Calling All Language Champions: Apply for the 2024 Language Revitalization Accelerator

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The Wikitongues User Group is thrilled to announce that applications are now open for the May 2024 cohort of the Wikimedia Language Revitalization Accelerator! This is an incredible opportunity for language activists and enthusiasts to gain the skills and resources they need to revitalize and document languages.

About the Program

The Wikimedia Language Revitalization Accelerator; funded by the Wikimedia Foundation through the Movement Strategy Grant is a year-long fellowship designed to empower participants to become leaders in their language communities. Through a combination of online workshops, mentorship, and micro-grant funding, the program equips participants with the knowledge and tools to:

  • Effectively document their languages
  • Contribute to Wikimedia projects like Wikipedia, Wikidata, Wiktionary, Wikisource etc
  • Develop and implement language revitalization strategies
  • Advocate for language rights

Who Should Apply?

Are you passionate about preserving your heritage language? Do you dream of making critical linguistic resources more accessible to your community? If so, we encourage you to apply! The program is open to anyone who is actively involved in language documentation or revitalization efforts.

How to Apply

Applications for the Language Revitalization Accelerator are open now and will close on April 7th. For more information on the program, eligibility criteria, and the application process, please visit the Wikitongues User Group website


We understand that you may have questions about the program. For more information, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at You can also contact [User:Tochiprecious] at or Kristen, our program director at

Together, we can ensure that all languages have a voice on Wikimedia projects and continue to thrive for generations to come!

Spread the Word!

Do you know someone who would be a perfect fit for this program? Please share this announcement with your networks and help us find the next generation of language champions!

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