Critical issues presentations/In-kind Donations and Chapter's Activity

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Submission no. 44
Title of the submission

In-kind Donations and Chapter's Activity

Author of the submission
  • Chen Davidi-Almog
  • Michal Laster
Country of origin

Israel; Israel

Topics

Governance, other

Keywords
  • scalability
  • financial management
  • in-kind donations
  • volunteering
  • Google Ad Grants
  • Wikimedia Israel
  • Wikimedia affiliates
Abstract

A significant portion of the resources available to Wikimedia Israel is based on in-kind donations. This includes more than 4,000 hours of volunteers' work (in 2015), free venues for conferences and meetups, free guided tours for Wikimedians and Google Ad Grants. Proper management of in-kind donations is crucial for the scalability of chapters and other Wikimedia affiliates, and yet this issue has not been sufficiently addressed in the Wikimedia Movent so far. We would like to present our system of collecting and documenting in-kind donation and our work with Google Ad Grants.

Result

Accepted

Interested attendees and comments