[Wikimedia-l] Travel & Participation Support program closing

2018-03-12 Thread Katy Love
Hi there, Wikimedians, I am writing to let you know that the WMF Community Resources team is closing one of our smaller funding programs, Travel and Participation Support (TPS) [1]. *TPS will no longer accept applications as of May 1, 2018.* Some background: TPS was created in 2011 as a movement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel & Participation Support program closing

2018-03-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 12 March 2018 at 18:08, Katy Love wrote: > Some background: TPS was created in 2011 as a movement outreach program. It > reimburses travel expenses for Wikimedian volunteers who present about > Wikimedia at non-Wikimedia events. Its closure comes as a consequence of > the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-12 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Yes, there are many rules. Yes, they have arisen because of the need felt by some. It is totally obvious that these rules are created with the "best intentions". Given the state of play these rules are not analysed for their effect particularly not for their side effects. The rules and the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: February 2018

2018-03-12 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at glamwiki.org.