If you want to apply or if have any questions about the Rapid Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at:usca_rapidwikimedia.org
General Support Fund
If you have any questions about the General Support Fund, please reach out to the Regional Program Officer at:usca_fundwikimedia.org
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:
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.
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