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Grants of Wikimedia Canada
Ask for a grant or reimbursement for your activities in Canada related to the Wikimedia mission from Wikimedia Canada.
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  Background
Wikimedia Canada is financed through an annual grant from the Wikimedia Foundation. The current annual grant can be reviewed at meta:Grants:Simple/Applications/Wikimedia Canada/2018/H1. Wikimedia Canada uses this annual grant to execute the activities in its annual plan. The budget for this annual grant is managed by the Programs Committee.

Members of Wikimedia Canada and other volunteers in Canada are invited and encouraged to organize activities in their communities that fit within this annual plan. This page explain how you can seek reimbursements from Wikimedia Canada for your activities.

It is strongly recommended that you first seek pre-approval for your expenses to ensure that you will be reimbursed. If your expenses are not pre-approved, you are taking the risk to not be reimbursed by Wikimedia Canada. Before applying, make sure that your activity fits within the chapter's annual plan. Types of activities that are generally supported include edit-a-thons and photo hunts with the goal of augmenting and/or improving content on Wikimedia projects. Note that all reimbursements made must be in accordance with the Reimbursement Policy.

Reimbursement requests are assessed by the Programs Committee based on the following criterias: how the activity fits within the chapter's annual strategy plan, the impact of the activity, and the requested budget.
How to apply
# Action
1 Read all the steps in this table and the information on this page before proceeding.
2 Select the right form below and write the title of your activity in the appropriate box.
3 In the new page, fill all the necessary information, including the description of the activity with its impact, the list of participants that will incur expenses for this activity and the budget table.
4 Wait for a member of the programs committee to take in charge your request and follow his or her instructions on the talk page of your request. Generally, you should have an initial message within 5 days.
5 The Programs Committee will indicate its decision on the request page that you have created. Before you can be reimbursed, you must submit an activity report on the request page and all justifications for your expenses like receipts.
  Apply
If you are seeking pre-approval, use the following form.


If you have already incurred the expenses and are seeking reimbursement, use the following form.


2018 Grant requests[edit]

Title Status Requested by Followed by Amount requested Pre-Approved Amount Approved/Reimbursed Amount Request Number Activity Type Remarks
Studio portatif Completed Benoit Rochon Amqui 75.88 NIL 75.88 2018-001 Photographic content: specific events and thematics