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Wikimedia movement affiliates/Requirements

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Other languages: English • ‎español • ‎български • ‎русский • ‎українська • ‎العربية • ‎नेपाली • ‎日本語 Want to help translate? Translate the missing messages. The requirements for chapters, thematic organizations, and user groups vary based on the unique requirements and expectations of the specific affiliate model. The requirements are designed to help groups meet the movement's expectations for them once they are recognized.

Requirements for recognition

The requirements vary for each affiliate model. The below graphs offer a quick comparison between the requirements. Please read each model's requirements page for more information:

Comparison of requirements for affiliation models RequirementChaptersThematic organizationsWikimedia user groups Minimum active Wikimedia editors10 10 3 Suggested minimum members20 20 10 FocusGeographic Thematic Any which advances Wikimedia Mission aligned with Wikimedia Foundation Compliance with naming guidelines and trademark policy Information about group published on a Wikimedia wiki Plans for activities or efforts to advance Wikimedia projects Allows new members Two designated contacts for Wikimedia Foundation Legally incorporated Amendable bylaws approved by Affiliations Committee Two years of activities prior to applying Requires approval by Wikimedia Foundation Board Governing board elected by members, including new members Activity and financial reports posted regularly on Meta-Wiki Capacity to represent Wikimedia movement in focus area Typical development time2–3 years 2–3 years 1–4 months Projected time for approval4–6 months 4–6 months 1–3 weeks

Comparison of expectations for affiliation models ExpectationChaptersThematic organizationsWikimedia user groups Offline and online activities to support Wikimedia
Multiple each quarter
Multiple each quarter
At least one a year Notification of changes to governing documents or leadership Compliance with movement policies and governing principles Collaboration with other affiliates and projects Annual report published on Meta-Wiki
Summary Maintain expertise within group's scope that is accessible to Wikimedia community Regular activity and finance reports published on Meta-Wiki Monitor and engage in communications topics related to to group's scope Monitor and engage in public policy matters related to group's scope Represent Wikimedia at public events related to group's scope Diverse funding sources

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