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Visited by 1.5 billion unique devices each month, Wikipedia’s essential role requires the Wikimedia Foundation to ensure the site remains thriving for years to come. When Wikipedia turned 15, the Foundation announced the start of the Wikimedia Endowment, a permanent, separately held, and invested fund that would support the site and its sister projects into the foreseeable future. Visit the Wikimedia Endowment’s dedicated site to learn more about how your support today or in the future can strengthen Wikipedia through its next 20 years and far beyond.

Thank you to our benefactors for their generous donations to the Wikimedia Endowment and for providing free access to knowledge to the world.  Wikimedia Endowment donors can be found here.

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