Grants talk:IdeaLab/Engaging Native American Communities and Organizations

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Great idea!!How about a bigger one,contains the whole world's native communities and organizations ? Råy kuø (talk) 10:38, 5 Febraury 2017 (UTC)

Geographical scale[edit]

Hi ! Great idea that I wish to see realized soon :) I was wondering if you want to focus on Native communities in the United States, North America, or whole America ? Léna (talk) 18:59, 31 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi Léna! I'd be happy to support outreach efforts across North and South America. Was there a particular group or community you were considering working with? You can add it to the list on the idea page, if you'd like! I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 20:35, 31 January 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I JethroBT (WMF) sorry I don't know any Native community (I leave in Europe) :( It was just an out of curiousity question ^^ Léna (talk) 14:49, 4 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No grant from the WMF to the WMF please[edit]

Hi! Is the WMF going to give itself a grant??? That seems to be a very bad idea! Please ping me when responding. The Quixotic Potato (talk) 21:42, 2 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Hi The Quixotic Potato, there's no reason for concern. We can't give WMF grant funds to ourselves. I've submitted this idea for this campaign because it was a well-developed idea from a prior campaign that I think has a lot of potential. I'm offering to advise volunteers on this proposal (if it gets developed into a grant proposal), but it would be a project led by volunteers. If any WMF grant funds go out, it would be to volunteers. I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 22:37, 2 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hiya @I JethroBT (WMF):! Thank you. I would love to go visit Native American communities and organizations but I live in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. If the WMF pays my plane tickets and the evil idiot Trump understands that I am not a muslim then I would like to participate. The Quixotic Potato (talk) 22:52, 2 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Project Mangement[edit]

Hi Bukti.khan, thanks for offering to help with project management here. Can I ask you to describe in some detail how you want to help? Have you done outreach with Native American or other native groups before, or have there been other projects you've helped coordinate in the past? I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 04:22, 4 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Bukti.khan: I also have one major concern about your editing history on other projects-- I noticed you've been blocked on Commons because of uploading unfree files after warning. Can I ask you to explain why you continued to upload unfree images after being warned, and how you will be able to manage this kind of project if you were not able to follow a Wikimedia project policy? I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 04:25, 4 February 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]