Reports/2013/April

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Below is the Wikimedia UK monthly report for the period 1st to 30th April 2013. If you want to keep up with the chapter's activities as they happen, please subscribe to our blog, join a UK mailing list, and/or follow us on Twitter. If you have any questions or comments, please drop us a line on this report's talk page.

Program activities

Community

Microgrant outcome

GLAM activities

Technology

Other activities

Microgrants

Information about microgrants that are currently running, and how to submit a microgrant application of your own, are at Microgrants/Applications.

UK press coverage (and coverage of UK projects & activities)

Blog posts this month

Activities in April and May

April

May


For events in June 2013 and onwards, please see Events.

Administrative activities

Finances

Board activities

News from the Chief Exec

For information on Jon's activities this month, see News from the Office.


Communications

Please see the above links to relevant press coverage received in April, as well as blog posts published this month.

If you're interested in getting more involved with our communications or have any questions or comments, please email Stevie Benton – stevie.benton@wikimedia.org.uk

Fundraising and Membership

Fundraising

This month, we received £220 in one-off donations, with 4 individual donations. The average donation amount was £55 - 75% of these donors have had Gift Aid Declarations made and matched with their records. If anyone would like a full (but anonymised) csv file with more information, please get in touch with katherine.bavageatwikimedia.org.uk and let her know your requirements.

There were 4963 successful direct debits this month, bringing in a total of £19474.77

Membership

Up to 30th April 2013:

  • 189 new (membership commenced in preceding three months) and current members - with 8 new join-ups in April.
  • 96 'grace' members (membership within six months after date membership should be renewed)
This adds up to 285 members who were eligible to vote