[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation
tbayer at wikimedia.org
Fri Aug 3 22:10:39 UTC 2012
On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 8:07 PM, aude <aude.wiki at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 5:58 AM, Tilman Bayer <tbayer at wikimedia.org>
> > Hi all,
> > the Wikimedia Foundation's 2012-13 Annual Plan has just been published at
> > accompanied by a Q&A:
> > The plan was approved by the Board of Trustees at its meeting in
> > Washington, DC, at Wikimania, and previously outlined to the
> > Foundation staff and interested community members at the monthly staff
> > meeting on July 5, 2012. We were planning to publish the video
> > recording of that meeting at this point, but encountered technical
> > difficulties; the video will hopefully become available soon.
> Just a small point....
> I'm curious how the proposed $255,000 for Wikimania travel for staff,
> board, advisory board and volunteers compares with what was actually spent
> this year?
> In the 2011-2012 plan, I see that $96,000 was proposed. While the travel
> costs for SF staff to DC are much less, I find this too low and hard to
> believe. Some more details and breakdown by scholarships vs.
> staff/board/advisory board would be nice.
> I'm curious if we are planning a higher number of scholarships for
> volunteers for next year? (as the overall WMF budget increases) and how
> many staff are we planning to send next year?
> Note that some (or most) of these questions have now been addressed at
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