Grants:Regions/US and Canada

United States and Canada

This region includes the following countries:

United States; Canada

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Schilling, Chris March 2018.jpg
Senior Program Officer for the United States and Canada
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: usca_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: usca_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.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
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Friday, October 15, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications or open topics Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Friday, October 22, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications or open topics Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Monday, October 25, 2021 16:00 - 17:00 UTC English General Support Fund applications or open topics Google Meet link (add this event to your calendar)
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 18:00 - 19:00 UTC English Meeting open to everyone. Prioritized discussion and open questions for General Support Fund and Wikimedia Alliances Fund applications. Google Meet link
Wednesday, March 11, 2022 18:00 - 19:00 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

  • Emjackson42, August 2021 -
  • Bridges2Information, August 2021 - I am an academic librarian and associate professor at Oregon State University. I recently co-edited the OA book Wikipedia and Academic Libraries - A Global Project. I have co-hosted several edit-a-thons and I am co-instructor of the course Wikipedia and Information Equity. I'm currently co-organizing the first Wikimedia+Libraries Meetup, to take place July, 2022 in Dublin, Ireland.
  • Effeietsanders, August 2021 -
  • Redwidgeon, August 2021 - I am a semi-retired educator & long-time advocate of the free knowledge movement. Wikimedian since 2006. Currently contributing mostly as a Wikignome, furthering the movement where I can. Based in British Columbia, Canada.
  • Perimeander, August 2021 -
  • Mcbrarian, August 2021 - March 2022
  • Matthewvetter, August 2021 -
  • Wugapodes, August 2021 -
  • AbhiSuryawanshi, August 2021 -
  • Shanluan, October 2021 -

Browse ApplicationsEdit

Wikimedia Community FundEdit

Rapid FundEdit

General Support FundEdit

Wikimedia Alliances FundEdit