APGs are the way that chapters and thorgs request funding from the
Wikimedia Foundation. Usergroups are ineligible. See for instance:
Katy Love wrote:
tl;dr: Please join the community review for six
annual plan grant
proposals requesting USD $1.5 million in movement funds. Add your
and comments to the proposals until April 30!
Round 2 of the Annual Plan Grants program  is underway, and the
Community Review process is open for your comments and questions. In this
round, six proposals were submitted to the Funds Dissemination Committee,
by the Centre for Internet and Society, Wikimedia Armenia, Wikimédia
France, Wikimedia Italia, Wikimedia Norge, and Wikimedia ZA -- with total
requests of USD $1,531,687.  These six proposals, developed based on
the organizations' annual plans, include programmatic and operational
costs, and are requests for general funding.
I've looked through some of this briefly and I'm still unclear what an
annual plan grant is, exactly.
and your e-mail directed me to
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Information>, but I'm still
not totally sure I get it. Are annual plan grants open to anyone or just
I took a look at this page:
It seems like annual plan grants are (mostly?) for certain types of
Wikimedia chapters? Are the grants considered one-time or recurring?
Perhaps more specifically: how are the funds distributed throughout a
year? I also thought annual plan grant might mean that the money is
specifically intended to fund annual plans of other organizations, but I'm
struggling to find a clear definition on Meta-Wiki at the moment.
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