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The Project & Event Grant (PEG) and Individual Engagement Grant (IEG) programs are no longer active. Please read about our current grant programs on Grants:Start.

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GuidelinesEdit

  1. Review the eligibility requirements, proposal guidelines, and budget guidelines before submitting a request.
  2. Review the program resources for best practices in measuring success, tools, and how to manage projects and events.
  3. Contact the grantmaking staff to discuss project ideas or complex project plans early in the grants process (grants at wikimedia dot org). We are here to help!
  4. Grantees are required to fill out the grant submission form completely.
  5. Follow the instructions below for naming your request. Please note that recognized Wikimedia movement affiliates use the organization's official abbreviation when naming a new request.

Submit your grant requestEdit


Applications for Project & Event Grants are longer accepted. Please consider reviewing our newer Rapid Grant and Project Grant programs for your application. Thanks!

Example: Chapter or thematic organizationEdit

Wikimedia Example is a recognized chapter or thematic organization with abbreviation WM EX, and would like to submit a project entitled "Example project":

WM EX/Example project

Example: Not a chapterEdit

The Free Knowledge Fund is a nonprofit organization that is not a recognized affiliate organization, and would like to submit a project entitled "Example project":

Free Knowledge Fund/Example project

Next stepsEdit

  • Be sure to Email grants at wikimedia dot org to complete your submission.
  • Please review the submission review process carefully.
  • Please note that most grants take 30 days to review and an additional 30-60 days to process. We recommend that you request your grant at least 60 days before your event or project will begin to allow time for grant review and processing.