Thank you Anders and Dariusz for the warm words.

The FDC invested a lot of time to write the recommendations, espcially in
regards to the WMF plan. Good to know that you've read the entire (long)
document :)


On Mon, May 16, 2016 at 9:44 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl>
wrote:

> Many thanks for the hard work. As I've been an observer to this round, and
> as a former chair of the FDC for six rounds, I can attest that you have
> done a very good job, discussing the details of all proposals.
>
> While people may disagree with your recommendations or opinions, the
> diligent approach and due care are, in my view, indisputable.
>
> Best,
>
> Dj
> 15.05.2016 7:30 PM "matanya moses" <mata...@foss.co.il> napisał(a):
>
> > Hello Wikimedians,
> >
> > Twice a year, the Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) meets to help make
> > decisions about how to effectively allocate movement funds to achieve the
> > Wikimedia movement's mission, vision, and strategy. For this round, we
> met
> > in person from May 13-15 to deliberate on five plans and proposals, which
> > were submitted by Wikimedia Armenia, Wikimedia Norge, Wikimedia France,
> the
> > Centre for Internet and Society, as well as the draft annual plan of the
> > Wikimedia Foundation. We would like to thank all the organizations this
> > round for submitting these proposals.
> >
> > We have posted our Round 2 2015-2016 recommendations on the annual plan
> > grants to the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. [1] The Board will
> > review our deliberations and make a decision by July 1, 2016.
> >
> > This round, we received grant requests of roughly $1.25 million USD, and
> > we have recommended roughly $1.14 million in annual plan grants (though
> > grants are made in local currency). Before we met in May, we reviewed all
> > of the proposals and additional documents submitted. We were assisted in
> > this review with some input from the FDC staff assessments and analysis
> on
> > impact, finances, and programs, as well as community comments on the
> > proposals.
> >
> > There is a formal process to submit complaints or appeals about these
> > recommendations. Here are the steps for both:
> >
> > Any organization that would like to submit an appeal on the FDC’s Round 2
> > recommendation should submit it to the Board representatives to the FDC
> by
> > 23:59 UTC on 8 June 2016 in accordance with the appeal process outlined
> in
> > the FDC Framework. A formal appeal to challenge the FDC’s recommendation
> > should be in the form of a 500-or-fewer word summary directed to the two
> > non-voting WMF Board representative to the FDC, Dariusz Jemielniak. The
> > appeal should be submitted on-wiki, [4] and must be submitted by the
> Board
> > Chair of a funding-seeking applicant. The Board will publish its decision
> > on this and all recommendations by 1 July 2016.
> >
> > Complaints to the ombudsperson about the FDC process can be filed by
> > anyone with the Ombudsperson and can be made any time. The complaint
> should
> > be submitted on wiki, as well. The ombudsperson will publicly document
> the
> > complaint, and investigate as needed.
> >
> > On a side note, all FDC members are flying back to their home countries,
> > so we might be able to respond only in a day or two,
> >
> > On behalf of the FDC,
> >
> > Matanya [1]
> >
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/FDC_recommendations/2015-2016_round_2
> >
> >
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