Grants:Regions/CEE and Central Asia

Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) & Central Asia

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This region includes:

Central and Eastern Europe: Albania; Armenia; Azerbaijan; Belarus; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Czech Republic; Cyprus; Estonia; Georgia; Greece; Hungary; Kosovo; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Montenegro; North Macedonia; Poland; Romania; Russia; Serbia; Slovakia; Slovenia; Turkey; Ukraine.

Central Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan.

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Senior Program Officer for Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and Central Asia
Thematic area: Campaigns
Chicago, Illinois,
United States
UTC-6/-5
English, Japanese
cschilling(_AT_)wikimedia.org
I JethroBT (WMF)

Contact usEdit

Rapid FundEdit

If you want to apply or if have any questions about the Rapid Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: ceeca_rapid(_AT_)wikimedia.org

General Support FundEdit

If you have any questions about the General Support Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: ceeca_fund(_AT_)wikimedia.org

Office hoursEdit

The regional program officer is available several times during the week to meet with you to answer questions, receive feedback, and provide any general support or guidance around our funding programs in the region. Please review the program officer's calendar on Google Calendar below and reserve a time that is most convenient for you:

Go to appointment page to reserve a time for Office Hours To support preparation needs, please provide a brief explanation about the purpose of the meeting when reserving a time. This information can alternatively be provided via e-mail (cschilling(_AT_)wikimedia(_DOT_)org).

If none of the available times works for you, please contact the program officer via e-mail with a few times that will work well for you.

Past office hours
Date Time Language Topic Link to meeting
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 (First Wednesday of every month) 15:00 - 16:00 UTC English Open to all topics Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 14:00 - 15:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Monday, October 18, 2021 14:00 - 15:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Wednesday, October 27, 2021 14:00 - 15:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
March 10th, 2022 15:00 - 16:00 UTC English Meeting open to everyone. Prioritized discussion and open questions for General Support Fund and Wikimedia Alliances Fund applications. Google Meet link
March 14th, 2022 14:00 - 15:00 UTC English Meeting open to everyone. Prioritized discussion and open questions for General Support Fund and Wikimedia Alliances Fund applications. Google Meet link

Regional CommitteeEdit

  • Melberg, August 2021 - October 2021
  • Красный, August 2021 - Wikimedian since 2009, co-founder of North-West Russia Wiki-Historians User Group, coordinator of various projects in Wikimedia Movement
  • Justinianus, August 2021 - October 2021
  • Brunei (BruneiWMUA), August 2021 - October 2021
  • Reda Kerbouche October 2021 -
  • MikyM, October 2021 - Longtime contributor; Ten years in various wiki grant programs and committees; Financial and Business Conslultant; Social Justice and Grantmaking; International Development; Project Coordinator.
  • FocalPoint, October 2021 - user and admin in el-wiki / el-wikt, contributor in Wikidata / Commons, el-wikisource, fr-wiki
  • W, November 2021 - Translator for Wikimedia Community User Group Belarus since October, 2020. Editor on Belarusian Classical Wikipedia since 2010.
  • Nataev, February 2022 - International development worker, amateur musician, professional translator, and longtime wikimedian (since 2009).
  • Nina1009, April 2022 -
  • Justine.toms, June 2022 -
  • Birulik, June 2022 -

Browse ApplicationsEdit

General Support FundEdit

Rapid FundEdit

Wikimedia Alliances FundEdit