[Wikimedia-l] WMF Grants Program Retrospective 2009-2012 published

MZMcBride z at mzmcbride.com
Thu Mar 14 05:23:12 UTC 2013

Asaf Bartov wrote:
>Another component of the Wikimedia Foundation's increased focus on
>grantmaking is now ready for discussion: it is a retrospective report on
>the history, evolution, and processes of the Wikimedia Grants Program (the
>Foundation's first, and until fairly recently only, grants program).
>We were interested in an independent report by someone with a good
>understanding of wikis and our shared values, and chose a local Wikipedian
>named Kevin Gorman (User:Kevin Gorman), active on English Wikipedia, who
>has volunteered in the Wikipedia Education Program and also had an
>(unpaid) internship at the Foundation office in San Francisco for a few
>months in 2011.  Kevin was paid our standard contractor wage for his work
>on this.
>Kevin has posted the report here:


I haven't had a chance to read the report yet, but I just want to say
thank you for the transparency here. :-)


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