Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Documenting and increasing Jewish language representation on Wikimedia/Midpoint Report

Midterm Learning Report

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Report Status: Draft

Funding program: Wikimedia Community Fund

Report type: Midterm

Due date: 2023-06-16T00:00:00Z

Application


General informationEdit

This form is for organizations receiving Wikimedia Community Funds (General Support) or Wikimedia Alliances Funds to report on their mid-term learning and results. See the Wikimedia Community Fund application if you want to review the initial proposal.

  • Name of Organization: Wikitongues, Inc.
  • Title of Proposal: Documenting and increasing Jewish language representation on Wikimedia
  • Amount awarded: 54000 USD, 54000 USD
  • Amount spent:

Part 1 Understanding your workEdit

1. Briefly describe how your strategies and activities proposed were implemented and if any changes to what was proposed are worth highlighting?

2. Were there any strategies or approaches that you feel are being effective in achieving your goals?

3. What challenges or obstacles have you encountered so far?

4. Please describe how different communities are participating and being informed about your work.

5. Please share reflections on how your efforts are helping to engage participants and/or build content, particularly for underrepresented groups.

N/A

6. In your application, you outlined your learning priorities. What have you learned so far about these areas during this period?

7. What are the next steps and opportunities you’ll be focusing on for the second half of your work?

Part 2: MetricsEdit

8a. Open and additional metrics data.

Open Metrics
Open Metrics Description Target Results Comments Methodology
N/A A portion of our project’s deliverables which will help us answer questions (1)-(2). We will have recorded narrations of their life stories (for (1)) and authentic language data (for (2)). 6 N/A N/A N/A
N/A A portion of our deliverables which will help us answer question (2). We will be able to add samples of the languages to each page for comparing/contrasting their linguistic features. 8 N/A N/A N/A
N/A These events — for editing Wikipedia articles — will help us answer question (3). We will be able to track participation and interest in further contributing to our organization’s mission. 4 N/A N/A N/A
N/A Native speakers (= 6) and new individuals (= projected 10) who find out about our project and sign up to contribute. This will help us answer question (3). 16 N/A N/A N/A
N/A The types of information re-shared and most engaged with the social media accounts associated with the JLC. This will help us answer question (3) with respect to what parts of the project the public is interested in. N/A N/A N/A N/A
Additional Metrics
Additional Metrics Description Target Results Comments Methodology
Number of editors that continue to participate/retained after activities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Number of organizers that continue to participate/retained after activities N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Number of strategic partnerships that contribute to longer term growth, diversity and sustainability N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Feedback from participants on effective strategies for attracting and retaining contributors N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Diversity of participants brought in by grantees N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Number of people reached through social media publications N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Number of activities developed N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Number of volunteer hours N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

8b. Additional core metrics data.

Core Metrics Summary
Core metrics Description Target Results Comments Methodology
Number of participants Include native speakers interviewed (= 6), as well as experts and other members from the communities of the languages with which we work (= projected 15) 21
Number of editors Include our current staff members, and new volunteer editors (= projected 2) who find out about our project and decide to contribute 8
Number of organizers Include our advisors (= 3), administration/outreach team (= 3), and selection of new volunteers (= projected 3) 9
Number of new content contributions per Wikimedia project
Wikimedia Project Description Target Results Comments Methodology
Wikimedia Commons 20-minute long oral histories that are transcribed/translated and uploaded to Commons (= 2 hours’ worth of content total) 6 N/A N/A N/A
Wikidata Wikidata entries created or improved (for 8 languages/dialects/language groups) 8 N/A N/A N/A
Wikipedia Wikipedia articles that are created or improved (for 8 languages/dialects/language groups) 8 N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

9. Are you having any difficulties collecting data to measure your results?

N/A

10. Are you collaborating and sharing learning with Wikimedia affiliates or community members?

10a. Please describe how you have already shared them and if you would like to do more sharing, and if so how?

11. Documentation of your work process, story, and impact.

  • Below there is a section to upload files, videos, sound files, images (photos and infographics, e.g. communications materials, blog posts, compelling quotes, social media posts, etc.). This can be anything that would be useful to understand and show your learning and results to date (e.g., training material, dashboards, presentations, communications material, training material, etc).
  • Below is an additional field to type in link URLs.

Part 3: Financial reporting and complianceEdit

12. Please state the total amount spent in your local currency.

13. Local currency type

14. Please report the funds received and spending in the currency of your fund.

  • Upload Documents, Templates, and Files.
  • Provide links to your financial reporting documents.

15. Based on your implementation and learning to date, do you have any plans to make changes to the budget spending?

15a. Please provide an explanation on how you hope to adjust this.

N/A

16. We’d love to hear any thoughts you have on how the experience of being a grantee has been so far.