Grants:PEG/Art+FeminismTeam/Art+Feminism Editathons/Report


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This is the report for the grant: Grants:PEG/MMandiberg/Art+Feminism Editathons

Project statusEdit

Did you comply with the requirements specified by WMF in the grant agreement?
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Is your project completed?
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Activities and lessons learnedEdit

ActivitiesEdit

TimelineEdit

Pre-grant
  • Sent a save the date email about March 8th to our mailing list of past satellite event organizers
  • Secured venue for three training workshops
October
  • Crafted curriculum for targeted gender gap training workshop
  • Activated existing social media infrastructure to notify past participants of the trainer training
  • Monday October 27th: Train the Trainers workshop 1/3, CUNY Graduate Center
  • Shared training materials and feedback from workshop with satellite organizers
November
  • Initiated planning for March event
  • Secured NYC anchor venue
  • Continued outreach plan: social media announcements, on wiki invitations to collaborate
  • Developed measurement and evaluation plan (Wikimetrics to track editor contribution/retention)
December
  • Monday December 8th: Train the Trainers workshop 2/3, CUNY Graduate Center
  • Satellite events conducted train the trainers workshops based off of the materials developed for October workshop
January
February
  • Early February: Train the Trainers workshop 3/3, CUNY Graduate Center.
  • Confirmed food/drink details for March
  • Helped get an experienced editor to the non-North American events to facilitate.
  • Confirmed that enough people were trained to ensure that our March event is not under-facilitated.
  • Sunday, February 28th: Webcast Train the Trainers workshop, we offered a Skype or WebEx training for organizers for which we cannot find a local ambassador.
March
  • Made childcare available to anyone who requests it, at least one week prior to the event.
  • Sunday, March 8th, Art+Feminism Wikipedia Editathon, in NYC and around the world.
  • Facilitators and Wikipedian allies followed articles created, to minimize speedy deletions and PRODs
  • +Feminism Abassadors and facilitators gave every editor who signed in to the event a Art+Feminism Barnstar, with a call to action message inviting them to stay in touch and/or ask them questions, and directing them to the Tea Room, amongst other information.
April
  • Debriefed with organizers
  • Continued to track participants in Wikimetrics.
  • Established network of +feminism ambassadors in each city who will lead organizing efforts
May
  • Continued to support one-off satellite editathons.
June
July
August

Lessons learnedEdit

What worked well?
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What didn't work?
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What would you do differently if you planned a similar project?
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Learning patternsEdit

Outcomes and impactEdit

OutcomesEdit

Provide the original project goal here.
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Did you achieve your project goal? How do you know your goal was achieved? Please answer in 1 - 2 short paragraphs.
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Progress towards targets and goalsEdit

Project metrics

Target outcome Achieved outcome Explanation


Global MetricsEdit

We are trying to understand the overall outcomes of the work being funded across our grantees. In addition to the measures of success for your specific program (in above section), please use the table below to let us know how your project contributed to the Global Metrics. We know that not all projects will have results for each type of metric, so feel free to put "0" where necessary.

  1. Next to each required metric, list the actual outcome achieved through this project.
  2. Where necessary, explain the context behind your outcome. For example, if you were funded for an edit-a-thon which resulted in 0 new images, your explanation might be "This project focused solely on participation and articles written/improved, the goal was not to collect images."

For more information and a sample, see Global Metrics.

Metric Achieved outcome Explanation
1. # of active editors involved
2. # of new editors
3. # of individuals involved
4. # of new images/media added to Wikimedia articles/pages
5. # of articles added or improved on Wikimedia projects
6. Absolute value of bytes added to or deleted from Wikimedia projects
Learning question
Did your work increase the motivation of contributors, and how do you know?
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ImpactEdit

What impact did this project have on WMF's mission and the strategic priorities?

Option A: How did you increase participation in one or more Wikimedia projects?

Option B: How did you improve quality on one or more Wikimedia projects?

Option C: How did you increase the reach (readership) of one or more Wikimedia projects?

Reporting and documentation of expendituresEdit

This section describes the grant's use of funds

DocumentationEdit

Did you send documentation of all expenses paid with grant funds to grants at wikimedia dot org, according to the guidelines here? Answer "Yes" or "No".
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ExpensesEdit

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Total project budget (from your approved grant submission)
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Total amount requested from WMF (from your approved grant submission, this total will be the same as the total project budget if PEG is your only funding source)
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Total amount spent on this project
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Total amount of Project and Event grant funds spent on this project
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Are there additional sources that funded any part of this project? List them here.
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Remaining fundsEdit

Are there any grant funds remaining?
Answer YES or NO.
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