Fundraising

  1. Knowing when to quit: What we’re doing to limit the number of fundraising banners you see on Wikipedia

    The goal of the Wikimedia Foundation’s online fundraising team is to educate readers about our mission, motivate them to become donors, and then get out of their way. Last December, we used analytics to eliminate millions of ineffective banner impressions.... Read more

  2. Matching gift grows Wikimedia Endowment by $10 million

    Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board member Peter Baldwin and his wife Lisbet Rausing, co-founders of the Arcadia Fund, donate $5 million, the largest gift to-date to the Wikimedia Endowment.... Read more

  3. Michael Kim, investor and civic leader, joins the Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

    Kim is the fifth member of a board entrusted with overseeing the permanent source of funding created to ensure Wikipedia thrives for generations to come.... Read more

  4. Niels Christian Nielsen appointed to Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

    He joins Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia; Annette Campbell-White, a successful venture capitalist and founder of MedVenture Associates; and Peter Baldwin, professor and co-founder of the Arcadia Foundation.... Read more

  5. Announcing the Wikimedia Foundation’s updated Donor Privacy Policy

    Protecting the personal information of users, donors, and community members around the globe is a top priority.... Read more

  6. Your donation keeps Wikipedia and free knowledge thriving

    Today, the Wikimedia Foundation begins its 2016 year-end contribution campaign on the English Wikipedia. Discover how generous donations from last year’s campaign supported Wikipedia and its sister projects in the past year... Read more

  7. Peter Baldwin, professor and philanthropist, is appointed to the Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

    Baldwin is the third member of a board entrusted with overseeing the permanent source of funding created to ensure Wikipedia thrives for generations to come.... Read more

  8. Craig Newmark, founder of Craigslist, gives to Wikipedia’s future

    The founder of Craigslist and craigconnects is giving one million dollars to the Wikimedia Endowment.... Read more

  9. Annette Campbell-White named to the Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

    Annette Campbell-White is joining the new Board as its second founding member after Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales.... Read more

  10. Wikipedia celebrates 15 years of free knowledge

    The Wikimedia community celebrates Wikipedia and its sister projects with nearly 150 events on six continents as the Wikimedia Foundation announces an endowment to sustain Wikipedia for the future.... Read more