Saint George Cathedral and bell tower

Фонд Вікімедіа підтримує свої спільноти по всьому світу, захищаючи вільні знання перед лицем загрози з боку російського уряду

This post is also available in English.Этот пост также доступен на русском языке. 1 березня 2022 року Фонд Вікімедіа отримав від уряду Росії вимогу видалити контент щодо неспровокованого вторгнення в Україну, розміщений волонтерами російської Вікіпедії. Рух та Фонд Вікімедіа ніколи не відступали перед загрозами урядів позбавити людей їх основного права на доступ до безкоштовної, відкритої….

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Kyiv's Independence Monument / victory column

Wikimedia Foundation calls for continued access to free and open knowledge as Ukraine crisis continues

Цей пост також доступний українською мовою.Этот пост также доступен на русском языке. Update: As the conflict has continued, the Wikimedia Foundation received a Russian government demand to remove content from Russian Wikipedia. You can read the latest update and our response. The Wikimedia Foundation supports a global movement of volunteers and communities around the world.….

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Kyiv's Independence Monument / victory column

Фонд Вікімедіа закликає до безперервного доступу до вільних і відкритих знань під час війни в Україні

This post is also available in English.Этот пост также доступен на русском языке. Оновлення: під час конфлікту Фонд Вікімедіа отримав від уряду Росії вимогу видалити контент з російської Вікіпедії. Ви можете ознайомитися з останнім оновленням і нашою відповіддю. Фонд Вікімедіа підтримує глобальний рух волонтерів і спільнот по всьому світу. Ми підтримуємо наших волонтерів в Україні,….

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Amplifying Black and Diverse Histories is the Focus of New Wikimedia Foundation Collaboration with Global Artists

To kick off Black History Month, the Wikimedia Foundation, the global nonprofit that operates Wikipedia, announced the launch of Wiki Unseen, a collaboration with artists aimed at expanding the visual representation of Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) in Wikimedia projects and advancing knowledge equity. Launched today, the first iteration of the project, a….

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View from Hope station overbridge

Five reasons Wikipedia needs your support

In the 20 years since Wikipedia was born, it has grown to become a valued and beloved knowledge destination for millions across the globe. Now with over 55 million articles, its growth has been fueled by a global volunteer force and donors who explore and visit the site regularly.  Supported by contributions from readers around….

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Creating a Culture of Online Safety: Wikipedia’s Security team rises to new cyber challenges

The Wikimedia Foundation’s Security team is an often invisible force that works tirelessly to protect the information and software of Wikipedia and our other projects. The internet has changed a lot since Wikipedia was created in 2001, and that change has brought with it myriad new security challenges. From our vast army of diverse volunteer editors….

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European Union Flags

The Digital Services Act could require big changes to digital platforms. Here are 4 things lawmakers need to know to protect people-powered spaces like Wikipedia.

Update: The European Parliament’s Internal Market Committee voted on key provisions of the Digital Services Act (DSA) on 13 December 2021. For an overview of the vote and what this means for the future of the DSA, read our post on Medium. The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia, applauds European policymakers’ efforts to….

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Wikimedia Foundation launches Wikimedia Enterprise: the new, opt-in product for companies and organizations to easily reuse content from Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects

October 25, 2021, San Francisco, CA, USA ―  The Wikimedia Foundation, the nonprofit that operates Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects, today formally launched a new commercial product, Wikimedia Enterprise, for large-scale reusers and distributors of Wikimedia content. The opt-in product, operated by Wikimedia, LLC, is designed for companies and organizations who want to more easily….

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Eiffel Tower, Paris, France

Why donate to Wikipedia?

Nonprofit organizations across the world are vibrant and diverse with wide ranging missions and objectives. One thing that ties them together is the goal of fundraising and awareness – something each organization approaches differently. At the Wikimedia Foundation, your generous donations help us maintain our independence, serve our diverse and global community, and––unlike many other….

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Margeigh Novotny and Anusha Alikhan

Wikimedia Foundation appoints new Vice President of Communications, Vice President of Product Design

8 October 2021, San Francisco, California — The Wikimedia Foundation today announced the appointment of two new Vice Presidents: Anusha Alikhan as Vice President of Communications, and Margeigh Novotny as Vice President of Product Design. The Wikimedia Foundation is the nonprofit organization that supports Wikipedia and other free knowledge projects. With this news, both Anusha….

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