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Wikimania 2022/Scholarships/Tamil Wikimedia Community

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Tamil Wikimedia Community
This grant proposal is to support members of Tamil Wikimedian Community located in Tamilnadu, India to actively paticipate before, during and after the Wikimania 2022 event.
start dateAugust 1
start year2022
end dateAugust 31
end year2022
budget (local currency)156,000 INR
budget (USD)2012 USD
contact(s)• neechalkaran(_AT_)gmail.com
Wikimedia Affiliate• Tamil Wikimedia Community

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

Project Plan[edit]

After Pandemic, this would be our first in-person meetup, so this will be an opportunity to connect and network with each other, celebrate the Festival Edition of Wikimania. It will bring collobrative initative across the projects like wikipedia, wikisource, wiktionary. Also This will engage local participants and it can be an outreach in the city. we would also use this meetup to celebrate our third year intership programme for college students.


What Wikimedia movement affiliate do you represent?

  • We are from Tamil Wikimedian Community. We have a community consensus to conduct an meetup

How will the funding requested support your community’s participation at Wikimania?

  • Local Hall arrangement
  • Food and Snacks for whole day
  • Local Transport expenses.
  • Other small hardware expenses(projector, data, etc.,)

If you are planning to distribute funds to community members, such as by running a local scholarship program, please provide additional detail on how you will organize this process.

  • NA


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.

  • 60 Participants for Celebration
  • Among those 30 scholarships for local conveyance


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!

Budget Split up
Activity Budget (INR)
Venue rental for 1 day 40,000 INR
local conveyance for 30 participants. 1000 x 30 30,000 INR
Food & Snacks 500 x 60 30,000 INR
Goody bags/event swag 60 x 500 30,000 INR
Printed flyers/banner 10,000 INR
Data package & Visual Support 15,000 INR
Transaction Charges 1,000 INR
Total Budget 156,000 INR/2012 USD

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 wikimana(_AT_)wikimedia.org to confirm your submission, as well as to request any support around your application.