Submissions/Funding the movement's dreams: How FDC works and help build strong organizations

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This is an accepted submission for Wikimania 2015.

Submission no.
Title of the submission
It's (Not) All About the Money: The Funds Dissemination Committee Unveiled
Type of submission (discussion, hot seat, panel, presentation, tutorial, workshop)

presentation with a panel, including a discussion

Author of the submission

Matanya Moses (FDC member) & Katy Love (FDC staff member)

E-mail address &



User: KLove (WMF)

Country of origin

All over the world!

Affiliation, if any (organisation, company etc.)

Funds Dissemination Committee, WMF

Personal homepage or blog

Annual Plan Grants

Abstract (at least 300 words to describe your proposal)

The Funds Dissemination Committee oversees the Annual Plan Grants program that gives out funds to movement organizations working towards the movement's strategic goals. Come meet this unique group of community members, understand their process and learn about how they make decisions. Hear their reflections on the past year and learn about what their vision is for the future. Join the conversation around the FDC's vision and help them understand what support is needed to get there.

  • WikiCulture & Community
Length of session (if other than 30 minutes, specify how long)
60 minutes
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