Wikimania 2021/Scholarships/Karavali Wikimedians User Group

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Karavali Wikimedians User Group Wikimania 2021
Karavali Wikimedians User Group would like to participate in Wikimania 2021 remotely. This grant application is for funding the participation.
start dateAug 12
start year2021
end dateSep 30
end year2021
budget (local currency)132,900 INR
budget (USD)1786 USD
typeOrganisation
nonprofitYes
granteePavanaja
contact(s)• pavanaja (_AT_) vishvakannada.com
Wikimedia Affiliate• Karavali Wikimedians User Group
website (if applicable)Karavali Wikimedians

Applications are not required to be in English. Please complete the application in your preferred language.

Note: Wikimania 2021 scholarhship applicants must be Wikimedia movement affiliates. Individuals and other organizations are not eligible.

Project Plan[edit]

Activities[edit]

What Wikimedia movement affiliate do you represent?

Karavali Wikimedians User Group

What needs are you requesting funding for to support your community’s participation at Wikimania?
Please review following eligible activities and expenses below, and write below any that will be included in your activities.

  • Childcare services (or similar family services) to support Wikimania participation
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
  • Administrative or operational costs for to distribute funds to community members, such as transfer fees
  • Small hardware expenses to support access (such as webcams, microphones, head/earphones)
    Note: Requests for computers, laptops, tablets, and other personal devices are not eligible.
  • Translation services for a Wikimania session
  • Video production support for pre-recorded Wikimania sessions (such as equipment or space)
  • In-person meetups that coincide with Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)
  • Post-Wikimania meetups resulting from having attended Wikimania (food, beverage, meeting space)
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
  • Administrative or operational costs for to distribute funds to community members
  • Small hardware expenses to support access (such as webcams, microphones, head/earphones)

If you are requesting more than 1000 USD to distribute to your community, please provide additional detail on how you will distribute these funds.
Please provide a summary explaining the following:

  • how you will invite community members to apply for funding,
  • the criteria you will use to determine eligibility, and
  • the processes or services you will use to distribute funds.

This description does not need to be comprehensive, but should generally explain the process for how community members will receive funds or support to participate in Wikimania. For support on eligibility criteria, feel free to review this reviewer's guide for previous Wikimania scholarship programs.
If you are not distributing funds to community members, please write N/A below.

  • Community members will be informed through existing online groups such as Whatsapp/telegram groups. They will be requested to apply for the scholarships. Scholarships will be awarded to participants fulfilling some criteria such number of edits, number of articles, regular participation in meetings and editathons.

Outcomes[edit]

Please provide a range or estimate for the number of participants the funding will support.
It is OK if this is estimate is based on limited information, but we want to have an idea of how your activities will support community participation in Wikimania. Some examples:

  • 3-5 participants will receive childcare support to support their participation at Wikimania.
  • 10 participants will receive hardware support
  • 1-2 post-Wikimania meetups will be funded
  • 10-20 participants will receive data packages to support their participation at Wikimania
  • Up to 20 participants will be distributed webcams and headsets (~20 headsets and ~5 webcams)
  • 20 - 30 participants may attend the post-Wikimeania meetup

Budget[edit]

How you will use the funds you are requesting? Please use the following categories for your expenses. Don’t forget to include a total amount, and update this amount in the Probox at the top of your page too!

  • Childcare services (or similar family services)
  • Data packages to distribute to Wikimania participants
    In addition to a total budget, please indicate the average data cost per person who will receive funds for this need.
  • Administrative or operational costs for distributing funds
  • Small hardware expenses to support access
  • Translation services for a Wikimania session
  • Video production support
  • Meetups during or after Wikimania activities (food, beverage, meeting space)
  • Data packages - 2500 INR
  • Small hardware expenses - 95000 INR
  • Meetup after Wikimania (food, travel, venue) - 31900 INR
  • Administrative costs - 4000 INR
  • Miscellaneous - 1500 INR
  • Bank charges - 500 INR
  • Total in INR - 132,900
  • Total in USD - 1786

Detailed breakup of the budget is available in this spreadsheet.

Completing your application[edit]

Once you have completed the application, please do the following:

  • Change the application status from status=draft to status=proposed in the {{Probox}} template.
  • Contact communityevents@wikimedia.org and rapidgrants@wikimedia.org to confirm your submission, as well as to request any support around your application.