How about the Wikivoyage association…. We have been existing for 7 years now, and applied for being recognized as a thematic organisation.
Von: Pharos Gesendet: Dienstag, 11. Februar 2014 20:57 An: Wikimedia Mailing List Certainly, in the last 2 years and before, a handful of Wikimedia volunteer groups have been quite as active and organized as those currently being classified as User Groups - only the option of being recognized as User Groups did not exist for them at the time of their founding. And it is a good thing that this category exists now, but is seems wrong to penalize Wikimedia volunteer groups that *do* have a track record of effective programmatic experience, just because they were started before the User Group category was in existence. Thanks, Richard (User:Pharos) On Tue, Feb 11, 2014 at 12:33 AM, phoebe ayers <phoebe.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > I want to draw your attention to two Wikimedia Board of Trustees decisions > that were recently published, regarding funds allocated to the FDC/Annual > plan grant process and Board approval of chapter/thematic organization > status. In a nutshell, the Board decided to allocate approximately the same > amount of funding to the FDC for the next two years. The Board also decided > that new organizations should first form as a user group and have two years > of programmatic experience before being approved as a legally incorporated > entity (either a chapter or thematic organization). > > The decisions are published in the meeting minutes here: > https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-11-24#Movement_roles > > There is also a FAQ on Meta: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Movement_roles_FAQ > > You will notice these decisions are published in the minutes for the > November meeting. We originally took these decisions at that meeting; > however as the FAQ explains it took us some time to talk to community > groups, clarify our wording and write the FAQ. > > Hopefully the FAQ will answer many of your questions about these decisions; > however, if there are other questions please do ask them, here or on the > meta talk page. Thank you! > > for the Board, > Phoebe > _______________________________________________ > 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> _______________________________________________ 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>