A huge event is coming up in January - our 20th anniversary!
Does anyone want to do some organizing?
See the survey opportunity below. Here's what I wrote, inspired by Gaurav:
I think we'll want more themed online events catering to language and interest groups, than geographical events, given the pandemic and move to more online activities for a long time. Events for biographies of underrepresented groups and topics, museums, photography, archives on different topics, wikidata, etc.
Perhaps user groups can help sponsor such wider events? "Wikimedians of Colorado brings you the world-wide english-language wikimedia day celebration of [fill in some project / theme that doesn't have an affiliate - like Wikipedia:WikiProject Tree of Life]"
We might want a good variety of birthday swag: branded ring lights for Zoom, t-shirts with different designs, tote bags, hats, masks
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Date: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 17:57:03 +0200
From: Samir Elsharbaty <selsharbaty(a)wikimedia.org>
Cc: Wikipedia20 <wikipedia20(a)wikimedia.org>
Subject: [All-affiliates] [Wikipedia 20] Rapid Grant survey
(Apologies for cross-posting.)
As part of the upcoming celebrations surrounding Wikipedia's 20th birthday, the Wikimedia Foundation is publishing a short
optional survey that will help us understand the needs of people who would like to host a birthday event. The survey is expected
to take three to five minutes to fill in and will remain open until 23:59 UTC on Wednesday, 30 September 2020.
Before taking the survey, please review the privacy statement policy.
We would also like to announce that the Foundation will be supporting Wikipedia 20 anniversary celebration events through multiple
* Rapid Grants to support celebration events up to 2000 USD.
* Additional funding for Conference & Events grantees (e.g. for a regional or thematic conference) who wish to incorporate a
celebration event to an existing conference.
* Conference & Event Grants to support celebration events for more than 2000 USD.*
*Round one applications for conference & event grants  is now open until 28 September 2020.
On behalf of the Wikipedia 20 team, Samir Elsharbaty
 Wikipedia 20 meta page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_20
 Survey link: https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GyxYcdRSSM5M8J
 Privacy statement: https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_20_Community_Feedback_Surve…
 Rapid grants page on meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Rapid
 Conference grants page on meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Conference
Samir Elsharbaty (he/him)
[X4m8hl] Brand Associate
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