Grants:Simple/Applications/WikiJournal User Group/2022/budget plan

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WikiJournal User Group
Open access • Publication charge free • Public peer review • Wikipedia-integrated

WikiJournal User Group is a publishing group of open-access, free-to-publish, Wikipedia-integrated academic journals. <seo title=" WJM, WikiJMed, Wiki.J.Med., WikiJMed, Wikiversity Journal User Group, WikiJournal WikiMed, Free to publish, Open access, Open-access, Non-profit, online journal, Public peer review "/>

Period: 1 January 2022 – 31 December 2022


For program aims and metrics, see programs plan

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes
Content contribution and community growth
Short video explainers 500 Technical elements for member onboarding
Community support and administrative growth
Crossref membership 275 Publisher membership with revenue <USD 1M
COPE membership 806 Note: Publisher membership (£584)
OASPA membership 328 Professional Small Publishers (€275.00)
CLOCKSS membership 242 Publisher membership with revenue <USD 250k
Outreach, awareness and partnerships
Short video explainers 500 Explaining journal features and formats for outreach
ACRL presentation 439 Registration to conference of Association of College & Research Libraries


For role descriptions, see staffing plan

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes
Salary 50,000 0 Distributed dynamically across 6 technical editors.
Tax filing 1974.5 0 estimated

Back end developmentEdit

Item Expected cost (US$) Notes
Back end development 12,500 Corresponding to one FTE for three months as a specific project contractor. To be organised with Public Knowledge Project's Open Journal Systems (Development team). Detailed task description.

Operational expensesEdit

Item Expected cost (US$) Spent Notes
Insurance coverage estimate 34,897.5 Expenditure includes a $30.00 Wells Fargo wire transfer fee. $14,923.68 by April 17, 2022 (covering January 1 to June 30, 2022)
Corporate lawyer counsel 1,000 Assistance in setting up a legal framework to prevent that the journal would be bought by other publishers for monetary gain (e.g. Elsevier/Wiley/Springer).
Payroll service (OnPay) 360 $60/month (OnPay)
Domain fees 48 ; ; ;
Bank account fees 30 Transfer fee


Expected spending for 2022
  • $103,900
Remaining from previous grant (2021) (final report submitted in Fluxx)
  • $24.195.52