It’s been a nice few weeks in fundraising for Wikimedia Foundation. Our users have demonstrated overwhelming support for our projects and our mission.
We’ve more than passed our initial fundraising goal of $6 million (though you are still encouraged to make a donation…bolstering our reserves in preparation for the years ahead is always welcome) with over 130,000 people making a statement for open and free information.
I love being able to say that. Thank our donors again for their support.
That said, we’ll be taking down the site notices/banners today at 4pm PST. We’ll be sending out some news next week (approaching the 8th anniversary of Wikipedia) with some new geographic breakdown data about giving.
Head of Community Giving<