Grants:Programs/Wikimedia Community Fund/Rapid Fund/Wiki Loves Pride in Sport @EuroGames Vienna 2024 (ID: 22458457)

Wiki Loves Pride in Sport @EuroGames Vienna 2024
proposed start date2024-04-01
proposed end date2024-09-30
grant start date2024-04-01T00:00:00Z
grant end date2024-09-30T00:00:00Z
budget (local currency)5000 EUR
budget (USD)5000 USD
amount recommended (USD)2191.43
grant typeNonprofit organization with Wikimedia mission
funding regionNWE
decision fiscal year2023-24
applicant• Gerhard Marchl
organization (if applicable)• EuroGames Vienna 2024
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Applicant Details edit

Main Wikimedia username. (required)

Gerhard Marchl


EuroGames Vienna 2024

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Describe all relevant roles with the name of the group or organization and description of the role. (required)

Main Proposal edit

1. Please state the title of your proposal. This will also be the Meta-Wiki page title.

Wiki Loves Pride in Sport @EuroGames Vienna 2024

2. and 3. Proposed start and end dates for the proposal.

2024-04-01 - 2024-09-30

4. Where will this proposal be implemented? (required)


5. Are your activities part of a Wikimedia movement campaign, project, or event? If so, please select the relevant project or campaign. (required)

Other (please specify) Activities are related to previous work of Wikimedia LGBT+ User Group in the campaign Wiki Loves Pride (specifically follow up to 2023 Wiki Loves Pride in Sport):

6. What is the change you are trying to bring? What are the main challenges or problems you are trying to solve? Describe this change or challenges, as well as main approaches to achieve it. (required)

Systematic and fundamental information and coverage on Wikimedia and Wikipadia about EuroGames, specifically the EuroGames and Pride 2024 in Vienna, as well as LGBTIQ sports and women in sports across different Wikipedia languages/Wikimedia projects.

7. What are the planned activities? (required) Please provide a list of main activities. You can also add a link to the public page for your project where details about your project can be found. Alternatively, you can upload a timeline document. When the activities include partnerships, include details about your partners and planned partnerships.

- Online coordination meetings, technical training as webinar and online evaluation session

  • Meet and greet local and international Wikipedians/Wikimedians and documentation enthusiasts and volunteers before opening
  • Edit and review approximately 20 articles on Wikimedia/Wikipedia covering topics related to EuroGames 2024, including LGBTIQ in Vienna, sports programs, participation and participants, cultural and social side events, and the human rights conference as a side event of EuroGames that is broadcasted by national TV for which we will try to secure also video publishing rights.
  • Upload a minimum of 100 photos to Wikimedia.
  • Create 200 Wikidata items.

8. Describe your team. Please provide their roles, Wikimedia Usernames and other details. (required) Include more details of the team, including their roles, usernames, Wikimedia group, and whether they are salaried, volunteers, consultants/contractors, etc. Team members involved in the grant application need to be aware of their involvement in the project.

Wikimedia Users: Gerhard_Marchl (local coordination and management), Zblace (2023 to 2024 knowledge transfer), OwenBlacker (2023 and 2024 financial oversight and promotion). We hope to have again: Hyruspex, Hibrideacus re-join in 2024, as would Viennese local/regional Wikipedians, and at least five additional people who will engage themselves as Wikipedia editors.

9. Who are the target participants and from which community? How will you engage participants before and during the activities? How will you follow up with participants after the activities? (required)

LGBTIQ+ community in Europe and beyond, LGBTIQ+ sports groups and associations, sports umbrella organisations and associations in Austria and Europe. We will promote the action on social media, wikis and mention it in PR (including TV program). We will organize at least two online meetings before, one in person Meet&Greet before and one online after the event for evaluation and awarding best contributors.

10. Does your project involve work with children or youth? (required)


10.1. Please provide a link to your Youth Safety Policy. (required) If the proposal indicates direct contact with children or youth, you are required to outline compliance with international and local laws for working with children and youth, and provide a youth safety policy aligned with these laws. Read more here.


11. How did you discuss the idea of your project with your community members and/or any relevant groups? Please describe steps taken and provide links to any on-wiki community discussion(s) about the proposal. (required) You need to inform the community and/or group, discuss the project with them, and involve them in planning this proposal. You also need to align the activities with other projects happening in the planned area of implementation to ensure collaboration within the community.

Please refer to:

We posted information to a dedicated telegram group and will do more outreach once the project is approved.

12. Does your proposal aim to work to bridge any of the content knowledge gaps (Knowledge Inequity)? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)

Sexual Orientation

13. Does your proposal include any of these areas or thematic focus? Select one option that most applies to your work. (required)

Gender and diversity

14. Will your work focus on involving participants from any underrepresented communities? Select one option that most apply to your work. (required)

Gender Identity

15. In what ways do you think your proposal most contributes to the Movement Strategy 2030 recommendations. Select one that most applies. (required)

Innovate in Free Knowledge

Learning and metrics edit

17. What do you hope to learn from your work in this project or proposal? (required)

How to document big size LGBTIQ+ communal and public events for the benefit of both historic record and future advocacy in language communities where there is less information officially available and maybe even where such work can be seen as problematic.

18. What are your Wikimedia project targets in numbers (metrics)? (required)
Number of participants, editors, and organizers
Other Metrics Target Optional description
Number of participants 45 20 team members of the nonprofit association of the EuroGames Vienna 2024

10 board members of the European Gay and Lesbian Sport Federation

10 editors

5 members of Wikimedia LGBT+ User Group

Number of editors 10 5 new editors

5 returning editors

Number of organizers 20 20 teams members of the association "EuroGames Vienna 2024" plus paid and un-paid staff
Number of content contributions to Wikimedia projects
Wikimedia project Number of content created or improved
Wikipedia 20
Wikimedia Commons 100
Wikidata 200
Wikimedia Incubator 3
Wikivoyage 3
Wikifunctions or Abstract Wikipedia
Optional description for content contributions.


19. Do you have any other project targets in numbers (metrics)? (optional)


Main Open Metrics Data
Main Open Metrics Description Target
20. What tools would you use to measure each metrics? Please refer to the guide for a list of tools. You can also write that you are not sure and need support. (required)

In 2023, we did manual tracking and partly used Outreach Dashboard, but we are open for suggestions.

Financial proposal edit

21. Please upload your budget for this proposal or indicate the link to it. (required)
22. and 22.1. What is the amount you are requesting for this proposal? Please provide the amount in your local currency. (required)

5000 EUR

22.2. Convert the amount requested into USD using the Oanda converter. This is done only to help you assess the USD equivalent of the requested amount. Your request should be between 500 - 5,000 USD.

5000 USD

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