[Wikimedia-l] Community Reviewers needed for Individual Engagement Grant proposals!

2015-10-06 Thread Chris Schilling
Hey folks, Proposals for the current round of Individual Engagement Grant (IEG) applications are now available, and include many great ideas: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG#ieg-join Grant applicants are seeking feedback on these proposals from contributors like yourself through Oct.

[Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours on Reimagining WMF grants at 16:00 UTC today

2015-08-26 Thread Chris Schilling
Hi everyone, I wanted to announce that I along with Winifred Olliff will be holding office hours https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours in #wikimedia-office on IRC today at 16:00 UTC. We'll be focusing on discussion and questions surrounding the structure of the Reimagining WMF grants

[Wikimedia-l] Open call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals

2015-08-31 Thread Chris Schilling
Hi everyone, This is Chris Schilling (User:I JethroBT). The Wikimedia Foundation Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program is accepting proposals for funding new experiments from August 31st to September 29th. < https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG> As a former grantee in deve

[Wikimedia-l] Outcomes from the Reimagining WMF grants consultation

2015-09-22 Thread Chris Schilling
Hey everyone, In August, we asked for community feedback on a proposal to change the structure of WMF grant programs. Thanks to the 200+ people who participated! A report on what we learned from and changed based on this consultation is now available:

[Wikimedia-l] Help decide Future IdeaLab Campaigns!

2015-12-04 Thread Chris Schilling
Hey everyone, I invite you to help decide what topics should be considered for future IdeaLab campaigns, which generate novel proposals for improving and addressing community needs on the Wikimedia projects to which you contribute:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks, likes and progress on Wikimedia Discourse pilot

2016-02-07 Thread Chris Schilling
Hey Ad, I'm getting a 502 Bad Gateway error when trying to access https://discourse.wmflabs.org/. Not sure if this is a general error with wmflabs or something specific to Discourse. - Jethro On Sun, Feb 7, 2016 at 8:40 AM, Ad Huikeshoven wrote: > Hello readers of

[Wikimedia-l] Future IdeaLab Campaigns results

2016-02-02 Thread Chris Schilling
Hey folks, (Cross-posted to a number of mailing lists) Last December, I sent out an invitation to [[m:Grants:IdeaLab/Future_IdeaLab_Campaigns|help determine future ideaLab campaigns]] by submitting and voting on different possible topics. I'm happy to announce the results of your participation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 15 days to create (at least) 15 biographies on notable African women!

2016-02-15 Thread Chris Schilling
Fantastic news, Florence. Thanks for sharing. : ) - Jethro On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 3:02 PM, Florence Devouard wrote: > Good evening everyone ! > > Results of the contest are published ! > > > At the end of the contest, > > 15 Anglophone teams (27 participants) > 18

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reducing the net cost of Wikimania

2016-02-17 Thread Chris Schilling
Hey folks, Ellie has put together a summarized budget including revenue and expenses from Wikimania 2014 in London[1] and Wikimania 2015[2], which I've gone ahead and posted to the summary pages of these conferences on meta. Thanks, Chris [1]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Outcomes from the Consultation on Wikimedia movement conferences/Wikimania

2016-02-17 Thread Chris Schilling
> > 3) I am still really unsure who is owning this process, either within the > WMF or in general. Generally, I think clear responsibility and > accountability *eases* difficult conversations and so far as I can tell > they are lacking in the conversation about "what should happen with >