an objective to narrate and discuss the changes in the Wikimedia Grants relaunch strategy process. The call will be attended by Tanveer Hasan (WMF), on behalf of the Community Resources team. The call is powered by CIS-A2K.
As a part of the Community Resources/Grants Strategy Relaunch 2020-2021, after community discussion and feedback the Community Resources Team identified four main themes that community members hoped for in the new strategy and proposed grants programs accordingly. Please see this Diff blog post for more details.
Who should consider joining this call?
First of all, the participation is not restricted to any particular country. This is an "India-focused", but not "India-only" call. Any Wikimedians regardless of country or location is welcome to join.
You may find this call helpful and consider joining if—
- You are a Wikimedia grant recipient (rapid grant, project grant, conference grant etc.)
- You are thinking to apply for any of the mentioned grants.
- You are a community/affiliate such as user group leader/contact person, and your community needs information about the proposed grants programs.
- You are interested to know about the program for any other reason.
In the call you may get clarity or answers to your various possible questions such as—
- How are you going to get funded in the individual grant category?
- How can a user group get funding support from Wikimedia Foundation now onwards?
- How to apply for a conference grant or for a project plan?
- Can a user group/community hire staff?
- What is the maximum and minimum cap for different budget lines/expenses?
- How does a grantee co-ordinate with the Grants Regional Committees?
and possibly other questions you might ask
- Date: 8 August 2021, 7 pm IST or 1:30 UTC
- Duration: 60 minutes (note, if we have more than 15 participants, and/or if needed, the call may be extended by another 30 minutes)
- Primary speaker: Tanveer Hasan (WMF), Wikimedia Community Resources team
- Moderator: Satdeep Gill
- Language support: Translation support for questions and answers available for several South Asian languages such as Bangla, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
- Call joining link: Zoom link (the call will be recorded for documentation purpose)
- Friendly space policies: Participants, please ensure that you have read and you are going to follow Wikimedia Friendly space policies.
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The participants may go through one or more of these resources to prepare for this call.
- Community Resources/Grants Strategy Relaunch 2020-2021 and Process overview
- Proposed programs and How will this affect me?
- Regional Committees — What, why and how?
- Community Resources Announces New Funding Strategy, a blog post on Diff published on 15 July 2021
You may also watch these videos
Grants Strategy Relaunch Proposal - Community Engagement by Kassia Echavarri-Queen.webm Grants Strategy Relaunch Proposal