We hope this email finds you well and safe. The COVID 19 situation
continues to affect many of us across the globe and our thoughts are with
everyone affected. We are also aware that there are several processes
currently in progress that demand volunteer time and we do not want to add
more work to anyone's plate.
We do want to draw your attention to our new Regional Committees for Grants
though as they are an opportunity for you to have an active say in the
future of our Movement!
📣 So today, we invite you to join our new Regional Committees for
We encourage Wikimedians and Free Knowledge advocates to be part of the new
Regional Committees that the WMF Community Resources team is setting up as
part of the grants strategy relaunch . You will be a key strategic
thought partner to help understand the complexities of any region, provide
knowledge and expertise to applicants, to support successful movement
activities, and make funding decisions for grant applications in the region.
👉Find out more on meta .
Regional Committees will be established for the following regions:
- Middle East and Africa
- SAARC  region (Includes Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, the
Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka)
- East, Southeast Asia, and Pacific (ESEAP) region
- Latin America (LATAM) and The Caribbean
- United States and Canada
- Northern and Western Europe
- Central and Eastern Europe (CEE)
👉All details about the Committees and how to apply can be found on meta
. Applications have to be submitted by *June 4, 2021*!
If you have any questions or comments, please use the meta discussion page
Please do share this announcement widely with your Network.
Julia on behalf of the Community Resources Team
Senior Community Relations Specialist
Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>