Grants:Regions/Northern and Western Europe

Northern & Western Europe

This region includes the following countries and territories:

Åland; Andorra; Austria; Belgium; Kingdom of Denmark; Faroe Islands; Finland; France; Germany; Gibraltar; Greenland; Guernsey; Iceland; Republic of Ireland; Isle of Man; Israel; Italy; Jersey; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg; Malta; Monaco; Kingdom of the Netherlands; Norway; Portugal; San Marino; Spain; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; Switzerland; United Kingdom; Vatican City

Program Officer edit

Lead Program Officer for Northern and Western Europe
Location: Gloggnitz, Austria
Timezone: UTC+2
Language(s) spoken: English, Hungarian

Regional calendar edit

Please reach out to your Program Officer if you are interested in applying before making any application or if you need flexibility on dates.

General Support Fund - Round 2 (2023-24)

February 20 - March 14, 2024

Applicant support and eligibility check

March 15, 2024

Submission deadline

March 25 - April 14, 2024

Review and translation

April 15 - May 25, 2024

Review feedback and applicant engagement

May 25, 2024

Decision announced

May 25 - June 2, 2024

Agreement and first payment

January 15, 2025

Midpoint conversation

July 31, 2025

Final or first year report due

General Support Fund - Round 1 (2023-24)
General Support (Wikimedia Community Fund)

  • Applicant proposal support starts: September 1, 2023
  • Submission deadline: September 29, 2023
  • Eligibility check: September 1 - September 29, 2023
  • Application translation: October 2 - October 6, 2023
  • Review process starts: October 9, 2023
  • Feedback received: October 27, 2023
  • Engaging with feedback: October 27, 2023 - November 10, 2023
  • Decisions announced: November 24, 2023
  • Agreement signed: December 15, 2023
  • First payment sent: December 15, 2023 - January 19, 2024
  • Midterm conversation due: August 12, 2024
  • Final report due: January 31, 2025
  • Yearly report due for multi-year funds: January 31, 2025

Contact us edit

Rapid Fund edit

If you want to apply or if have any questions about the Rapid Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: nwe_rapid

General Support Fund edit

If you have any questions about the General Support Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at: nwe_fund

Regional Committee edit

The Committee currently reviews applications to the 'General Support Fund' process twice a year. Rapid grants are reviewed by staff; more general requests for funding are reviewed by the Committee.

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  • Mmo, August 2021 - Software architect and Digital Humanist. Based in Bologna, Italy.
  • NickK, August 2021 - Financial analyst, hobbyist photographer, Wikimedian since 2008. Based in Amsterdam, the Netherlands (after living in Ukraine, France and a bit in the UK).
  • Yger, October 2022 - Retired software developer. Wikipedian (svwp) since 2006, been member in eight different Wikimediagroups, like the first FDC and the same for small grants also founding member and former treasurer Wikimedia Sverige. Based in Sweden.
  • Camelia, October 2022 - Economist, developer, AffCom (former Chair and treasurer), Wikip[m]edian since 2007. Based in Rome (Italy).
  • Trondtr, October 2022, Linguist working on language technolgy for Saami and circumpolar languages. Wikimedian since 2009. Based in Tromsø in Norway.
  • Nferranf, March 2023, Lecturer at Universitat de Barcelona (UB), research on gender issues in Wikipedia projects. Board at Amical Wikimedia. Based in Barcelona, Catalonia (Spain).
  • Josie Fraser, October 2023 - Expert of Digital Policy, open licencing, and public investments in open knowledge, committed to equitable and ethical ways of working. Former volunteer board member and Chair of Wikimedia UK (2015-2020).

Inactive and Past Committee Members are archived here.

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