Hola David.

Hasta donde entendí está escrito en la subvención solicitada un total de 36
000 euros, y el resto iba a ser cubierto por fondos que provienen de WMDE.
¿No es así?. Como voluntario del Comité de Subvenciones a Conferencias,
quedo pendiente y en consideración de tú comentario.

Saludos,

2017-06-28 13:02 GMT-05:00 Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl>:

> hi David,
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 28, 2017 at 7:52 PM, David Cuenca Tudela <dacu...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Recently the review for the Wikidata conference grant application has
> > started, and I have complained that the funds allocated are insuficient
> to
> > cover the needs of the grants. The requested amount for the grants was
> > 36,000 EUR, but in my opinion that should be at least 72,000 EUR.
> >
>
> You realize that this is pretty much what an annual budget of a small
> Wikimedia chapter is, right?
>
>
> > I have the feeling that the WMF is sitting on a pile of money just giving
> > breadcrumbs to the community, and the community has to suffer in silence
> > about this stinginess.
> >
>
> The WMF, just as the movement, has a responsibility to our donors, to spend
> the money wisely and frugally. We surely do not always do so, but we try.
>
>
>
> > Why are there two standards? One standard seems to be that everything
> that
> >
> the WMF needs to allocate can go unsupervised, whereas another standard
> > seems to apply to community activities where every penny is so supervised
> > that it becomes a pain in the ass to organize anything big.
> >
>
> The WMF's spending is actually reviewed and commented on by the community
> and the FDC.
>
>
>
> > The Wikidata Conference needs more funds to be a success and I think that
> > in the grand scheme of things, the money requested is just peanuts
> compared
> > to the money that the WMF has collected from donors.
> >
>
> I believe we have a responsibility to treat our donor's contributions with
> respect and care. I don't think that 70k Euro is peanuts, and rarely you
> will find any foundation or NGO considering such an amount to be
> insignificant.
>
>  best,
>
> dariusz
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