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  1. Innovation and iteration: Open call for the new Project Grants Program

    Photo by Benjamin Mako Hill, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    The Wikimedia Foundation’s Project Grants program will launch its first open call on July 1. It will be accepting proposals through August 2 for new ideas to improve Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  2. On the ground, Wikimania comes to life

    Photo by 	Sebastiaan ter Burg, CC BY-SA 4.0.

    In small alpine village of Esino Lario, Wikimedians traversed cobblestoned streets in the search for free knowledge.... Read more

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

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

  4. Inspire Campaign promotes quality and visibility of content across Wikimedia projects

    Photo by Michael Gäbler, CC BY-SA 3.0.

    A month-long event, called the Inspire Campaign, focused on developing ideas to improve the way contributors review and curate project has recently concluded. Over 250 people submitted or contributed to 100 ideas during the campaign. Contributors interested in improving the quality and accessibility of Wikimedia content are encouraged to review submitted ideas, make suggestions, and volunteer to h... Read more

  5. The International Francophone Contribution Month is here

    Photo by Benoit Rochon, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0.

    During March, across all French-speaking territories, Wikimedians are organizing dozens of events, training workshops, conferences, and photo walks to gather local contributors and promote the Wikimedia projects.... Read more

  6. Updated: the story of Wikipedia and libraries is being rewritten around the world this week with #1Lib1Ref

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    The libraries community has a huge number of opportunities to help solve gaps on Wikipedia.... Read more

  7. Who edits Wikipedia?

    Video by Giselle Bordoy WMAR, freely licensed under ccby

    Wikimedia Argentina has released a documentary film about their community to celebrate the fifteenth birthday of Wikipedia.... Read more

  8. Wikipedia celebrates 15 years of free knowledge

    Photo by Tanya Habjouqa, freely licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO.

    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

  9. Wikipedia statistics show that 2015 was the year of the movie

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    2015 was the year of the movie on Wikipedia, with eight film-related articles in the top 25—and one climbing all the way up to No. 3 in the last two months of the year.... Read more

  10. Wikimedia Foundation to explore new ways to search and discover reliable, relevant, free information with $250,000 from Knight Foundation

    Photo by Julo, public domain.

    Funds will support work to help people find the most relevant information on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects.... Read more