Hello everyone,

This is a reminder for the next open call for the Project Grants focused on research and software proposals started today i.e. February 15 with a submission deadline of March 16, 2021.  <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project>.

For this round, we invite you to propose grant applications that fall under research and software categories. We offer the following resources to help you plan your project and complete a grant proposal:

*Weekly proposals clinics via Hangouts during the Open Call. Join us for real-time discussions with Program Officers and select thematic experts and get live feedback about your Project Grants proposal. We’ll answer questions and help you make your proposal better.<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project#Upcoming_events>

*Video tutorials for writing a strong application:<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Tutorial>

*General planning page for Project Grants:<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Plan>

*Program guidelines and criteria:<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Learn>

*Program officers are also available to offer individualized proposal support upon request. 

We are excited to see your grant ideas that will support our community and make an impact on the future of Wikimedia projects. Put your idea into motion, and submit your proposal by March 16, 2021! <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Apply>

Please feel free to get in touch with questions about getting started with your grant application. We have an open call ongoing for Project Grants Committee - if you are interested in serving on the Committee, please apply through this link<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Committee/Candidates>. We are in particular need of software experts; research experts also are welcome to apply for the role in the committee. Contact us at projectgrants@wikimedia.org if you would like feedback or more information.

Best regards,

Rupika Sharma
Junior Program Officer

Wikimedia Foundation Grants
Wikimedia Foundation