[Foundation-l] NEH grant

Alphax (Wikipedia email) alphasigmax at gmail.com
Sat Jan 13 14:52:26 UTC 2007

Brianna Laugher wrote:
> I went through the application information and I think we could
> definitely be a strong contender, if we had a good partner and a sound
> project.
> Please contribute ideas here:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/NEH_Advancing_Knowledge_grant
> Basically, we can't use it to purchase existing collections, and we
> need to have a specific project with a partner such as a library,
> museum or archive. So we need to brainstorm on either what good
> projects would be (and then, who would be good to approach as a
> partner?) or on who good partners would be (and then, what would make
> sense as a collaborative project?).
> After mulling over this a bit, it just screams LIBRARY + WIKISOURCE to
> me. We need a partner who is sympathetic to open content and not
> putting restrictions on public domain material.

The Internet Archive? They're widely recognised and have existing
partnerships with some libraries...

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