Resolution:FDC recognition for the Centre for the Internet and Society
This proposal has been approved by the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees.
It may not be circumvented, eroded, or ignored by Wikimedia Foundation officers or staff nor local policies of any Wikimedia project.
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|This resolution was approved at the Board's November 2013 meeting.|
Whereas, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) and the Centre for the Internet and Society (CIS) have engaged in a working relationship in support of the mission goals of the Wikimedia movement in India since September 1, 2012;
Whereas, the Board would like to ensure that the activities and initiatives of CIS and its grants and payments received from WMF in support of the mission goals of the Wikimedia movement are subject to the review and recommendations of the Funds Dissemination Committee (FDC) to ensure the best consideration and use of donor monies;
Whereas, the Board recognizes that the work of CIS is comparable to that of other Wikimedia-affiliated entities in support of the mission goals of the Wikimedia movement;
Resolved, that, for purposes of eligibility to submit funding requests to the FDC, the FDC should treat the CIS as it would treat an eligible Wikimedia-affiliated entity for the limited term of CIS’ agreement with WMF.
- Framework for the Creation and Initial Operation of the FDC
- Resolution on Funds Dissemination Committee framework and initial operation
- Jan-Bart de Vreede, Phoebe Ayers, Bishakha Datta, Jimmy Wales, Samuel Klein, Patricio Lorente, Maria Sefidari, Ana Toni, Stu West, Alice Wiegand