Great idea! Thanks for sharing this model.

On Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 4:49 AM, Santi Navarro <> wrote:

> Great iniciative. I love it and I'll try to do something similar in Spain.
> Thanks for sharing this.
> Santi
> El 2015-06-11 22:43, Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska escribió:
>> Dear all
>> As you all know in the Wikmedia movement nothing really inspiring and
>> creative can be done without the volunteers. Their ideas, time and energy
>> are priceless. That is why Wikimedia Poland has created an award to say
>> "thank you" to great people that inspire and coordinate our projects
>> (expeditions, workshops, editathons, photo contests etc.) and for the
>> volunteer of the year.
>> We invited four people from the outside of the Wikimedia movement - people
>> representing cultural institutions NGO's and the media - to form a jury
>> with a task to choose the projects and the volunteer that should be
>> rewarded. The jury also gave us precious information about how people who
>> are not Wikimedians see our projects and which they perceive as the most
>> interesting and inspiring.
>> The ProWikimedia 2015 award will be given in 4 categories:
>> 1. Free content ambassador - in recognition of a project which had major
>> impact on promoting openness, knowledge of free licenses, and free culture
>> outside Wikimedia communities or which resulted in resources that were of
>> great use to projects, institutions and publications outside of the
>> WIkimedia movement
>> 2. Efficient content acquisition - in recognition of a project which
>> exhibited a high ratio of acquired content quality and quantity in the
>> context of financial outlays
>> 3. Innovation / pioneering character in acquiring free content - in
>> recognition of a project which showed creativity, innovative approach and
>> original viewpoint in acquiring free contents for the WIkimedia projects
>> 4. The volunteer of the year
>> The award ceremony will take place this Saturday in the library of the
>> European Solidarity Center - an institution with a mission of
>> maintaining the heritage and message of the Solidarity movement and
>> sharing
>> the achievements of the peaceful struggle for freedom, justice, democracy
>> and human rights. And it is a great place to recognize the great effort of
>> Wikimedia volunteers who change the world by sharing knowledge.
>> The ProWikimedia project has already (thanks to the outside jury) thought
>> us a lot about our actions and initiatives and given us precious (and
>> sometimes surprising) insight. But it's main purpose is to keep our
>> volunteers inspired, encourage them to start new initiatives and show them
>> how great job they are doing. I am really excited about this award as I
>> truly believe that showing gratitude to our volunteers is something really
>> important. And we need to find new ways to do it.
>> Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska
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