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  1. Meet the Inspire grantees working to increase gender diversity on Wikimedia

    The Inspire campaign aims to increase gender diversity on Wikimedia. Graphic by Vpseudo, free licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    The Wikimedia Foundation is pleased to announce a new group of grantees working to increase gender diversity in Wikimedia projects. 16 new projects will receive funding to engage women and allies around the world to improve Wikipedia’s coverage and quality — as well as research and experiment with new ways to support gender diversity on Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  2. Inspire Campaign to fund new gender diversity initiatives

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    The Inspire Grants Campaign seeks ideas and proposals for initiatives to address gender diversity in Wikimedia. Complex issues require (…)... Read more

  3. What we learned from making book grants on Arabic Wikipedia

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    In early 2014 the Wikimedia Foundation began an experiment to better support individual contributors to Wikimedia projects, by giving out smaller grants to more individuals (complementing our existing grants to organizations, which mainly fund offline activities). We started by selecting a global south community that did not already have a local chapter meeting its needs: Arabic Wikipedia. […... Read more

  4. New grantees bring fresh perspectives on research, mobile, and community-building

  5. VisualEditor gadgets

  6. Call for Individual Engagement Grant proposals: community experiments wanted

  7. Individual Engagement Grants demonstrate their potential for impact

    <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Round_1_2014_IEG_projects.png">"Round 1 2014 IEG projects"</a> by <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Sbouterse_(WMF)">Sbouterse (WMF)</a>, under <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/legalcode">CC-BY-SA-3.0</a>

    A year ago, Wikipedia didn’t have a social media presence in China. With the support of a $350 Individual Engagement Grant, today 10,000 Chinese readers follow the Wikipedia account on Weibo, China’s most active social networking site. ... Read more

  8. New Individual Engagement Grantees to engage community with tools and outreach

  9. Diversity Conference brings Wikimedians to Berlin

  10. Individual Engagement Grant learnings and a call for new proposals