Grantmaking

  1. Inspire New Readers campaign: Raise awareness of Wikipedia where you live

    Recent research shows that only 33 percent of Internet users in India, 19 percent of internet users in Iraq, and 39 percent of Internet users in Brazil have heard of Wikipedia. Those numbers differ dramatically from the United States and France, where 87 and 84 of internet users, respectively, have heard of Wikipedia. How would you raise awareness of Wikipedia where you live? A new campaign wants ... Read more

  2. Eleven community-led projects awarded Project Grants

    Selected from a field of 26 proposals, these projects focus on software, offline outreach, and online organizing.... Read more

  3. Ten community-led projects awarded Project Grants

    Project Grants support individuals, groups and organizations to implement new experiments and proven ideas, whether focused on building a new tool or gadget, organizing a better process on your wiki, researching an important issue, coordinating an editathon series or providing other support for community-building.... Read more

  4. Twelve community-led projects awarded Project Grants

    Selected from a field of 22 applications, the projects focus on software, offline outreach, and online organizing.... Read more

  5. New grants program will fund six community-led projects

    Selected from a field of thirteen applications, the projects focus on software, offline outreach, and research.... Read more

  6. Individual Engagement Grants program will fund eight community-led projects

    Selected from a field of 28 applicants, the 8 focus on tools and online community organizing.... Read more

  7. Wikimedia IEG program will fund fourteen community-led projects

  8. Reimagining the Wikimedia Foundation’s grants

    Participation from over 200 community members in the Reimagining WMF grants consultation led to planned changes to WMF’s grants programs.... Read more

  9. What we learned from the Inspire campaign to increase gender diversity on Wikimedia

    The Inspire Campaign sought ideas for initiatives to increase gender diversity in Wikimedia projects. Community members proposed 266 ideas, leading to 16 grant-funded projects. Here’s what we learned from this pilot.... Read more

  10. Meet the Inspire grantees working to increase gender diversity on Wikimedia

    The Wikimedia Foundation is pleased to announce a new group of grantees working to increase gender diversity in Wikimedia projects. 16 new projects will receive funding to engage women and allies around the world to improve Wikipedia’s coverage and quality — as well as research and experiment with new ways to support gender diversity on Wikimedia projects.... Read more