User:Filipinayzd/Wikipedia Takes Nueva Caceres

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This is a draft submission to the Project and Event grants process. Please do not respond or comment on it just yet.

Basic information[edit]

Grant request details[edit]

Are you an organization, a group, or an individual?
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Irvin Sto. Tomas
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Irvin Sto. Tomas <irvinstotomas dot yahoo dot com>
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Project details[edit]

Seminario Concillar de Nueva Caceres
Official project name
Wikipedia Takes Nueva Caceres
Project start date
September 24, 2016
Project completion date
November 4, 2016
Please describe the project in a few sentences
This project intends to focus in the old district of Nueva Caceres in the City of Naga. The objective of the activity is to document the existing structures built during the Spanish colonization.

Financial details[edit]

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Amount and currency requested
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Goals and measures of success[edit]

Project goal[edit]

Please briefly describe what will be accomplished if the project is successful.

Project goal
Nueva Caceres Heritage Movement Inc. (NCHM) has proposed the coverage of the old district of Naga City. The proposed district covers the entire site of old Ciudad de Nueva Caceres, the focus of the photograph scavenger hunt inspired by Wikipedia Takes the City. It aims to capture existing structures built during the Spanish colonization.

Measures of success[edit]

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Measures of success

Project scope and activities[edit]

This section describes what will happen if this project is funded. Who will do what, and when?

List of activities
  • Look for partners and sponsors.
  • Invite participants.
  • Conduct Wikimedia Commons uploading workshop.
  • Conduct Photo-walks.


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Project budget table
Total cost of project
Total amount requested from the Project and Event Grants program
Additional sources of revenue that may fund part of this project, and amounts funded

Non-financial requirements[edit]

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Requests for non-financial assistance

Resources and Risks[edit]


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In the sections below, please describe how the project is related to the Wikimedia mission and Wikimedia's strategic priorities.

Fit to strategy[edit]

How will this project support the key organizational objectives of
  • increasing reach - students, faculty and alumni of Central Bicol State University of Agriculture will access or contribute to Wikipedia or other projects
  • participation - more people will be participating in the photograph scanning sessions, workshops on uploading of images and editing Wikipedia articles, photo hunting and article writing competitions
  • quality - more articles related to Central Bicol State University of Agriculture and its campuses, its notable members of the faculty, students and alumni will be improved or created
  • credibility - partnership with one of the biggest state university in the Bicol region will give more trust in Wikimedia projects
  • organizational maturity and effectiveness - past participants will be involved and more people will join the growing editing community from the academe
  • financial sustainability - the institution has the facilities needed in the activities particularly the scanners, computers and internet connection, logistics to counterpart as a partner in the project
This statement should address at least one of the strategic priorities listed here specifically. See Project and Event Grants program criteria for decision making.


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Please provide a brief statement about how the project is related to other work in the Wikimedia movement. For example, does the project fit into a work area such as GLAM, education, organizational development, editor retention, or outreach?

If successful, will the project have the potential to be replicated successfully by other individuals, groups, or organizations? Please explain how in 1–2 sentences.

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