Submissions/How to diversify its sources of funding

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Submission no. 
3037
Subject no. 
E1
Title of the submission
  • How to diversify and improve its sources of funding
Type of submission
  • Presentation
Author of the submission
  • Sébastien Baijard
Country of origin
  • France
Affiliation
  • Wikimédia France
E-mail address

sebastien.baijard@wikimedia.fr

Username

Sébastien Baijard

Personal homepage or blog
Abstract
  • Over the past years the Wikimedia community has been engaged in a discussion about how to be more efficient in term of funding across the movement. Who better than the local Wikimedia actors can conduct field projects and manage them from optimal way? In the same way, who better than local players know the local tax regulations, local ways of financing for these projects? It is now important to diversify and adapt its project funding based on local actors and developing a close relationship with them.
Detailed proposal
  • Over the past years the Wikimedia community has been engaged in a discussion about how to be more efficient in term of funding across the movement. Who better than the local Wikimedia actors can conduct field projects and manage them from optimal way? In the same way, who better than local players know the local tax regulations, local ways of financing for these projects? It is now important to diversify and adapt its project funding based on local actors and developing a close relationship with them.
  • Major donors
  • Crowd-funding
  • Sponsorship
  • Direct debit
  • ...
Track
  • WikiCulture and Community
Length of presentation/talk
25 Minutes
Language of presentation/talk
  • English
Will you attend Wikimania if your submission is not accepted?
  • Yes
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  1. --SereinWMfr (talk) 09:29, 29 April 2013 (UTC)
  2. --Claudia.Garad (talk) 20:29, 29 April 2013 (UTC)
  3. Blue Rasberry (talk) 18:11, 30 April 2013 (UTC)