Lisa, Thank you for sharing these exciting news and all the work the team has completed so far. I know I have spoken with many of our community members in the past about this important milestone in protecting our community's work long-term. I am looking forward to hearing more from everyone as we make this real.
Lila On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 9:09 AM, Lisa Gruwell <lgruw...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all- > > For several years, the Wikimedia movement has been having discussions > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Endowment> about whether and when to > begin > building an endowment. I put an essay up on meta recently in an attempt to > rekindle this conversation with the community. We included launching an > endowment in the FY 2015-16 annual plan. We also plan to have this > conversation as a part of the larger strategic planning process because > building an endowment means prioritizing some future needs over some > current needs. > > Before we can begin to support an endowment, there is strategic groundwork > that should be completed to ensure that the effort is both thoughtful and > successful. To help get the conversation moving, I seeded the discussion > page with a few questions that we are hoping you will help us answer. > Please add the questions I didn't think to ask, too. We'd appreciate > hearing your thoughts on this and your help in thinking through some of the > strategic questions. > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Endowment_Essay > Best regards, > > Lisa Gruwell > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > 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, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>