Hi Lodewijk, Thanks for asking. The FDC and WMF are currently in conversation about exactly what this looks like - so stay tuned for the details :-) - but yes, in principle, WMF will be submitting its proposal to the FDC in Round 2 of the process (for the annual plan 2014-15).
Anasuya On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 2:23 PM, Lodewijk <lodew...@effeietsanders.org>wrote: > Thanks for the update! > > Just to be clear - after ducking the FDC process for 2013/2014, this will > be the round where the WMF will apply for funding of what it considers > 'non-core' programs, correct? (There was some confusion over that in the > round earlier this year, so trying to make sure I'm still up to date on the > latest state of affairs) > > Thanks, > Lodewijk > > > 2013/10/15 Katy Love <kl...@wikimedia.org> > > > Dear members of the Wikimedia community, > > > > I write to remind Wikimedia-affiliated entities interested in > > submitting an annual plan grant proposal to the Funds Dissemination > > Committee (FDC) in Round 2 2013-2014 that they must first submit a > > Letter of Intent (LOI). The Letter of Intent is the first step in > > applying for funds from the FDC, as outlined in the FDC Framework.  > > This step has been implemented as part of the improvements for > > 2013-2014. In Round 1 of this year, it helped the FDC staff to work > > closely with interested applicants ahead of eligibility and proposal > > deadlines. > > > > Entities interested in applying for funding in Round 2 must submit an > > Letter of Intent before submitting a proposal. For Round 2 of > > 2013-2014, the LOI is due on November 8. The LOI asks potential FDC > > applicants to state their intentions to apply and to include a > > notional dollar figure (or local currency figure). The LOI can be > > created on the FDC portal , and a sample is here for your > > reference.  The LOI is non-binding, but it is required. > > > > Milestones from Round 2 can be found on the portal  and below: > > > > * Letter of Intent deadline: 8 November 2013 > > * Deadline for WMF Staff to post eligibility: 15 December 2013 > > * Deadline for entities to meet eligibility requirements: 15 February > 2014 > > * Proposal submission deadline: 1 March 2014 > > * Community review period: 1 March 2014 - 31 March 2014 > > * Staff assessment deadline: 8 April 2014 > > * FDC recommendation due: 1 May 2014 > > * Board decision due: 1 June 2014 > > > > Also, I want to bring to your attention the current Round 1 community > > review process for the eleven Round 1 proposals just submitted to the > > FDC. We ask you, members of the community, to share your thoughts and > > questions on the Discussion pages of the submitted proposals!  > > > > Have any questions or comments? Reach out to us at: > > fdcsupp...@wikimedia.org. The FDC staff is here to help you understand > > and navigate the process! > > > > Cheers, > > Katy Love and the FDC support team > > > >  > > > > > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Funds_Dissemination_Committee/Framework_for_the_Creation_and_Initial_Operation_of_the_FDC#Process_overview > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FDC_portal#fdc-portal-start > >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FDC_portal/Sample_letter_of_intent > >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FDC_portal/Timeline#2013-2014_Round_2 > >  > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FDC_portal/Proposals/Community/Review > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately > > directed to Wikimedia-l, the public mailing list of the Wikimedia > > community. For more information about Wikimedia-l: > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > > _______________________________________________ > > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list > > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaannounce-l > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list > > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- ***Anasuya Sengupta Senior Director of Grantmaking Wikimedia Foundation* * * Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! Support Wikimedia <https://donate.wikimedia.org/> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>