(apologies for cross-posting!)
Prizes or awards are key to volunteer organisations such as Wikimedia. It's
one way of providing motivation or encouraging continuous participation.
Even so, it's often very hard to decide on what could be an ideal prize for
a campaign. We have been hearing lots of questions from organizers about
appropriate criteria, types and amounts as prizes for a campaign. The
Wikimedia Foundation Campaigns Team invites you to our next virtual office
hour on 25th March at 3:00pm UTC via zoom to discuss this topic with
organizers experienced at using prizes as part of competitions.
The Campaigns Office hour is an opportunity to learn about how others have
organized content campaigns, new or emerging tools and tactics, and ask
questions about how campaigns have been implemented by other organizers.
The goal of this office hour will be to evaluate organizer concerns and
challenges, with a particular focus on helping photography campaigns and
content writing campaigns in creating consistent prize philosophies within
the Wikimedia Movement. Our recent office hour explained the 2021
WikiForHumanRights Campaign dubbed “Right to a Healthy Environment” (watch
video). We talked about decentralized activities around the theme and
how to access mentoring and rapid grants.
Join us for the next office hour:
25th March at 3:00pm UTC
Via Zoom - https://wikimedia.zoom.us/j/95921708595
Topic: Evaluating ideal use of prizes or rewards for campaigns
Looking forward to learning, discussing and sharing with you!
 - https://wikimedia.zoom.us/j/95921708595
 - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_QEE60hcFk
Senior Program Officer, Campaigns
Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>